There are 34 off the beaten path places tagged archaeology:

Hagar Qim and Mnajdra temples

The megalithic temples of Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra in Malta are among the oldest structures in the world, dating back to 3600-3200 BC. They are older than the pyramids, Stonehenge, Carnac and Mayan…

Moche Sun and Moon pyramids

Huaca del Sol and Huaca de la Luna are pyramids in Valle de Moche near Trujillo, Peru, built in the Pre-Columbian era by Mochica Indians. Both pyramids have interesting images on their walls, like…

The mystery of Ha'amonga 'a Maui Trilithon in Tonga

Ha'amonga 'a Maui Trilithon is a mysterious massive gate. No one knows what its purpose was and how it ended up on the Tongatapu island. The locals believe it was the throne of Tuitatui god.

The disappearing Dilmun necropolis in Bahrain

Dilmun Burial Mounds are huge necropoleis spread around Bahrain, mostly found in the northern part, close to A'ali village. This area was considered the largest ancient cemetery in the world, having…
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The eternal fire of Yanar Dag

Yanar Dag's fire has been burning for thousands of years and can never be extinguished. The burning mountain is located on Absheron Peninsula, Azerbaijan, and causes everything around it burst into…

Pyramids of the Kingdom of Kush

Little is known of the history of the Kingdom of Kush, or Meroitic Kingdom. Meroitic Kingdom existed between 800 BC to 350 AD on the territory of Sudan, and more than 200 Meroe pyramids still stand…

The Lycian necropolis of ancient Teimiussa - Üçagiz

The ancient Lycian necropolis is a part of Teimiussa ruins, which is located in the harbour of Üçagiz village in Turkey. The oldest ruins are the sunken city tombs, which look like upside-down…

The beehive tombs of Bat Necropolis, Oman

The Bat necropolis in Oman has not been fully excavated yet, and little is known about the culture that constructed it, however, this is the largest found necropolis from 3BC.


Avdat is a city built by Nabatean tribes in the third century BC. This city was the center of the famous incense route. Here passed the caravans laden with spices on the way to the Mediterranean.
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