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The Acropolis in Athens, Greece, came in second after the Angkor site in Cambodia on a list composed recently by CNN.
The list was composed following the announcement of the most expensive vacation of all time that was recently purchased by two people for 1.5 million dollars from luxury website VeryFirstTo.com.
CNN rounded up 20 of the network’s favorite sites.
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How did the ancient Athenians build this near-flawless icon of Greece’s golden age?
Just see this video …
“Secrets of the Parthenon” received a 2009 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Science, Technology and Nature Programming. Join a team of architects and engineers as they investigate the many mysteries of this icon of Western civilization. How did the ancient Greeks design and build their masterpiece so quickly? How did they achieve such precision and perfection without modern tools and architectural aids that we take for granted today, such as comprehensive plans or drawings?