Friday, July 20, 2012

Amazing facts-Ghost town, Craco

Craco

Back in the 19th century this was a bustling town, but poor farming conditions forced much of the population to relocate, before a punishing sequence of seismic activity did for the rest in the 60s and 70s.

It looks so battered nowadays it doubled as biblical Jerusalem in Mel Gibson's'The Passion of The Christ'.



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