9. Gobekli Tepe
Located in modern-day Turkey, Gobekli Tepe is perhaps one of the most important archaeological sites in the world.
Many researchers have even claimed that this site was actually the real-life representation of the biblical Garden of Eden.
What’s fascinating is that the temples constructed in Gobekli Tepe predate the invention of the wheel and it is said that they were built before humans began agricultural practices.
This means the site was constructed by the more primitive hunter-gatherers.
Now, remember, the hunter-gatherers were nomads who didn’t settle and were constantly on the move. Why would they need to construct a permanent settlement?