5 Shockingly Advanced Ancient Buildings That Shouldn’t Exist


Michael Bradley - Time Traveler

By Eric Yosomono,  Welldone Quibranza,  Alaric Penname 


Posted on Cracked.com (so science might not be as accurate as the humorous observations)
The achievements of ancient cultures tend to be woefully unappreciated — we think of the people as loincloth-wearing savages, and when we’re proven wrong by some impressive feat of engineering, we just make a bunch of documentaries about aliens. But the engineers of times past were nothing to sneer at, and some of their accomplishments make ours seem slightly embarrassing.

#5. Derinkuyu’s Massive, Ancient Underground City

Bjorn Christian Torrissen

Derinkuyu’s underground city was discovered in the 1960s in Turkey, when a modern house above ground was being renovated. Much to the relief of everyone present, the 18-story underground city was abandoned and not swarming with mole people.

Master Tourism

Hidden for centuries right under everyone’s noses, Derinkuyu is just the largest of hundreds of underground complexes…

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