Story of cities #5: Benin City, the mighty medieval capital now lost without trace

With its mathematical layout and earthworks longer than the Great Wall of China, Benin City was one of the best planned cities in the world when London was a place of ‘thievery and murder’. So why is nothing left?

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.theguardian.com

See on Scoop.itlevin’s linkblog: Geography Channel

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