Aaru In ancient Egyptian mythology, the fields of Aaru (Egyptian: M17-G1-D21-G43-M2-M2-M2 iArw meaning "reeds") (alternatives: Yaaru, Iaru, Aalu) or the Egyptian reed fields, a...
Aeaea Aeaea or Eëa (or Aiaía) was a mythological island said to be the home of the sorceress Circe.
Akilineq Akilineq (or Akilineq) is an Inuit language toponym meaning the opposite country, which has variously been theorized to be a mythical place, an area in northeastern North America, or p...
Antillia Antillia (or Antilia) is a phantom island that was reputed, during the 15th-century age of exploration, to lie in the Atlantic Ocean, far to the west of Portugal and Spain.
Aornum Aornum (Ancient Greek:) was an oracle in Ancient Greece, located in Thesprotia in a cave called Charonium which gave forth poisonous vapours.
Argyre In Greek and Roman mythology, Argyre was a mythical island of silver, located in the east.
Atlantis Atlantis (in Greek, "island of Atlas") is a legendary island first mentioned in Plato's dialogues Timaeus and Critias, written about 360 BC.
Avalon Avalon or Ynys Afallon in Welsh (probably from the Welsh word afal, meaning apple) is a legendary island featured in the Arthurian legend.
Axis mundi The axis mundi (also cosmic axis, world axis, world pillar, columna cerului, center of the world, world tree), in religion or mythology, is the world center or the co...
Baralku In Yolngu culture, Baralku (or Bralgu) is the island of the dead and the place where the Djanggawul originated.
Barnumbirr Barnumbirr is a creator-spirit in the Yolngu culture of Arnhem Land in Australia, who is identified as the planet Venus.
Cantre'r Gwaelod Cantre'r Gwaelod, also known as Cantref Gwaelod or Cantref y Gwaelod (The Lowland Hundred), is a legendary ancient sunken kingdom said to have occupied a tract of fertile land lying ...
Celestial ocean Several mythologies have the notion of a celestial ocean or river, enveloping the world both above the heavenly sphere and below the underworld.
Celtic Otherworld In Celtic mythology, the Otherworld is the realm of the dead and the home of the deities and other powerful spirits.
Chinvat Bridge The Chinvat Bridge ʧinva:t Or the Bridge of the Requiter in Zoroastrianism is the sifting bridge which separates the world of the living from the world of the dead.
City of the Caesars The City of the Caesars (Spanish Ciudad de los Césares), also variously known as City of the Patagonia, Wandering City, Trapalanda or Trapananda, Lin Lin or Elelín,...
Cockaigne Cockaigne or Cockayne is a medieval trope denoting a mythical land of plenty, an imaginary place of extreme luxury and ease where physical comforts and pleasures are always immediately at...
Enchanted forest In literature, an enchanted forest is a forest under, or containing, enchantments.
Grove of fetters A Grove of fetters (Old Norse: Fjöturlundr) is mentioned in the Eddic poem Helgakviða Hundingsbana II: : Helgi obtained Sigrún, and they had sons.
Hyperborea In Greek mythology the Hyperboreans (Hyperborei) were a mythical people who lived "beyond the North Wind".
Kumari Kandam Kumari Kandam (Tamil:குமரிக்கண்டம், Kumari Continent), also called as Kumari Nadu(Tamil:குமரிநாடு, Kumari Country) is the name of the legendary sunken continent, according to many ...
Lake Uniamési Lake Uniamési or the Uniamesi Sea was the name given by missionaries in the 1840s and 1850s to a huge lake or inland sea they supposed to lie within a region of Central East Africa with th...
Lands Beyond Lands Beyond is a study of geographical myths by L. Sprague de Camp and Willy Ley, first published in hardcover by Rinehart in 1952, and reissued by Barnes & Noble in 1993.
Leibethra Libethra or Leibethra was a city close to Olympus where Orpheus was buried by the Muses.
Lemuria (continent) Lemuria is the name of a hypothetical "lost land" variously located in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
Mashu Mashu, as described in the Epic of Gilgamesh of Mesopotamian mythology, is a great cedar mountain through which the hero-king Gilgamesh passes via a tunnel on his journey to Dilmun after leaving...
Mount Sapo Mount Sapo is a fictional mountain supposed to exist somewhere near Rome, presumably in Italy.
Mu (lost continent) Mu is the name of a suggested lost continent whose concept and the name were proposed by 19th-century traveler and writer Augustus Le Plongeon, who claimed that several ancient civilizations, su...
Muang Then Muang Then is a legendary Tai locality believed to be associated with modern day Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam.
Panchaea Panchaea is an island, first mentioned by ancient Greek philosopher Euhemerus in the late 4th century BC. Euhemerus describes the island and his trip there in his major work Sacred History, ...
Paristan Paristan or Pari-estan (پریستان pariyestân, "fairyland"; پری pari fairy + the suffix -stan) is a name of a fairyland in the folklore of Middle East, South Asia and Centra...
Pimpleia Pimpleia was a city in Pieria in Ancient Greece, located near Dion and Mount Olympus.
Royllo Royllo (also Roillo), is a legendary island that was once thought to be located in the Atlantic Ocean.
Sacred grove A sacred grove or sacred woods are any grove of trees of special religious importance to a particular culture.
Samseonghyeol The Samseonghyeol are three large holes in the ground in Jeju on Jejudo, an island in the northern East China Sea.
Satanazes The island of Satanazes (also called the island of Devils, or of the Hand of Satan or of St. Athanasius) is a legendary island once thought to be located in the Atlantic Ocean,...