Lost City Revealed: The Mysteries of Nan Madol Uncovered (Video)
Step into the past and uncover the mysteries of Micronesia’s Nan Madol , one of the most ancient and enigmatic lost cities in the world. Built over 800 years ago from massive basalt rocks, this lost city is nestled in the dense jungle and mangroves. With groundbreaking technology like LIDAR and drones, the full extent of this city has been revealed, unlocking its secrets. Join the thrilling National Geographic expedition with archaeologist Albert Lin, as he delves deep into the oral traditions and stories of the people who built this monument, trying to unravel the mystery of how it was constructed.
Discover the magnificent and awe-inspiring city of Nan Madol , built by the Soudelor kings. From the massive temple constructed from pillars of basalt rock to the outer wall built to the edge of the reef, this lost city is a wonder of the ancient world. Advanced technology reveals the true size of the city and the tremendous human effort involved in its construction. Follow Albert Lin as he tries to uncover the enigma behind the building of Nan Madol, from the myths of magic to the reality of the effort required. Get ready to be captivated and transported to a world of ancient mystery and wonder.
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Top image: Nan Madol in Pohnpei, Micronesia. Source: Optimistic Fish / Adobe Stock.