Some of the most breathtaking man-made structures in the world were created by people in search of understanding in a world full of seemingly incomprehensible magic and mystery.
Throughout the course of history, human beings have built incredible monuments and mysterious buildings to mark the passing of time, to track the movements of the heavens, and to honor and glorify their gods and kings. In this captivating program, Ancient Mysteries® takes a globe-spanning journey to some of the most extraordinary and moving of these famed sites. From the massive temples at Machu Picchu to the megalithic statues on Easter Island, this is an up-close look at some of humankind's most impressive achievements. Learn how and why these monuments were created, and discover the latest findings and theories with leading archaeologists and scholars.
From Jerusalem to Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, Sacred Places takes a spellbinding look at some of the most sanctified places on earth.