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Newest Wonders of the World: Tauric Chersonese

Courtesy of UNESCO/ Tauric Chersonese National Preserve

Tauric Chersonese, Ukraine

Among the ruins of this ancient city, founded by the Greeks in the fifth century B.C., you can find early Christian artifacts scattered alongside remains of Stone and Bronze Age settlements and Roman tower fortifications. Hundreds of chora—vineyard plots of equal size—once made this area the most productive wine center in the Black Sea region.

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