There are many places in the world where the foot of a curious tourist has not set foot. They arouse the interest and excite the creation of all travel lovers, but, for one reason or another, they remain untouched. Fortunately, there are places with no less interesting history that are accessible to everyone. It is about them that we will talk.
Aokigahara is a forest located northwest of the foot of Mount Fujiyama on the Japanese island of Honshu. Locals call this place the "suicide forest", as dozens of people take their own lives here every year. They say that compasses don't work here, and ghosts roam at night.
The valley of pitchers is located in the Lao province of Siangkhuang. There are giant jugs scattered everywhere, which, according to legend, belonged to giants. And scientists have not yet been able to find a logical explanation for the appearance of pitchers, because the weight of some pots exceeds 6 tons, and they reach up to 3 meters in height.
The golden stone is one of the main Buddhist shrines. This is a huge granite boulder with a height of 5.5 meters and about 25 meters in girth, which by some miracle has been balancing on the very edge of the Chaittiyo rock ledge for many years. According to legend, the Buddha gave a monk a lock of his hair, and he, in order not to lose it, hid it with this very stone.
This mysterious place is located in the Atlantic Ocean between Florida, Bermuda and Puerto Rico. Over the past hundred years, more than 100 ships and aircraft have mysteriously disappeared here. Someone says that storms and cyclones are to blame for everything, and someone is convinced of the involvement of aliens or inhabitants of Atlantis.
Glastonbury Tower is located in the English county of Somerset, on top of a 145-meter hill, which is also called St. Michael's Hill. Locals call the tower a portal to the other worlds. It is also believed that King Arthur and his wife Guinevere are buried on this hill. But this is only a small part of the legends associated with this place.
Off the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea in the Bay of Naples there are two small picturesque islands that are connected by a small bridge. One of the islands is uninhabited, a villa is built on the other. Now the villa is abandoned, but all its former owners either died mysteriously, or went mad, or went to prison. Therefore, the islands are considered cursed.
Belitz-Heilstetten is an abandoned hospital complex, which consists of more than 60 different buildings. Once there was a sanatorium here, once a hospital for tuberculosis patients. After the Second World War, no one used the building, and now everyone is afraid of it. They say that strange sounds are heard here at night, and after a tour of the hospital, the energy seems to leave the body.
Surprisingly, this multi-colored "fountain" is not located on Mars, not on Venus, and it is not even a figment of the imagination of a science fiction writer. Fly Geyser is a real place. It is located in the north-west of the US state of Nevada. Once upon a time, they tried to drill a well for a well here, but they touched a geothermal valve, as a result of which boiling water began to make its way out. Some believe that if you wash your face with this water, life will become "bright and happy".
This place is located in the west of the Sahara and is a geological formation consisting of many mysterious rings. Rishat is called the "eye of the Earth" and the "blue eye" of the desert. It is still not clear exactly how it appeared, but scientists are hypothesizing about the fall of a meteorite or a volcanic eruption.
The Devil's Tower, or Devils Tower – is an unusual shaped mountain that is located on the territory of the state of Wyoming. According to an old Indian legend, the rock was built by an evil demon. The unclean sat on the very top of it, beating a drum, thereby causing thunder and lightning. By the way, local residents often observed light phenomena on the top of the mysterious mountain.
The funnel in the strait of Cape Perpetua is a place where even the most reckless divers do not dive. At high tide, you can observe an amazing natural phenomenon here: the water first quickly fills the well, and then "shoots" up a six-meter fountain.
The largest Egyptian pyramid is located on the Giza plateau. Its height is 138.8 meters, the length of the base is 230 meters. It consists of 1.65 million limestone blocks, each of which weighs several tons! Despite the fact that archaeologists have already studied the pyramid inside and out, it is still not clear exactly how it was built.