Some Mysterious Places of the World!

In this great world there are many mysterious places still remaining as puzzles to mankind. The stories and facts behind them are really interesting to learn and nobody knows the answers for the questions such as Why?, How?, When? and etc. Let us see some of them here.

 

Stonehenge

Stonehenge

Stonehenge is a circle of 17 upright stones called sarsens which stand on Salibury plain in South West England. The stones weigh up to 50 tonnes and have other stones, called lintels, laid across the top. There is also inner circle of smaller blue stones weighing up to 4 tonnes each. Stonehenge is only stone circle in the world with lintels across the top of the stones and experts think it was completed in about 1500 BC. They believe that sarsen stones were transported from 32 Km away and the blue stones came from the incredible 250 Km away. In that old period with out transport facilities at least 600 men would have been needed to move each sarsen stone on some of the steepest parts of the journey. Nobody knows exactly why Stonehenge was built, but it may have been a druids' temple or even a kind of astronomical calendar.

Nazca lines

The Nazca Lines

The Nazca Lines are enormous drawings on the ground (called geoglyphs) that stretch across Nazca Desert in southern Peru. They show more than 300 geometric patterns, spirals and animals. The lines are so vast (one extends 65km) they can only be seen properly from a height of about 300m. The lines were first noticed when commercial aeroplanes began to fly over Peru in the 1920s. Most experts agree that they were made by the Nazca Indians who lived in the region between 300 BC and AD 800, but there are many questions yet to be answered about them. For example, why were the nazca drawings made and how are they so precise if their makers had no means to view them from the sky?

The Great Pyramid

The Great Pyramids

The Great Pyramids of Egypt are still remaining as one of the mysterious things of the world. They are lying approximately at the centre of total land mass of the world (i.e) each side of the pyramids covers 25 % of the land mass of the world. They were built as tombs for the died kings and queens, and in that age it was the exclusive privilege to have pyramid tomb. It is really amazing that how they would have been built with zero mathematical errors as the pyramids are such things which need a correct ratio of height and side to get all equal sides. They have been built by the huge lime stones each weighing 4 to 10 tonnes. About thousands of hard working people would have been required to set, lift and transport those huge stones.

Today, there are more than 93 pyramids in Egypt. Of them three are big in size and were built in the period of cica 4650 B.C. Khufu's pyramid is the biggest and was built by 13 million number of lime stones each weighing about 5 tonnes. It was built on a square base with sides measuring 230 metre covering 13 acres. Its four sides face four cardinal points precisely, and it has an angle of 52 degrees. The original height of pyramid was 146.5 metre, and today it's only 137 metre, and the 9 metre is missing due to the theft of fine quality lime stones by Ottoman Turks in the 15 th century to build house and Mosques.

Bermuda Triangle

The Bermuda Triangle

The Bermuda Triangle is an area of Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida. It is the most mysterious for being supposed site of many unexplained disappearances of ships and flights which once crossed this area. The three points of the triangle are Miami, Bermuda and San Juan in Puerto Rico. In 15th century , Christopher Columbus claimed to have seen a 'great flame of fire' falling into the ocean in the area. The mystery of Bermuda Triangle first began to attract attention in 1945, when Flight 19 a training mission of five US bombers, vanished off the Florida coast. The that was sent to find them also disappeared, and around 100 boats and aircraft have also been lost there. All the disappearances of air-crafts and boats happened mostly at night times. Explanations include magnetic fields, sea monsters and abduction by aliens. But, some experts are believing that disappearances are caused by magnetic field or bad weather conditions.

Moai stautes

Easter Island

Easter Island lies in the South Pacific between Chile and Tahiti, and is one of the most isolated island of the world. By the 16 th century, Easter Island had nearly 10,000 inhabitants who had made huge statues known as moai. The 827 moai were carved from the island's volcanic and have long and angular faces. The average moai was about 4 m tall and weighed about 14 tonnes, so they would have been extremely difficult for the islanders to transport. Archaeologists believe that the moai statues symbolize the spirits of Easter Island's most important inhabitants.

Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan
Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan

In AD 600 Teotihuacan in Mexico was the sixth largest city in the world and about 200,000 people lived there at that time. Just 150 years later the whole Teotihuacan was almost deserted and the plants had begun to grow upon the huge pyramids. Nobody knows why Teotihuacan was abandoned, but it may have been devastaed by a huge fire in AD 650.

