5 Lost Cities Forgotten by Time That have never been Found!

Posted by Shubham Ramchandani in Nature and Travel On 22nd April 2017

These lost cities might be legendary or might never have existed in the first place. These cities forgotten by time have certainly had a long lasting effect on our history according to archaeologists and historians.

#5 CITY OF TROY

It was a bronze age city located in Turkey. In Greek Mythology it is said that Poseidon and Apollo built the city's great walls to serve the Trojan King Horse.

3000 BCE - 100 BCE

#4 Sodom and Gomorrah

The Book of Genesis mentioned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah which were also said to be mentioned in the Quran. It is said that the judgment of God was passed on these cities which were consumed by fire.

#3 Shambhala - City of Light

Shambhala is mentioned in the various ancient texts of Buddhists and Hindus. Hindu text mentioned Shambhala as the birthplace of Kalki, the final incarnation of the God Vishnu. It is intact in belief systems and is a pure land for Buddhists.

#2 El Dorado - The City of Gold

El Dorado, a Spanish Empire which describes a mythical tribal chief of Muisca, the people of Colombia who covered himself in gold dust and submerged in the lake Guatavita. It was searched for many years even with South America, Amazon was also marked for the exploration, but due to no evidence the city was declared as a Myth.

#1 ATLANTIS

In ancient Greek, it is said to be the island of Atlantis which is also mentioned in Plato's work where it represents a power that besieges ancient Athens.

Some believed it to be fictional but some believed it to be real. There is still a debate going on which makes it without any facts to be fictional.

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