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.

Most mysterious historical sites

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.

Most mysterious historical sites

2. Baalbek, Lebanon

It remains unclear how builders may build the column weight of 1000 tons.

Most mysterious historical sites

3. Newgrange, Ireland

Surprisingly, the age of this mound more than the Egyptian pyramids.

Most mysterious historical sites

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.

Most mysterious historical sites

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.

Most mysterious historical sites

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.

Most mysterious historical sites

7. Petra

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.

Most mysterious historical sites

8. Stone spheres of Costa Rica

Initially it was thought that the round shape spheres gave water, but scientists have refuted this theory.

Most mysterious historical sites

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.

Most mysterious historical sites

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.