10 Legendary Lost Cities In India That Were Later Discovered

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2. Kalibangan

B. B. Lal, erstwhile DG of Archaeological Survey of India, stated: “Kalibangan in Rajasthan has given the evidence of the earliest ploughed agricultural field ever revealed through an excavation.” And then there are unique fire altars here that make it so important.

Location: Hanumangarh, Rajasthan

Established in: 3700 BC

Abandoned in: 1750 BC

Discovered in: 1919 AD; by Luigi Pio Tessitori, an Italian Indologist, who was working on Ram Charit Manas by Tulsidas

3. Lothal

Lothal ranks high in the list of the lost cities of India belonging to the Indus Valley civilisation that were discovered and excavated. Though floods wiped off the town during that time, structures like wells, dwarfed walls, baths, drains, and paved floors can still be seen. This shows how strong the structures were even during that time.

Location: Saragwala Village in Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Established in: 3700 BC

Abandoned in: 1900 BC

Discovered in: 1954 AD

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