Expedition Unknown: World's 8th Wonder Pictures
Josh is on the trail of Russia’s missing Amber Panels, priceless pieces of art stolen by the Nazis during WWII.
Josh Gates, host of Travel Channel's Expedition Unknown, poses in front of the remnants of the Berlin Wall in Germany.
The classical statue Fighting Amazonian Woman guards the entrance to the Altes Museum in Berlin.
St. Basil’s Cathedral
Reconstructed Amber Room
A look at the amazing, reconstructed Amber Room in Catherine Palace near, Russia.
Catherine Palace near St. Petersburg, Russia, was the original location of the Amber Room. The palace has exquisite artistry and more than 1,000 rooms.
During WWII, the Nazis spent 2 days dismantling the Amber Room in Catherine Palace, and they packed the panels into 36 crates like this one.
Josh squeezes down a tight hole to the basement of the Bunker Museum in Kaliningrad, Russia — the last known location of pieces of the Amber Room.
Lending a Hand
While in Deutschneudorf, Germany, Josh helps the workers digging for the Amber Room in the mines beneath the city.
Kaliningrad, Russia, the last known location of the Amber Room, was nearly completely rebuilt after its destruction in WWII, allowing the city to have unique architecture, including the Cathedral of Christ the Savior.
Red Arrow Train
The Red Arrow train service began in 1931 and has run uninterrupted ever since. Josh spent the night on the train on his way to Kaliningrad, Russia, to follow a new lead on the location of the Amber Room.