While famous historical sites attract millions of travelers every year, the ancient wonders we are talking about are remote from popular tourist destinations. Today’s collection contains impressive buildings by unknown ancient architects that have survived to this day.
The prehistoric group of islands of Micronesia, the underground city of Anatolia, the Lebanese temple of stone blocks, so huge that it remains a mystery how they were moved – read about these and other miracles further.
Underground Kingdom of Derinkuyu (Turkey)
750 km from Istanbul is the ancient multi-tiered city of Derinkuyu. This is the largest cave system ever built by hand, left on the face of the earth. The city of ancient Anatolia (modern Turkey) impresses with its developed infrastructure. Schools, stables, churches – and all this is carved from soft volcanic stone at 60 m, and in some places at 85 m below the surface of the earth. Continue reading