Thursday, September 19, 2019

Prehistoric and ancient shrines

Samseonghyeol

Three mysterious holes in the ground in Jeju City. According to legends from these holes came semigods - founders of the ancient Tamna state...

Tahtzibichen Labyrinth

A natural cave labyrinth, Mayan site. Contains stone temples, small pyramids, sculptures, ceramics, human remains. Part of caves is inundated. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.8979 N 89.6087...

Balankanche Caves

A network of sacred Mayan caves, contains large selection of ancient pottery and idols in their original locations. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.6587 N 88.5349 W Categories: Caves, Prehistoric...

Sacred Cenote in Chichen Itza

Human sacrifice site of the ancient Mayan Chichen Itza city. In deposits discovered huge amounts of gold and jade artefacts as well as human...

Blakitnaja Krynica (Blue Well)

The most powerful spring on East European Plain, most likely, is Blakitnaja Krynica. This Belarussian spring emits some 60 liters of crystal clear water...

Mnajdra

One of world's oldest stone structures is Mnajdra - a group of three prehistoric temples which were built with great skill many centuries before...

Gorham’s Cave

The impressive Rock of Gibraltar hides many secrets but some of the most intriguing are linked to Gorham's Cave. This could be the last...

Monte Brasil “Phoenician sanctuaries”

There are several small rock-cut chambers - so called Monte Brasil "Phoenician sanctuaries" - near the beautiful Renaissance town Angra do Heroísmo. Their origin...

Kubu Island (Ga’nnyo)

Kubu Island is an unusual place: a granite island with giant baobabs and mysterious ruins rising over seemingly endless, white salt flats. Geology Makgadikgadi salt flats...

Škocjan caves

The giant Škocjan caves belong to the most interesting caves in the world, with several exceptional qualities. This magnificent natural landmark has served as...