Petra is an amazing sight to behold and if you are ever planning on going to the Middle East, then do yourself a favor and go to Jordan just to visit this place. The carvings are extraordinary and you cannot help but marvel at the work that has gone into this particular underground city.
Moose Jaw Tunnels, Saskatchewan, Canada Moose Jaw is a Canadian term meaning winter lasts too long. This winter cold during the early twentieth century is what compelled the construction of the underground tunnels beneath the city to escape the cold and get some warmth beneath the city.
RESO, Montreal Canada is not a fun place to live in the winter, but this underground section of the city makes it a whole lot better. While there are some shops underground, the main purpose of the underground city is to provide an underground passageway between buildings on the surface that are snowed in.
Now a housing construction project may have unearthed the biggest hiding place ever found in Cappadocia, a region of central Turkey famous for the otherworldly chimney houses, cave churches, and underground cities its residents carved for millennia.
Underground cities are quite the phenomenon and they are a spectacle to watch. While many of them have become abandoned and obsolete hence being lost in history, thanks to renovations, some of them have become subterranean worlds drawing tourists from all over the world.
From cities that lay hidden for millennia under desert sands, to Bronze Age metropolises, jungle cities, and entire complexes constructed on coral reefs, giant rocks, underground caverns, or carved into cliff faces, we feature ten amazing cities from the ancient world, though there are many, many more that continue to inspire and intrigue us in ...