Ten mysterious places.
People living thousands of years ago, created some amazing buildings. These buildings are so amazing that scientists for hundreds of years searched for answers to the question of who, why and most importantly how they were built without proper technology. There are different theories, from rational to extraterrestrial.
We have compiled a list of the most mysterious historical monuments.
1. Stonehenge, England
Legend has it that Stonehenge was built by the magician and Merlin the wizard Merlin. In fact, the stone complex appeared before the fictional era of king Arthur. It remains incredible how huge boulders came from a quarry on the present place, breaking the 100-kilometer distance.
2. Baalbek, Lebanon
It remains unclear how the builders were able to erect the column, weighing 1,000 tons.
3. Newgrange, Ireland
Surprisingly, this age of this mound bigger than the Egyptian pyramids.
4. Dolmens Of The Caucasus, Russia
If the purpose of your itinerary Adygea, here on the slopes, you will find a small building made of flat stones. The amazing fact is that the weight of the plates is calculated in tons, but they are so densely adjoin to each other, that between them even it is impossible to push the knife blade.
5. Tikal, Guatemala
One of the largest settlements of the Maya hidden in the green jungle where there are artificial ponds and even a field for ball games. But pay special attention to the pyramids.
6. Stone labyrinths on Bolshoi SATCOM island, Russia
Solovetsky Islands, meet travellers these whimsical patterns. It is believed that this ritual structures to communicate with the spirit world.
7. Petra, Jordan
Amazing building, which is located at an altitude of 900 meters above sea level. It is not clear how the masters were able to build it without scaffolding.
8. Stone balls of Costa Rica
Initially it was thought that the round shape of the spheres gave water, but scientists denied this theory.
9. Terracotta army, China
In the mausoleum of Qin Shi Huang is more than 8000 statues of Chinese warriors. Each statue is unique and none are the same.
10. Angkor Wat, Cambodia
Europeans learned of the complex, was surprised by the technology construction. The stonework was so dense that sometimes it was missing stitches.
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