Underground river?
Come out from the banks of the underground river? 24 September lecture "Smart Moscow" held in the reading room of Turgenev lecture Maxim Deputatova, specialist in the history of the…

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The Gothic quarter in Barcelona
Gothic quarter – the oldest part of Barcelona The Gothic quarter is the true area of the Medieval and historical centre of Barcelona. Basic style perfectly coexists with the inclusions…

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Beliefs of the ancient Greeks
Some signs of the agricultural life of the Greeks we see first of all in the image business the hassle of Polyphemus, in the household utensils of his cave. Note,…

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The rating of the most mysterious places on the planet

10 place Mounds Cahokia

The settlement called Cahokia, located not far from Illinois, USA. This settlement was founded in 650 ad, and the complex architecture of buildings proves that these people stood a few steps above in its development. At the peak of prosperity, the population of the city amounted to 40 thousand people.

But the main attraction of Cookie – earthen mounds, in height reaching up to 100 feet. In addition, during the excavations was found a unique solar calendar. It is hard to believe that mankind has in this time managed to achieve such a level of development. But the main mystery of Cahokia is not the case. It is proved that the inhabitants had left the city instantly, as if afraid. But what? It remains a mystery…

9 place Newgrange

It is believed that Newgrange is the oldest and enigmatic prehistoric structure. It was built of stone, clay, wood, more than 5 thousand years BC. The building is a long corridor, as scientists believe, it was used as a place for burial. One feature is that on the shortest day of the year rays of the sun enter through a small opening, light is the Central room of the building. As what ancient so accurately calculated Continue reading

The oldest city in the world
The oldest city in the world - Damascus, Syria Damascus is a city with centuries of history, one of the oldest cities in the world and capital of Syria. The…

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Coral castle
The most mysterious places on the planet Coral castle CORAL CASTLE is a complex of huge statues and megaliths weighing 1,100 tons, built by hand, without the use of machines…

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