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dharmathai 7 years ago from Bangkok

a very nice piece of work and good coverage of the topic on this page. Apart from being extremely interested in such mysterious matters, i am currently awaiting to see if anything happens in 2012 or not accoeding to Mayan calendar it is the end of things as we know them.. many megalithic structures from many countries indicate this date, as well as the fact that scientists agree that on 21/12/2012 our solar system will align with the plane of the galaxy and the centre of the black hole in it's middle, also we will have the highest solar storms of the 11 year cycle that year too, and the earth will lie between the sun and the black hole in center of galaxy when the solar flares are at their longest. It is theorized that the solar flares will be pulled further out by the black hole and cause our planet to be singed.


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ratnaveera 7 years ago from Cumbum Author

Dear dharmathai, Thanks for coming here and your new information about solar system. Every thing is in God's hands. Man has no power to win Super Powers. I hope God will save our globe from oncoming threats.


Indian lady 7 years ago from India

Burmuda triangle is really misterious. Can we ever know how Pyramids made?

Indian lady


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ratnaveera 7 years ago from Cumbum Author

Dear Indian lady, Thanks for reading this Hub! As you said I am also wodering about Bermuda Triangle and Pyramids! They are really challenges to modern science!


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Kebennett1 7 years ago from San Bernardino County, California

Miroslav Provod your information provides a lot to think about! I visited the Megalithic Temples In Malta/Gozo. I wish I could remember if I picked up any sense of static electricity there. It has been a long time! I do remember they were awesome! I would love to visit the others!

Thank you so much for the information!

ratnaveera, Thank you for writing this very delightful and interesting Hub. I would love to visit all of these places!


mercy  7 years ago

such information were so good and so great!!!!!


Roshan Kr Mandal 6 years ago

They are really the best mysterious places i have studied and listened. The information provided here is similar to what i studied in book. The information about Teotihuacan is upto extent i.e. how it was vanished, where it lies today and details about bermuda triangle should be provided.


loli al rammah 6 years ago

hi there i had a project about that and they provide me with very important information and thankoyu ...... !!


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prasadjain 6 years ago from Tumkur

These places are really curious and wonderful. Thanks for sharing this knowledge


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ratnaveera 6 years ago from Cumbum Author

Dear Sir, I am very happy to see you here and get your valuable comments. Thanks a lot!


Nahed 6 years ago

WOW!!! Really amazing places on Earth ...especially Bermuda Triangle ...thx a lot for the infos ...... great work ;)


prabhat 6 years ago

in this beautiful world,in the modern age of sciance and technology,it seems that now science win over nature and our history but these monument and incident defeted its argument.still there are so many puzzle which is unsolve


chandan * 6 years ago

bermuda triangle & nazca lines both are most mysterious things of our world. it seems like an another mysterious energy involved here or it reveal some great mysterious signs/things.


clinton frm india 6 years ago

the fact abt bermuda triangle is that ,that there is a large electro magnetic disturbance ,which completely absorbs every thing to the core


charbi ka anda(aman) 6 years ago

i love these things too.Bermuda triangle is my favorite place.


eden 6 years ago

amazing absolutely amazing!


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PaperNotes 5 years ago

Mysterious indeed! I guess that there are still a lot of things that mankind is yet to know. Things like this add spice to our endless pursuit of knowledge.


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ratnaveera 5 years ago from Cumbum Author

Dear PaperNotes, Thanks a lot for reading this Hub and adding your valuable comments!


rajesh 5 years ago

really wonderfull & very usefull to me ...


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Ryan-Palmsy 5 years ago from In a Galaxy far, far away

Another excellent hub. I have a few little facts too!

-Stonehenge is situated near a recently discovered bronze age settlement, so in reality it wasn't far from any settlements.

-People have had speculated a lot on the why Nazca lines have been developed. However, one popular theory is that they were created using string. To prove this a group of men did it; in about a day.

The Bermuda triangle is one of the busiest shipping routes in the whole world. Also it's rates of disappearances etc are no higher than the rest of the world, or so it seems.

I recently wrote a hub similar :) You should check it out!

Another excellent hub! Voted up!


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ratnaveera 5 years ago from Cumbum Author

Dear Ryan, Thank you so much for reading this article and adding some more information about Stonehenze and nice comments. Yes! I want to read your Hub also!


lariab 5 years ago

here is really surprisng information about those things,which we can never seeen in our life,but we get a good and awesome knowledge about them,thanks for all team who provides us such a myestreious knowledg.


lorenaichu 5 years ago

that is a great document. But I thik you must add some more mysterious places.

Bye, bye.


Chinmaya 5 years ago

These are interesting. Please give more

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