10 Mythological Places We Wish Were Real

10. El Dorado – The City of Gold

The origins of El Dorado lie deep in the jungles of South America and are inspired by stories of a tribal chief who was ceremoniously covered in gold dust when he rose to power. While the legend of El Dorado began when 15th century Spanish explorers traded stories about “the gilded one,” it quickly gave rise to a tale of a majestic city of gold located somewhere in the jungles of the New World.
10. El Dorado – The City of Gold