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Josh Gates goes on an awe-inspiring journey to the most storied places on the planet. At each breathtaking destination, he immerses himself in the legends that made them famous. From the Yucatan Maya's bizarre worship rituals to soaring like a god from Greece's Mount Olympus, Josh explores these magical places through his unique point of view.

Wednesday 10:00 PM et/pt on Travel Channel
2 Seasons, 29 Episodes
September 27, 2017
Documentary & Biography
8.1/10
Cast: Josh Gates
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  • From a tense standoff near the Berlin Wall at the height of the Cold War to an Arizona prison where an unlikely outlaw finagled her freedom, Josh Gates explores five legendary locations where fight or flight were the only options.

  • From an abandoned American dream in the Amazon jungle to an abbey in France where countless souls lost their lives, Josh Gates reveals legendary locations where man has battled the forces of nature.

  • From the ultimate samurai smackdown in 17th-century Japan to a young author who found inspiration for his most terrifying tale in Boston, Josh highlights locations where people's passions were transformed into lasting legacies.

  • From a treacherous island prison in Ireland to a California mining town that saw more than its share of murder and mayhem, Josh Gates digs deep to uncover the buried secrets of six legendary locations.

  • From a Florida prison where a convicted murderer went from hated to hero to the site of a fiery Viking massacre in Ireland, Josh Gates explores six legendary locations where heroes and villains faced their moment of truth

  • From a lake in India with connections to alien life to a train station in Spain where a mild-mannered customs clerk took on the Nazis, Josh Gates uncovers the mysteries of what lurks within six extraordinary locations around the globe.

  • Josh Gates explores six legendary locations where passionate people risked it all for love, including a former spy hub on the coast of Spain and a cave in Puerto Rico that may hold the fabled Fountain of Youth.

  • From an imposing Czech castle said to protect a portal to hell to a lavish feast prepared for 3,000 hungry primates in Thailand, Josh Gates explores five legendary locations where appearances can be deceiving.

  • Josh Gates takes us to places where perseverance paid off - from a New England town where the wrongfully accused stood their ground to a Japanese mountain where self-starvation for the common good was an honored tradition.

  • From West Virginia's secret underground government bunker to a Japanese town that survived a massive tsunami, Josh Gates highlights legendary locations where the end of the world is just the beginning.

  • Josh explores locations where the natural and supernatural worlds collide.

  • Josh Gates shines a light on places darkened by the past, from a mysterious mansion connected to a haunted heiress in California to a colorful festival commemorating the death of a demoness in India.

  • Josh Gates explores places where destruction and creation exist in breathtaking concert, from the legendary Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine to a Spanish festival that culminates with a citywide inferno.

  • Josh explores places where unusual heroes rule the day, from a legendary pirate paradise near Madagascar to a small Mexican town that celebrates a wealthy rancher's generosity with the most explosive festival on Earth.

  • Josh explores legendary locations across the globe, from an ancient city carved deep into a canyon in the Jordanian desert to a legendary pirate paradise near Madagascar.

  • Josh explores the most iconic and mysterious monuments across the globe, from a miraculous pyramid in Central America to the majestic Statue of Liberty.

  • Josh Gates legendary places of protection that were hidden in plain sight, from Pablo Escobar's secret Colombian hideaway to a series of anti-aircraft towers that became a haven for radio pirates.

  • Josh explores other great walls around the world, from a cursed fortress along India's Aravalli Mountains to a series of towering metal forks that once defended Britain from the Nazis and were taken over by pirates -- of radio.

  • Josh explores three legendary locations where stone labyrinths hide something incredible, including a vast city carved deep into a canyon in the Jordanian desert and a dark South Pacific cave once used as a kitchen by a cannibal tribe.

  • Josh explores three locations where people connect with spirits and miracles, from a celebration honoring a mysterious American soldier on a remote Pacific island to portal to the dead in New Orleans.

  • Josh explores three iconic monuments, including the majestic Statue of Liberty and one of the world's greatest architectural masterpieces -- the Blue Mosque.

  • Josh investigates the iconic mystery of the crystal skulls. He visits sites in Belize, Spain and Scotland where the legends are born from obsession.

  • Josh visits three sites where the journey is the destination. He follows a coca leaf farmer down Bolivia's perilous Death Road, explores history's most feared prison in French Guiana, and investigates a mysterious 12,000-year-old structure in Turkey.

  • Josh Gates explores legendary places of protection, from a historic military fortress in Gibraltar and Pablo Escobar's secret Colombian hideaway to a floating kingdom on Peru's Lake Titicaca.

  • Josh explores the beauty of the spiritual realm. He investigates a German basilica said to house the bones of 11,000 virgins, a Japanese ice cave guarded by a dragon's spirit, and a remote island where cats outnumber humans.

  • Josh Gates explores the stories behind millionaire Jim Thompson's disappearance in Malaysia, an ancient city's collapse in Cambodia and a celebration of death in Bolivia.

  • From the castle that inspired the home of an iconic vampire to the market where Santa's devilish sidekick stalks and scares holiday revelers, Josh Gates tells the stories of places where legends never die.

  • From a miraculous pyramid in Central America to ancient Greek myths, Josh Gates shares the mysteries of the most awesome places on Earth.

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