From ancient roman cities to near perfect preservation areas found in a rain forest, these are the 7 lost cities that have been found.
1. Ani, Armenia
Ani is a ruined medieval Armenian site situated in Turkish province of Kars.
2. Palmyra, Syria
Palmyra is a lost city 215 km northeast of the Syrian capital. It was in recent news because ISIS blows up ancient tower tombs in this city.
3. Pompeii, Italy
Pompeii was an ancient Roman city in Italy. It is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and with 2.5 million visitors every year also one of the most popular tourist attractions in Italy.
4. Palenque, Mexico
Palenque is an ancient city also known as Lakamha, was a Maya city state in southern Mexico that flourished in the 7th century.
5. Timgad, Algeria
Timgad was a Roman colonial town in the Aurès Mountains of Algeria. The full name of the town was Colonia Marciana Ulpia Traiana Thamugadi.
6. Tikal, Guatemala
Tikal is the ruins of an ancient city found in a rainforest in Guatemala and is part of the Maya Civilization.
7. Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu is a 15th-century site located 2,430 metres above sea level.