The earth has an old history of civilization; many cities which formerly existed and thrived were lost either due to wars, invasions, natural calamity or abandoned by its inhabitants. Many of these cities have been discovered while many remain more of a myth as to the fact if they actually ever existed or not.
This city is most famous because of the Trojan War that took place over here as mentioned by Homer in his poems. The city might have been thought to be a legend had it not been excavated in 1870 by Heinrich Schliemann.
This Roman city was brought to an end by the volcano and a whole city was buried under it. It was excavated after 1,700 years of remaining buried and has since been the object of various excavations carried out to fully explore and unearth it.
This city was written about by Plato, it was said that this city was a very powerful and influential one and had brought a great part of Europe under its rule. It eventually sank into the city by a supposedly natural disaster.
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The discovery of this city is also famous because of the fact that the famous explorer Percy Fawcett went missing after he set off to discover this city. This city was thought to be located somewhere deep in the jungle of Brazil.
This city is located in Jordan in close proximity with the Dead Sea, its unique architecture distinguishes it and its remains are evident of the fact that the city was a very advanced one.