The Old town square
Old town square is one of the oldest and most remarkable squares in Prague. It is irregular in shape and surrounded by charming buildings. Most of them belongs to the…

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The underground city
The landscape of this area resembles the moon. She is in Turkey, to be exact — in the valley of Goreme in Cappadocia. There appeared a very unusual tower of…

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Mysterious facts

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The most interesting map of the Turkish Admiral Piri Reis is the coastline of Antarctica. The map was compiled in the sixteenth century based on the Greek maps of the time of Alexander the great. Antarctica shown on the map with accuracy comparable to satellite observations.

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In 1995 on the island of Crete, archaeologists discovered a large chip is made of clay, which depicts a device resembling an outline of modern heavy helicopter. The subject recovered from the cultural layer 2 thousand years ago.

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The highest artificial mound in England hiding an ancient stepped pyramid. The surrounding fields regularly appear mysterious circles of flattened wheat and other drawings.

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Nazca – mysterious plateau, has for centuries haunting the scientists of the world. Nobody knows where it take great pictures. Continue reading

Tours to the most mysterious places of Russia

In Russia a huge number of places, covered with legends magic or dark mysticism. How they call it: “places of power”, anomalous zones… Some of them are so difficult that the path to him becomes a real adventure.

Especially rich in mysterious objects the European North of Russia. Researchers often associate them with the ancient civilization of Hyperborea. In the summer, to look for traces of the mother of world culture tourists are invited into the heart of the Kola Peninsula, while Hiking in the Lovozero tundra. Here on the shores of lake seydozero, which the Saami consider sacred and the dwelling place of evil spirits, researchers in 1997 were found cyclopean ruins, the remains of an ancient Observatory, and many other artifacts. Travelers particularly impressive 70-meter figure of a giant of Covey, inexplicably printed on high rock. An eight-day trekking on the Kola Peninsula to the Seydozero will require good physical shape, since it is held in quite dynamic pace.

Not smaller interest is represented and mount Vottovaara, located in neighbouring Karelia, in the middle of nowhere that you can reach it only during the jeep tour. Vottovaara — the highest point of the West Karelian upland— 417,1 m. the mountain is Located in 350 kilometers from the capital of Karelia, city of Petrozavodsk, in the Muezersky district. Famous Vottovaara lots of different single stones (including standing on the smaller rocks), called seita, and clusters of boulders, stone staircases and a peculiar form of vegetation: Continue reading

In Mexico found the entrance to the underworld

A real discovery in the spirit of adventure of James Fenimore Cooper made archaeologists in the ancient city of Teotihuacan (Mexico). Under the pyramidal temple of the Feathered Serpent (Quetzalcoatl) at a depth of 12 meters, archaeologists found the entrance to the underground galleries. Looking helped old maps and ground penetrating radar. Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent is the Central building of the so-called citadel, a complex that comprises the center of Teotihuacan. And it is possible that there be a dumping of Mexican rulers. Them scientists of the Mexican National Institute of anthropology and history (INAH) looking for a long time. Still they were not able to find any burial of high-ranking teotiuakana.

However, the thing. The entrance is blocked. He was barricaded in the II century ad the entrance to the tunnel is a square shaft with a side of 5 meters, and the path inside it to clean difficult, reports ArtDaily. However, using a laser scanner and other devices they were able to “see” about 37 meters of the tunnel. Technique shows that there is some kind of obstacle. Scientists suggest that it can be huge blocks or statues that the ancients filled up the entrance to the tunnel, so no one got in. Continue reading