Nowadays, it seems that the modern world is more than ever open to study. Space exploration, functional gadgets and 3D technology – we have proven that we can do everything. It is difficult to imagine how our ancestors lived on Earth before technological progress.
Although mankind has stepped far forward, many secrets of the ancient world are still beyond our reach. The majestic Stonehenge, the ancient Mayan settlement, the pompous Peter, the grand Terracotta army, the silent “inhabitants” of Easter Island – who and how created these legends, scientists find out to this day. We will tell you about the most impressive places, the appearance of which is attributed to an extraterrestrial character.
Stonehenge Monolith Observatory (UK)
Around the megalithic structure there are many speculations in the circles of researchers. At different times, the creation of the observatory was attributed either to the wizard Merlin, or to the ancient Romans, and some modern scholars believe that Stonehenge is the shrine of the Druids. According to the latest data, Stonehenge is a little younger than the pyramids in Egypt by age. Presumably it was built four thousand years ago. Continue reading
Germany attracts tourists with the picturesque Rhine Valley with many medieval castles and monasteries, the ancient culture of Bavaria, the picturesque Black Forest, the calm Baltic coast and many historical monuments. The south of the country is famous for its clean lakes and mountain resorts of the foothills of the Alps, as well as its winemaking, the main centers of which are also located in the southern regions along the river valleys.
The hallmark of Berlin is the majestic Brandenburg Gate (1788-1791) with the Checkpoint Charlie – one of the symbols of the Cold War (now turned into a museum), on the western wall of which there is a section of the infamous Berlin Wall, dividing the city during the “great confrontation”. The length of the wall was about 155 km. (43.1 km. Accounted directly to the city), and the height reached 4.1 m. Equipped with 293 watchtowers, 57 bunkers and long-range firing points, braided by many hundreds of kilometers of barbed wire and bounded by a 100-meter exclusion zone, this wall turned into a symbol of the division of Germany and was literally swept away by the demonstrators during the unification of the country, and its wreckage turned into souvenirs. Continue reading