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Does the 'lost city' of Johor exist ?

Posted on Monday, 1 May, 2006 | Comment icon 8 comments


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"The "lost city" of Gelanggi or Linggiu, claimed to have been hidden in the jungles of Johor for more than a thousand years, does not exist, said an archaeologist in the National Heritage Department."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by twopits on 1 May, 2006, 12:40
The "lost city" of Gelanggi or Linggiu, claimed to have been hidden in the jungles of Johor for more than a thousand years, does not exist, said an archaeologist in the National Heritage Department. Khalid Syed Ali, the curator of archaeology in the department's research and development division, said a team of researchers carried out a study over a month in July last year but found no evidence of the "lost city". Quoting British novelist John Mortimer: "Never believe a rumour until you hear it officially denied." twopits
Comment icon #2 Posted by Sharm on 1 May, 2006, 14:40
Maybe the elusive Johor bigfoots live in the lost city
Comment icon #3 Posted by ancondatm on 1 May, 2006, 17:02
Maybe the elusive Johor bigfoots live in the lost city LMAO... It's sad but i was thinking the EXACT same thing! Ok but seriously... how far away is this lost city from where the bigfoots were sighted? Anyone have any idea?
Comment icon #4 Posted by Atlantis Rises on 1 May, 2006, 22:35
Just a big foot step away.
Comment icon #5 Posted by Sharm on 1 May, 2006, 23:56
LMAO... It's sad but i was thinking the EXACT same thing! Ok but seriously... how far away is this lost city from where the bigfoots were sighted? Anyone have any idea? I'm not quite sure of the location but Linggi is quite far north of the bigfoot sighting site. Full story of the lost city can be read here: Kota (Fort) Gelanggi
Comment icon #6 Posted by Unpro on 2 May, 2006, 2:06
The lost city of johor will never be found as it will rewrite some history and undermine the so called superiority of certain races in the country. It is also possible that the lost city now is inhabited by giant big foots.
Comment icon #7 Posted by steven b on 2 May, 2006, 20:57
first of all, how can you lose a city? it isnt that easy to. i mean, how many people do you hear saying, " crap! i left my city at the check out counter!," or, "hey, did you bring the city? no? me either.. what do you mean you must've dropped it hiking up here?!" or howsabout ," i tried the subway diet! its awesome! i lost a whole metropolis!"...okay anyways.... how can you lose a city?....
Comment icon #8 Posted by Unpro on 3 May, 2006, 1:15
well, the city is very old, the forest is only second to amazon rainforest, and there are only traces of buildings here and there, clay pots and pants, some man made structures left overs, etc (they don't build things with rocks here when wood is easier to get. Woods rots away after a few hundred years) You need to find clue of some sort of goverment or religion (in maybe the form of talisman, shrine, altar, etc, which of course would have rot away. They could be hindus or buddha or some other yet to be known religion.) Then you have to date all these artifact and it must surpass the age of ot... [More]


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