Cities of the Underworld

The BEST episodes of Cities of the Underworld

Every episode of Cities of the Underworld ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Cities of the Underworld!

Right beneath our feet, there are cities hidden by time that may hold clues that could rewrite history. In “Cities of the Underworld,” Don Wildman travels to the farthest and deepest reaches of the globe, using cutting-edge technology to explore mysteries buried deep underground. Across the season, Don will follow in the footsteps of treasure hunters to search for a lost Aztec colony, travel to Croatia to learn about the lost history of a little known pirate queen who supposedly ruled her empire from a muddy cave, and explore tunnels below the city of Los Angeles that may hold the clues to solving one of the most infamous cold cases in American history.

Last Updated: 8/3/2022Network: History
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Secrets of the Ancient Metropolis
star
10.00
1 votes

#1 - Secrets of the Ancient Metropolis

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/19/2021

Don explores the massive underground cities in the mountains of Turkey that may have been home to the first civilization on Earth.

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Washington D.C.: Seat of Power
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8.20
10 votes

#2 - Washington D.C.: Seat of Power

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/15/2008

A look underneath Washington D.C., including the national defense and the areas which have been created which are intended to keep the country safe from wars and natural disasters. Included is a look at secret bunkers and the world created below the Capital Mall.

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Secret Holy Land
star
8.20
5 votes

#3 - Secret Holy Land

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/22/2008

Underground Ethiopia is explored. Included: tombs of emperors; subterranean cathedrals; and the palace of the Queen of Sheba. Also: theories regarding the possible resting place of the Ark of the Covenant.

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Real Mafia Underground
star
8.10
10 votes

#4 - Real Mafia Underground

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/9/2008

Underground Sicily and the origins of the Mafia are explored. Included: the escape route of a mob boss; a bone crypt; and bunkers used during World War II by the Axis powers.

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Hitler's Underground Lair
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8.03
78 votes

#5 - Hitler's Underground Lair

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/30/2007

Go beneath the streets of Berlin and unearth the remains of the Nazi bunkers.

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Templars and the Founding Fathers
star
8.00
1 votes

#6 - Templars and the Founding Fathers

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/12/2021

Don goes deep beneath a Knights Templar stronghold in Turkey to explore a provocative theory that may link the fabled secret society to the founding fathers of America.

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A-Bomb Underground
star
7.92
12 votes

#7 - A-Bomb Underground

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/11/2008

Tokyo, Japan is a city straight out of the future, above ground and below. Go beneath the busy streets to see the latest technology that will save the city from the many natural disasters ready to strike. From there go back in time to World War II to see how Hiroshima's underground offered protection from the most powerful bombs.

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Viking Underground
star
7.92
12 votes

#8 - Viking Underground

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/25/2008

Dublin, Ireland is much more than a city full of pubs and pints. Burial tombs, defense tunnels, and mysterious burial crypts line the underground below the rolling hills.

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Tomb of the Lost Mummies
star
7.92
12 votes

#9 - Tomb of the Lost Mummies

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/26/2009

Underground Cairo is explored, focusing on ancient structures that have withstood time and countless invasions. Included: a step pyramid built a century before the Giza pyramids; and a tomb containing 2000-year-old mummies. Also examined: the Book of the Dead.

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Under the Rock
star
7.88
8 votes

#10 - Under the Rock

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/12/2009

Underground San Francisco is explored. Included: an ammunitions depot; a former repository for nuclear missiles; Civil War fortifications beneath Alcatraz; and tunnels below Chinatown.

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City of Blood: London, England
star
7.85
20 votes

#11 - City of Blood: London, England

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/26/2008

The third-season opener explores Victorian-era London, when hard times forced many to take extreme measures to procure food and shelter.

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Hitler's Last Secret
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7.82
11 votes

#12 - Hitler's Last Secret

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/3/2008

Prague is a city cloaked in mystery, with an underground to match. Medieval castles line the streets & dark dungeons lie deep below them. From quarries where Hitler may have stored his secret weapons to mines that doubled as Communist slave camps, Prague has surprising stories to tell.

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Hitler's Trenches
star
7.80
10 votes

#13 - Hitler's Trenches

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/23/2008

Underground Belgium is explored, focusing on the trenches and tunnels of World War I.

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America's Military Underground
star
7.77
13 votes

#14 - America's Military Underground

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/14/2021

Don explores top-secret military and government tunnels and looks into classified technology that could be used to build entire cities...right under our feet.

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Murder Tunnels
star
7.77
13 votes

#15 - Murder Tunnels

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/25/2021

Don uses brand new mapping technology to expose the dark and deadly uncharted spaces beneath American cities.

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Rome: The Rise
star
7.75
8 votes

#16 - Rome: The Rise

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 7/30/2007

What was the secret to the success of ancient Rome? Aqueducts, underground neighborhoods and one of the oldest sewer systems reveal many secrets. The largest and most influential empire in history leaves clues to her greatness under nearly every street.

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Katrina Underground
star
7.73
11 votes

#17 - Katrina Underground

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/29/2008

The New Orleans underground after Hurricane Katrina

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Tunnels of Hell
star
7.67
15 votes

#18 - Tunnels of Hell

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/2/2008

Exploring the Japanese island of Okinawa and its complex system of subterranean tunnels, caves and bunkers that was used during World War II.

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Barbarian's Lair
star
7.67
15 votes

#19 - Barbarian's Lair

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/1/2008

Exploring life beneath the streets in Europe after the fall of the Roman Empire.

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Secret Pagan Underground
star
7.64
11 votes

#20 - Secret Pagan Underground

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/16/2007

4000 years ago, a mysterious pagan society called the Hittites dug deep into the soft volcanic rock to carve out an intricate underworld. But after almost 800 years of rule, the Hittite Empire vanished without a trace. Where did their people go and what clues have they left behind in their complex subterranean world?

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Land of Manson
star
7.64
11 votes

#21 - Land of Manson

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/7/2008

Underground Los Angeles is explored. Included: Charles Manson's subterranean hideaways; tunnels used by corrupt cops; the subway system; and military bunkers.

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Gods of War
star
7.62
13 votes

#22 - Gods of War

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/2/2009

Underground Turkey is explored, focusing on the remnants from invasions and travelers on the trade routes. Included: the lore of the Trojan War.

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Maya Underground
star
7.60
10 votes

#23 - Maya Underground

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/10/2008

Visit the center of Mayan civilization. Hundreds of ruins scatter the landscape & reveal clues to bloody rituals, advanced architecture & belief in an unforgiving underworld of Mayan gods.

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Dracula's Underground: Bucharest, Romania
star
7.58
12 votes

#24 - Dracula's Underground: Bucharest, Romania

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/9/2007

Visit the city of Bucharest, Romania and learn about its most famous citizen, Vlad the Impaler, more commonly known as Dracula. Travel underground as secret prisons, caves and dungeons are revealed. Only through the bleak subterranean stretches can one come face-to-face with the truth about this infamous Romanian ruler.

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Prophecies from Below
star
7.54
13 votes

#25 - Prophecies from Below

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/24/2008

The ancient world was shaped by people who believed they foresaw the will of God. Jerusalem is at the heart of all their fiery prophecies. From bloody wars to the birth of saviors, Jerusalem has been at the center of prophetic revelations.

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