Up from their Ruins- Forgotten Cities

Whether due to war, climate change or natural disaster, these cities were forgotten for centuries until being rediscovered. Cuidad Perdida ‘Lost City’: Colombia- was discovered in 1972. This city was founded in 800 AD and was abandoned at the time of the Spanish Conquest. It consists of series of terraces carved into the mountainside and several plazas all connected by tiled roads. You can reach the top by climbing 1200 steps of a mountain in dense jungle.

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