Of all the enduring mysteries embedded in human history, perhaps none capture the imagination as strongly as those of lost civilizations. From the seemingly impenetrable jungles of South America to the depths of the Mediterranean , whispers and rumors of hidden cities buried by time have inspired the minds of explorers, the pens of authors and the imaginations of filmmakers and game developers. Below are five cities steeped in legend that may yet be discovered by some intrepid archaeologist. Just don't forget your whip and fedora. In , a three-man team led by British surveyor Col. Their goal was to find the ruins of an ancient civilization nicknamed by Fawcett "The Lost City of Z. The three men, unfortunately, were never seen again.
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According to Russian legend hidden beneath the waters of Lake Svetloyar is a mythical city built by Georgy II, the Grand Prince of Vladimir in the early part of the 13th century. According to legend when Batu Khan sacked the Russian city of Vladimir he first heard of Kitezh and became determined to capture it and he led the Golden Horde into Russia. The Mongols attacked and captured Maly Kitezh forcing Georgy to retreat with his army to the forests towards Bolshoy Kitezh. Although they had found and captured Maly Kitezh the Mongols did not know where to look for Bolshoy Kitezh as it was hidden on the lakeside which was protected by thick forest. Only those who knew the secret paths could find it.
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The scent of ceremonial incense disperses in the gusts of a fierce wind, causing magnolia flowers to fall on the restless surface of a lake. A powerful Dragon rises above an ancient Pagoda, preparing to rain all of its fury down onto it. How did a peaceful sanctuary in the mountains bring on the wrath of this legendary beast?
A few have been discovered but most of them have not. Side by side with the stories about underground structures, we have underground networks and tunnels connecting different places and sometimes extending for many kilometres and even between different countries. In this article we will explore the myths and legends from all over the world that refer to underground cities and tunnels as well as what archaeologists and researchers have found and how these findings may be connected to such stories. According to mythological traditions, underground sites were mostly referred to as entrances to the underworld and we find such references all around the world. The underworld was a place where the dead would go, but it was a place with physical entrances, guards, buildings and cities, and a place that a few mortals could visit and even communicate with the dead souls, gods, kings or the armies of the underworld.