Happy Wednesday! This week we thought we’d take a look at some of history’s fascinating lost cities.
Karakorum, a city on the old Silk Road, was once the capital of the Mongol Empire under Genghis Khan’s Ögedei.
Amusing Planet takes a look at Sarai Batu, the lost city that was once the capital of the Golden Horde, and the film set designed to recreate it.
With a name so well known many might not realize it refers to a real city, Xanadu, or Shangdu, was the summer capital of Kublai Khan’s Yuan Dynasty.
Do you have a favorite lost city story? Let us know in the comments!