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Archaeologists discovered ancient underground city in Greece

Baku, December 17 AZERTAC

Archaeologists have uncovered the ruins of an ancient Greek city called Vlochós, roughly 560 kilometres (350 miles) north of Athens.

According to Science Alert, the vast, 2,500-year-old city, buried at the top of a hill in central Greece, had gone unnoticed until now, because it was assumed to be the remains of a small village of little archaeological interest. But now signs of a large urban sprawl are finally coming to light.

The site itself sits atop a 215-metre-tall (705-foot-tall) hill named Strongilovoúni in western Thessaly - an area that was once thought of as a 'back water' of antiquity with little historical significance.

To see what was hiding below, they used ground-penetrating radar systems, finding evidence of a town square and a much larger urban sprawl than previously thought.

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