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Top 10 Lost Historic Ancient Civilization Towns
Over the periods many cities were built and lost. Many level lost without leaving any suggestion or leaving the simple minimum, which is found only in some learnt literature. Some may have been there and some are fable only until they are exposed again to tell the tale. Many become folklores. Now after thousands of years, they have curved into ruins that exhibit the single architecture and some of the premium craftsmanship of history. They toss some light upon the culture, spiritual belief and show the heroic stories of the long absent. There are many of them. Here is the list of the top 10 lost past ancient cities.
10. Mohenjo-Daro, Pakistan
7. Akrotiri, Santorini
6. Troy, Turkey
5. Memphis, Egypt
4. Petra, Jordan
3. Angkor, Cambodia
2. Machu Picchu, Peru
1. Pompeii and Herculaneum, Italy
Among all the lost cities of creation, undoubtedly the one which fixed most attention is Pompeii and its neighbor Herculaneum (Some call them the twin city). These cities were demolished by the catastrophic Stand Vesuvius volcanic eruption straddling 2 days on 24 august 79 AD which hidden the entire public under 60 feet of ash and mainstay. Once the premier holiday place for the upper class Romans, it was unseen from the world for 1,700 years till its rediscovery 1748. Although the volcano has demolished everything, to the astonishment, the city’s architecture with the famed uncountable frescoes and precious sculptures have been preserved flawlessly. These lost cities have been a great basis of understanding of the life and culture of antique Rome. The views of bandage casts of the dead bodies sprinkled throughout the city gives a picture of the holocaust. Today, it is one of the most popular traveler attractions of Italy and a UNESCO World Legacy. It receives a great number of travelers from worldwide which also makes it prone to harm. Several modern preservation efforts have been more fruitful. It’s the best city the world had lost.