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10 Most Incredible Shipwrecks

A shipwreck is the remains of a ship that has wrecked, which are found either beached on land or sunken to the bottom of a body of water. Shipwrecking may be purposeful or accidental. The United Nations estimates that there are more than 3 million shipwrecks on the ocean floor. Bellow is a list of 10 incredible shipwrecks found on beach or land. 1...

10 Most Amazing Ghost Towns

A ghost town is an abandoned village, town or city, usually one which contains substantial visible remains. A town often becomes a ghost town because the economic activity that supported it has failed, or due to natural or human-caused disasters such as floods, government actions, uncontrolled lawlessness, war, or nuclear disasters. (Also take a...

10 Most Impressive Crusader Castles

This is a list of impressive castles in the eastern Mediterranean and Middle East, founded or occupied during the crusades by the crusaders, in the 11th century till the 13th century 1. Belvoir Fortress, Israel – A Crusader fortress in northern Israel, on a hill 20 km (12 mi) south of the Sea of Galilee. Construction of the castle began in...

10 Most Famous Walls In The World

1. The Great Wall Of China, China – Built in the 14th century, the Great Wall Of China stretches for 8,850 kilometers!  This amazing wall was built to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire from the attacks of nomadic tribes. The Great Wall is one of the most recognized structures in the world, it is the largest man made barrier...

10 Most Beautiful Castles In The World

There are so many breathtaking castles around the world and it’s very hard to make a list of the top 10. Here’s one possibility for such a list with 10 amazing castles. You’re welcome to disagree and add a comment with your favorite castles. 1. Mont Saint Michel, France – A rocky tidal island in Normandy, located...

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