The Great Zimbabwe Ruins
The Great Zimbabwe Ruins are one of the best-known artifacts of African civilization formed in the centuries and millenia before the Industrial Revolution. Appealing to history buffs and thrill-seekers alike, these ruins are truly a wondrous spectacle to behold. Dating back to a great kingdom in the 11th century, these ruins are made entirely of hewn stone, and are held together with no mortar or other visible mechanisms at all. Instead the whole structure remains upright seemingly through nothing but the sheer force of gravity and balance, with rock assembled upon rock fascinatingly. To behold the magnificent remains of this once great civilization, head on over to the Zimbabwean southern city of Masvingo, where the ruins lie a short way outside the center.
Watch out for: numerous enclosure-like structures