Expedition Unknown Season 2 : Leaving no stone unturned, Josh Gates’ adventures take him around the globe as he immerses himself in the core locales linked to each tale. From excavating ruins in search of the real Robin Hood to sailing the high seas investigating Christopher Columbus and exploring Nepal’s “sky caves” for Shangri La, Gates’ archaeological background and ubiquitous sense of humor generate a new take on age-old stories.
Expedition Unknown Season 2 Episode 19 : The search for Nazi secrets and their stolen gold continues in the darkest corners of history; both underground and underwater. This time, Josh dives for relics of Nazi foreign minister Joachim Von Ribbontrop who dumped his family’s entire fortune into the dark and deep waters of Lake Fuschlsee […]
Expedition Unknown Season 2 Episode 18 : Josh exposes Nazi secrets as he searches for the lost fortune of war criminal Adolf Hitler’s billions in gold, art and relics stolen on his orders by the Nazis to suport his doomsday weapon during World War II. They also built networks of hidden tunnels and bunkers. Today, […]
Expedition Unknown Season 2 Episode 17 : Josh searches for the lost mummy of Atahualpa, the last great king of the Incan empire, hidden high in the Andes Mountains and in the jungles and highlands of Ecuador. His reign ended when Spanish Conquistador Francisco Pizarro murdered him and brought the Inca civilization to an end. […]
Expedition Unknown Season 2 Episode 16 : Josh searches for the mysterious civilization of Teotihuacan, a lost empire left behind in Mexico with soaring pyramids dedicated to the gods, imposing temples, and a treasure trove of cryptic art. He seeks answers on who these indigenous people were, finds out their secrets that have been buried […]
Expedition Unknown Season 2 Episode 15 : After learning about the ancient Buddhist realm of Shambhala in Kathmandu and exploring the skycaves, Gates continues his search for the real Shangri-La. This time, he discovers a rock tower used for human burials and filled with bones dating back to 800 A.D. Next, he travels to Lo […]
Expedition Unknown Season 2 Episode 14 : Gates searches high in the Himalayas for Shangri-La. He learns of its legend as a hidden utopia. In the most remote reaches of Nepal near the border of Tibet is an area known as the Mustang, an area that’s been closed off to the outside world and the […]
Expedition Unknown Season 2 Episode 13 : Josh embarks on a journey around the world to uncover mysteries about Christopher Columbus. First, Josh looks for Columbus’ legendary ship, the Santa Maria, and later ventures to find the real remains of the explorer.
Expedition Unknown Season 2 Episode 12 : Gates searches for Yamashita’s Gold, millions of dollars in Southeast Asian gold and jewels that was looted by Japan and covertly transported to the Philippines under the direction of Japanese general Tomoyuki Yamashita during World War II. The fortune was hidden by gangsters, military generals, and a secret […]
Expedition Unknown Season 2 Episode 11 : Gates searches for a lost city in the Kalahari Desert in Africa. First discovered by circus pioneer The Great Farini in 1885, he supposedly came across the ruins of a lost city half buried in the scorching sands. Those who followed in his footsteps came up empty-handed and […]
Expedition Unknown Season 2 Episode 10 : Gates travels to South Africa to search for the missing Kruger Millions, the gold coins of the country’s entire financial reserve. The treasure vanished overnight after South African President Paul Kruger loaded the hoard on a train and it vanished overnight in 1900 during the Boer War.
Expedition Unknown Season 2 Episode 9 : Gates hunts for the Heart of Suleiman the Magnificent, ruler of the Ottoman Empire in the 16th century. When Suleiman died in 1566 during a battle in Hungary, his body was brought back to Istanbul, but not before a ritual was performed involving the removal of his heart […]
Expedition Unknown Season 2 Episode 8 : Gates searches for the True Cross. This relic, said to have mystical healing powers, has been lost for 2,000 years. Gates visits Jerusalem, Israel and Istanbul, Turkey, to find if the cross or fragments of it still exist. The cross was cut into three pieces on the orders […]
Expedition Unknown Season 2 Episode 7 : Gates goes to the ruins of Yonaguni Island, the westernmost Japanese island on the East China Sea, to determine whether the undersea structures are geologic or man-made. The Yonaguni Monument discoverer, Kihachiro Aratake, dives with Josh, showing him the undersea area with cut steps leading up to a […]
Expedition Unknown Season 2 Episode 6 : Gates searches for the treasure of art dealer Forrest Fenn, who after being diagnosed with terminal cancer hid his fortune, worth $2 million, deep in the Rocky Mountains north of his hometown of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Expedition Unknown Season 2 Episode 5 : Josh travels the English countryside on a mission to learn if Robin Hood was a real man and if he’s the hero from the legends or a murderous outlaw. He dives into 800 years of ballads and stories at London’s British Library, explores tunnels and caves beneath Nottingham, […]
Expedition Unknown Season 2 Episode 4 : Gates digs up the truth behind vampire legends. His travels start at Curtea Veche in Romania, where he learns about Vlad the Impaler, the inspiration behind Dracula. Then off to Marotinu de Sus, a Romanian village, where six men desecrated a fresh grave believing it to be a […]
Expedition Unknown Season 2 Episode 3 : Josh explores the ocean floor of the Cayman Islands and the coasts of North Carolina in his quest to find the lost treasure of the legendary pirate Blackbeard.
Expedition Unknown Season 2 Episode 2 : Josh journeys into the heart of Mongolia in search of the fabled lost tomb of Genghis Khan. After encountering harsh weather and resistance from locals, can Josh enter Mongolia’s “Forbidden Zone” to locate the burial grounds?