Friday, September 18, 2020

Montezuma Castle

Very well preserved cliff dwelling, built by Sinagua people around 700 AD and occupied until 1400 AD. Occasional religious ceremonies take place here up...

Keet Seel

Abandoned Anasazi cliff dwelling, occupied in 1250, abandoned around 1300 AD. Here lived up to 150 people. Contains a circular tower, one of most...

Honanki cliff dwellings

Two pueblos in cliff overhangs, inhabited by Sinagua people in 1100 - 1300 AD. Numerous petroglyphs, even from 2000 BC, although most drawn by...

Betatakin

Abandoned Anasazi cliff dwelling, which once had up to 120 rooms for up to 125 people, now some 80 rooms remain. Located under a...

Antelope House

Impressive ruins of Anasazi settlement under cliff overhang. Abandoned around 1260. Nearby was Tomb of Weaver which contained a mummified body of old man. Location,...

Tonto National Monument – Lower Cliff Dwelling

The more visited of the two closely located cliff dwellings. Lower Cliff Dwelling had some 20 rooms and was developed and inhabited by the...

Bodie

Remarkably well preserved ghost town, developed during the Californian gold rush in 1876. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.21154 N 119.01261 W Categories: Abandoned cities and towns Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? North America,...

Beaufort Historic District

In this town have been preserved several neighborhoods with numerous magnificent homes and gardens from the 19th century. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.43079 N 80.6712 W Categories: Cities and...

French Quarter in Charleston

The oldest part of Charleston City which has been settled since 1680 and initially was walled. The area has many historical buildings, the oldest...

Fatehpur Sikri

Short-lasting capital city, built in 1570, abandoned in 1585 due to the lack of water. Complex of buildings preserved up to this day in...