Many of us love good old mystery stories. The good thing is that the world we live in has so much of the strange, eerie, and bizarre things to regale us. Take, for instance, these five mysterious places that will surely pique your curious mind and leave you agape with amazement. Read on below.
Fairy Circles (Namibia)
When you visit the desert in Namibia, millions of circular patches that dot the landscape will surely catch your attention. Locals call these mysterious patches as fairy circles due to their defined shape and patterned look as if spritely fairies created them.
Different people have different theories surrounding the origin of the fairy circles, including radioactive soil and sand termites. But, up to this day, there’s still no official explanation as to how these eerie circular patches on the Namibian desert were created.
The Bermuda Triangle
The Bermuda Triangle is well-known around the world because of bizarre stories that surround it. This loosely defined area sits in the Atlantic Ocean between the island of Bermuda; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Miami, Florida.
A significant number of ships and aircraft are said to have vanished or crashed under mysterious circumstances. Due to these unexplained accidents, the area is also named the Devil’s Triangle.
Area 51 (United States)
For sure, you have heard about Area 51 in movies, books, and the very recent “Storm Area 51” campaign. The area is an Air Force facility located within the premises of the Nevada Test and Training Range.
Conspiracy theorists claim that this top-secret military site housed the remains and technology of aliens after a UFO crash-landing in Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947. Unofficial reports also suggest that government experiments are conducted in this mysterious facility.
Stonehenge is a 5,000-year-old prehistoric monument located in Salisbury, England. Historians and researchers are baffled how these massive stones were arranged when modern tools or equipment are yet to exist. Also, what’s the purpose of this mysterious structure?
Some people say that this ancient structure is a winter solstice monument, while others suggest that this is a burial ground. Still, others claim that this is a UFO landing site. Indeed, Stonehenge is one of the most mysterious places in the world.
The Great Pyramid of Giza (Egypt)
Considered to be the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Pyramid of Giza has captivated many people for more than 4,500 years already. The great mystery of this great pyramid lies in how ancient people constructed it without modern tools.
Each stone that made the great pyramid weighs around 2.5 tons. One leading theory suggests that it was constructed using internal ramps and wet sands.
If you’re a mystery buff or a traveler with a curious mind, it’s undoubtedly worth your time to visit the world’s most mysterious places mentioned above. They are a sight to behold, and they have their own stories to tell. And, of course, they will leave you in awe after you hear the stories and legends behind them.