10 Most Mysterious Lost Cities in the world

Natural changes often cause the loss of civilization in the history of the world there are a lot cities lost with mysterious civilization because their traces disappear. Various city or this lost civilization is often raised on various occasions literature or media. Here are 10 of the most famous lost city in the world 
It turns out that in this world there are a lot of lost city. The lost city is a city that has long been touched by inhabitants and left alone because The natural disaster etc.


1. Atlantis



Atlantis was described by Plato as civilization advanced and has a formidable naval strength. Atlantis said to have been conquered most of Europe before sinking into the sea. According to the traditional myth, the city is sinking because wrath of the gods upon the conduct of the inhabitants of this city, but according to scientific research, the city might sink because of geological phenomena.


2. El Dorado

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This is one of the lost city of the world's best known for a variety of myths that surround the city. In the original trace of their existence, of El Dorado described as a kingdom which can be found in South America, which makes this city so famous is the rumor about their civilization.

It is said that El Dorado was led by a king who is powerful, has a lot of gold and jewelry, and even his own city made of gold.

3. The City of Caesars


The City of Caesars Wandering Also known as the City and the City of Patagonia. The City of Caesars is a mythical city believed to be located at the southern tip of South America. The city has never been found, and at this time is considered a legend.


4. The Lost City of Z


The Lost City of Z is a lost civilization that located deep in the jungle of Brazil (the Amazon). Lost city said to be an advanced civilization with sophisticated network of bridges, roads, and temples. This is evidenced by the discovery of relics of many powerful tools in the Amazon jungle.


5. Pompeii and Herculaneum


In the year 79 AD, the volcano Vesusius in Naples, Italy, erupted and caused time to stop for a city of Rome. Buried at a depth of 60 feet of ash and rocks, none other than the Pompeii and Herculaneum, a town which, although in AD 79, had a civilization like this modern city is a place of public entertainment and upscale Rome.

Over 1,700 years, this city really is the lost city of the forgotten history of human civilization. Finally, in 1748, discovered accidentally by a worker kingdom. Until now this city is still a gathering place of the archaeological and tourists from around the world. Not only that, the remains of those who experienced this terrible disaster can still be seen in the city, namely Naples, Campania, Italy.


6.Machu Picchu


At first, the city of Machu Picchu is one of the lost civilization of the world's most mysterious. It is estimated there since the 14th century, the real proof of their existence lies in the Urubamba Valley, Peru, but no one knows for sure why the Incas chose such a strange location and for what purpose.

Until centuries then a lot of expeditions conducted research into this forgotten civilization. From the evidence available, the researchers estimate that there are over 140 different structures in that place where every structure is separated by a stone wall. Although built in the 14th century, but 100 years after that, the population of the city is gone missing, said because smallpox. No one knows the exact destination of the existence of Machu Picchu, some say that the city is used for sacred temples, prisons, until the residence of Emperor Pachacuti. Whatever it is, the lost city is still being debated today. wikipedia


7. Petra

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Petra is considered the most beautiful city of all the cities on this list. Petra is located in Jordan. The most striking feature is the beautiful architecture of stone-rock, which was carved from the rock surrounding mountains are beginning to be explored since the 18th century until now, the architectural beauty of the stone buildings of Petra still be enjoyed when on holiday to Jordan.

Petra own name is the name of the city is lost until it was raised again by an explorer, Ludwig Burckhardt in the 18th century. Since then the city is in the middle of the desert attracts thousands of tourists from around the world.

8. Memphis

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Established in the year 3100 BC, Memphis is an capital of ancient Egypt. And became the administrative center of civilization for hundreds of years before being abandoned inhabitants along with the rise of Thebes and Alexandria. In the former area of the city, many buildings are found the ruins of ancient Egypt.


9. Sodom and Gomorrah


The story of Sodom and Gomorrah is one of the most well-known story of the world religions. Sodom and Gomorrah is told there is a town full of people who are very sinful, therefore God then punishes them with a rain of fire that led to the city eliminating human civilization. Now the names of Sodom and Gomorrah is associated with some evil nature and sin in the world, and the various authors of literature that describes this city as a modern giant with a population that is not immoral.

10. Troy


Troy is a legendary city located in Turkey. Troy has long been regarded by many as a myth until it was excavated in the 1870s. Later it was discovered many ruins of buildings that are considered as modern architecture in his day.



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