Most mysterious historical sites
• The most mysterious historical sites
People living thousands of years ago created some amazing buildings. These structures are so amazing that scientists for hundreds of years looking for answers to the question of who, why, and most importantly, how they built without the proper technology. There are various theories, from the rational to the extraterrestrial.
We have compiled a list of the most mysterious monuments.
1. Stonehenge, England
Legend has it that Stonehenge was erected magician Merlin Merlin. In fact, the stone complex predates fictional era of King Arthur. Incredible is how it got the huge boulders from the quarry to its present location, breaking the 100-kilometer distance.
2. Baalbek, Lebanon
It remains unclear how builders may build the column weight of 1000 tons.
3. Newgrange, Ireland
Surprisingly, the age of this mound more than the Egyptian pyramids.
4. The dolmens of the Caucasus, Russia
If the purpose of your route - Adygea, here on the slopes you will find a small structure of flat stones. The amazing fact is that the weight of the plates is calculated in tonnes, but they are in close contact with each other, that is between them, if not impossible to stick a knife blade.
5. Tikal, Guatemala
One of the largest Mayan settlement 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 of Bolshoi Zayatsky Island, Russia
Solovetsky Islands meet travelers these whimsical patterns. It is believed that this ritual structures to communicate with the spirit world.
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 spheres of Costa Rica
Initially it was thought that the round shape spheres gave water, but scientists have refuted this theory.
9. The Terracotta Army, China
In the mausoleum of Qin Shi Huang is more than 8,000 statues of Chinese warriors. Each statue is unique and there is no equal.
10. Angkor Wat, Cambodia
Europeans learned about this complex, were surprised by the construction technology. Masonry was so dense that at times giving no seams.