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El Dorado: The Mythical City of Gold

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The Quest of El Dorado

A poem about El Dorado written by Juan de Castellanos.

The Legend of 'El Dorado'

Very informative primary source.

El Dorado: The truth behind the myth - BBC News

An article from BBC News written by Dr Jago Cooper Curator of the Americas, the British Museum.

Great scholarly source from Harvard University.

In Search of El Dorado, South America's Mythical Lost City of Gold - Urban Ghosts

Urban Ghosts contains some beautiful pictures of what El Dorado was perceived to be. The site also has photos of artifacts recovered that helps support the claim of existence of the city.

What Was the Legend of El Dorado?

The Legend of El Dorado El Dorado was a mythical city supposedly located somewhere in the unexplored interior of South America. El Dorado was allegedly unimaginably rich, with fanciful tales told of gold-paved streets, golden temples and rich mines of gold and silver. This website has literally everything! From the legend itself to the individuals whom attempted to seek it.

The discovery of the large, rich, and beautiful empire of Guiana

The discovery of the large, rich, and beautiful empire of Guiana: with a relation of the great and golden city of Manoa... performed in the year 1595, by Sir W. Ralegh, knt

Things That Caused the Legend

User-created website (likely from a student) that has some brief, but interesting information regarding the topic.