Thursday, July 2, 2020

Ancient Carthage

There is little left of the ancient metropolis of Mediterranean - Carthage. Here and there among the buildings in the eastern suburbs of Tunis...

Merv

Nothing is forever - even Merv today is in ruins. This city existed for some 2000 years and for a while it was the...

Chichen Itza

Major urban center of lowland Maya culture with numerous monuments of world importance and fame. Chichen Itza became an important center around 600 AD...

Joya de Cerén (Joya de Ceren)

Many centuries ago the Mayan village, now called Joya de Ceren, experienced sudden disaster - the eruption of nearby Loma volcano covered the village...

Palmyra

One of the richest and most sophisticated cities of antiquity was Palmyra. Today one can only imagine what impression this beautiful city left on...

Petra

There are hundreds of magnificent ancient cities around the world but none is similar to Petra. This amazing city was developed by Nabateans in...

Masada

Best known monument of the Jewish resistance against foreign occupation is Masada - an impressive fortress not far from the Dead Sea. According to...

Nimrud

It was almost 3 millenia ago when Nimrud was a sophisticated and splendid city - the capital of the great Assyrian Empire. The early 21st...

Hisarya walled Roman town

For millennia people are attracted to the hot springs in Hisarya town. Almost two thousand years ago the town was taken by the Roman...

San Lorenzo

The largest city in Mesoamerica in 1200 – 900 BC, a major center of Olmec culture. Important ceremonial center with extensive, elevated central part...