Modern Cities Of The World Inhabited By Human Skeletons And Ancient Ruins
There some cities all over the world whose history is very interesting. Some civilizations have built new cities on top of the ancient ruins while some have built new cities near the ancient monuments. There are many modern cities that we call the new era cities. Nevertheless, their history is thousands of years old and we are unaware of it. Let’s talk today about some of the most modern and popular cities that you will be amazed to know about.
Luxor city located on the east bank of the Nile River in southern Egypt. Currently with a population of over 500,000 but was largely inhabited in the 16th century. The city was one of the richest cities in the world. Its surrounded by large temples, royal tombs, and the Valley of Queens.
Ancient civilization used to inhabit the coastal region of Mexico. The ruins believed to date back to 564 AD. Experts believe that the city inhabited by people belonging to the Maya civilization a long time ago. Despite, the passage of time, an estimated 20,000 people have settled here. However, the attractive beaches and the historical ruins in the area are sure to attract tourists.
The Incas were a South American civilization dating to about 1400 AD and formed by the Koch people. Unfortunately, over time, some of these settlements forgotten. However, during diggings in the early 1950s, a pyramid called the Huaca Huallamarca discovered. Scientists claim that the structure has a history of 2,000 years. Lima has now become an attractive tourist destination.
The French city of Paris is one of the most romantic places in the world and called the city of lights and lovers. Nevertheless, most people are unaware that this city built on the remains of more than 6 million people. The Catacombs of Paris is a series of underground cemeteries built-in 1786. It is a tunnel built on human remains and about 300,000 people pass through every year.
Historians believe that the Spanish city of Barcelona first settled in the first century. The city founded by the Romans who called their new city Barcino, and after about 2,000 years the population increased greatly. Amongst the ancient places of the city is a third-century graveyard with the tombs of 70 Romans.
Historians believe that the city of London in England founded by the Romans in 500 AD. The city’s rich history dates back to the last two thousand years. Nevertheless unhappily, German bombing during World War II destroyed ancient London. However, a few historical ruins remain in the city, one of them being the Roman Wall of London.
Seoul is currently the most populous city in South Korea, currently with a population of over 10 million people. However, the city’s history is also 2,000 years old; the city’s base is Baekje inhabitants. Seoul counted among the modern cities, but the ancient walls are still present in the center of the city.
Nimrod is located just 30 kilometers south of the Iraqi city of Mosul. Historians believe that it was the capital of the world’s first empire dating back to 800 BC. Large palaces from here in the early 1840s and the temples rediscovered.