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Atsangvaras - the megalithic "dwarf fence" circles of Abkhazia

Many mountains in Abkhazia are interspersed with strange rectangular or circular stone structures, called “atsangvaras” – “dwarf fences” in Abkhazian. Legend says they were built by the…

Mayan ruins of Tazumal

The ruins of the ancient Mayan city of Tazumal feature two preserved structures, a Toltec pyramid, excavated ritual objects and wall carvings. Tazumal has the biggest pyramids in El Salvador, reaching…

Ajina-Tepa, the Buddhistic cloister of Vahsh valley

The Buddhistic cloister of Ajina-Tepa in Tajikistan revealed a Buddhist part of the land's history and its influence in spreading Buddhism from India to China. Among the main findings was a 12 meter…

Stone circles of Senegambia

Senegambian stone circles are extraordinary remains of ancient civilizations in Gambia and Senegal, the mystery of which is still unresolved. It is unclear when these circles were built, and what they…

Labyrinth of Cretan Minotaur

The myth about Minotaur is quite famous, however, we still don't know if it is rooted in history. Excavations in Crete provide ambiguous proof and give birth to different hypotheses as to the actual…

Lost City in Honduras

Ciudad Blanca is a legendary lost city of white gold deep in the jungle of Honduras, which was the unattainable goal of conquistadors, adventurers, treasure hunters and explorers since the 16th…

Actun Tunichil Muknal cave

Actun Tunichil Muknal is a cave near San Ignacio in Belize, also known as ATM cave was considered the domain of the Lords of Xibalba, and translates as "Cave of the Crystal Sepulchre". The cave has…

Ghar dalam cave

Ghar Dalam Cave belongs to Malta’s oldest prehistoric sites, having plenty of prehistoric stuff on display - the remains of Ice Age animals, dwarf elephants, micro-mammals, human bones and…
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The mysterious Davelis cave in Greece

The Davelis Cave, not far from Athens, in Greece, is one of the most mysterious places, surrounded by superstition. The sinister reputation of the cave, which used to serve as a hideout for thieves,…
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