Around The World In 80 Treasures

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  • 2015
  • 1 Season
  • 8.0  (252)

In this engaging program, historian Dan Cruickshank traverses the planet visiting 34 countries to see 80 of the world's greatest treasures.

Around The World In 80 Treasures
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Part 10: Bosnia To France And Home
10. Part 10: Bosnia To France And Home
September 28, 2015
Dan's first destination is the most dangerous place on Earth just a few years ago ¢‚¬" Mostar and its bridge spanning the Christian and Muslim worlds. Next, he heads for the Parthenon in Athens, then on to Italy , France and Spain. Dan is astonished by the unrivaled brilliance of the Alhambra.
Part 9: Turkey To Germany
9. Part 9: Turkey To Germany
September 28, 2015
Dan explores subterranean caves at Goreme. Then he travels on to Istanbul, where he visits the Hagia Sofia. Next up is Russia, where Dan is suitably impressed by the Moscow Metro, Solovki Monastery, and St. Petersburg. And on to Poland and Germany for more fascinating finds new and old.
Part 8: Mali To Egypt
8. Part 8: Mali To Egypt
September 28, 2015
Dan is in Africa, ¢‚¬Åthe most beguiling and enchanting of continents¢‚¬. In Mali, he finds the Djenne mosque, which is the largest mud building in the world. Then he continues west to Songho and Africa¢‚¬„¢s most isolated tribe, the Dogon. A Dogon mask once inspired Picasso to paint.
Part 7: Jordan To Ethiopia
7. Part 7: Jordan To Ethiopia
September 28, 2015
Dan goes in search of the Ark of the Covenant, the legendary great gold box which held the original Ten Commandments handed down to Moses by God. The rest of his journey takes him from Jordan to Israel and Palestine and finally to Ethiopia, Africa¢‚¬„¢s Garden of Eden.
Part 6: Uzbekistan To Syria
6. Part 6: Uzbekistan To Syria
September 28, 2015
Dan journeys to some of the most mysterious countries in the world, where the weary Western traveler cannot be sure of a warm welcome. Then Dan heads for one of the glories of the ancient world ¢‚¬" the great city of Persepolis.
Part 5: India To Sri Lanka
5. Part 5: India To Sri Lanka
September 28, 2015
Dan Cruickshank travels around India and Sri Lanka. In Calcutta, he tangles with a 10-armed naked goddess and is moved to passion in the Cave of Heavenly Maidens. Everything becomes clearer when he meets the triple breasted goddess, Menakshi.
Part 4: Japan To China
4. Part 4: Japan To China
September 28, 2015
Ancient and modern clash deliciously in Japan, while the Terracotta Army and the Great Wall of China expose the brilliance of ancient imperial China. Exhausted by his travels, Dan seeks solace and tranquility in a Japanese temple and meditation garden.
Part 3: Australia To Cambodia
3. Part 3: Australia To Cambodia
September 28, 2015
Giant termite mounds, edible juicy ants and erotic cave paintings are the treasures Dan Cruickshank unearths in the Australian Outback. Even the brilliance of Sydney harbor cannot rival the wonders of ancient Australia. Then on to the wonders of Indonesia and the ceremonies of the dead of Sulawesi.
Part 2: Mexico To America
2. Part 2: Mexico To America
September 28, 2015
Dan¢‚¬„¢s journey takes him from the mysteries of Mayan tombs to the symbol of the modern age ¢‚¬" the Statue of Liberty; and from the drama of the giant warriors at Tula to Thomas Jefferson¢‚¬„¢s elegant home in Virginia. Also on the trip -- Diego Rivera¢‚¬„¢s "Man, Controller of the Universe" in Mexico City.
Part 1: Peru To Brazil
1. Part 1: Peru To Brazil
September 28, 2015
Dan travels from the peaks of the Peruvian mountains, to the distant wilds of Easter Island; deep into the rainforests of Brazil and to its capital, Rio. Surviving crocodile infested rivers and the digestive challenge of fresh guinea pig, Dan reveals treasures celebrated and secret on this journey.
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In this engaging program, historian Dan Cruickshank traverses the planet visiting 34 countries to see 80 of the world's greatest treasures. Around The World In 80 Treasures is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on September 28, 2015.

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Around The World In 80 Treasures is available for streaming on the CuriosityStream website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Around The World In 80 Treasures on demand at Amazon Prime.

  • Premiere Date
    September 28, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (252)