Pyramids around the world

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1. In Greece, there are now 16 catalogued pyramids. Though some may be natural...

2. Italy

2.1. located about 40 km northeast of Milan and about 15 km south of Lecco in Lombardy/Italy..

3. Greece

4. China

4.1. Historically China is well known for things like the Great Wall of China..

4.2. Xi’an

4.2.1. Sensational expedition to Chinese valleys of pyramids which are located around Xi’an city in central China...

5. Europe

5.1. Bosnian

5.1.1. First pyramids in Europe. In the spring of 2006 five pyramids had been found in central Bosnia in the town Visoko..

6. Slovenia

6.1. In Maribor, northern Slovenia close to the Austrian border..

7. Russia

7.1. Vladivostok

7.1.1. The mountain Pidan is one of the most mysteriously and famous site in Siberia...

7.2. Nakhodka

7.2.1. Pyramidal hill “Sestra” and prehistoric pyramid “Brat”..

8. Rome

8.1. The 27-meter-high Pyramid of Cestius was built by the end of the first century BC and still exists today..

9. India

9.1. Many giant granite temple pyramids were made in South India during the Chola Empire, many of which are still in religious use today..

10. Mexico

10.1. Chichen Itza was a major regional focal point in the northern Maya lowlands from the Late Classic through the Terminal Classic..

11. Egypt

11.1. The most famous pyramids are the Egyptian pyramids — huge structures built of brick or stone..

11.2. Hawara

11.2.1. Amenemhet III was the last powerful ruler of the 12th Dynasty, and the pyramid he built at Hawarra, near Faiyum..

11.3. el-Lahun

11.3.1. The pyramid of Senusret II at el-Lahun is the southernmost royal-tomb pyramid structure in Egypt..

11.4. Lisht

11.4.1. Two major pyramids are known to have been built at Lisht — those of Amenemhat I and his son, Senusret I.

11.5. Saqqara

11.5.1. Major pyramids located here include the Step Pyramid of Djozer — generally identified as the world's oldest substantial monumental structure..

12. Mesoamerican pyramids

12.1. Puebla

12.1.1. The largest pyramid by volume is the Great Pyramid of Cholula..

12.2. Mexico City

12.2.1. There is an unusual pyramid with a circular plan at the site of Cuicuilco..

13. Mesopotamian pyramids

13.1. The Mesopotamians also built pyramids, called ziggurats. In ancient times these were brightly painted..

14. North American pyramids

14.1. Many mound-building societies of ancient North America built large pyramidal earth structures known as platform mounds..