Leonidas statue in Sparta. Sparta was a prominent city-state in Ancient Greece. Given its military pre-eminence, Sparta was recognized as the overall leader of the combined Greek forces during the Greco-Persian Wars. Between 431 and 404 B.C., Sparta was the principal enemy of Athens.
7. Giant City State Park In Makanda, Giant City State Park is a very popular attraction. People love "Giant City Street," a trail through these giant bluffs of sandstone. Formed over 12,000 years ago, you will be blown away by just how massive they are.
*Palenque* - Palenque was a Maya city state in southern Mexico that flourished in the 7th century. The ruins date back to 226 BC to its fall around 1123 AD. It is located near the Usumacinta River in the Mexican state of Chiapas