02 Dec Old Mysterious Places In The World
Many places are considered strange or mysterious by the legends that surround them . Some have diffuse origins and in others inexplicable mysteries happen. These are the 10 most mysterious places on the planet that you did not know:
1. Zone of Silence (Mexico)
It is an area located on the border of the states of Coahuila, Durango and Chihuahua. It was first discovered in the 1930s by Francisco Sarabia, a Mexican pilot, who claimed that his radio had mysteriously malfunctioned while flying over the area. Since then, many people who have visited the region have explained that when passing by, the radio signals fade and the compasses stop pointing north.
2. The suicide forest of Aokigahara (Japan)
According to legend, some demons from Japanese mythology live in this forest, this makes it the favorite place for the Japanese to commit suicide. It is estimated that approximately 100 people kill themselves annually in this place. Signs are posted throughout the forest trying to change their minds of suicidal visitors, without much success. Anyone who goes inside can find corpses, bloody clothes and other unpleasant surprises.
3. Isla de Muñecas (Mexico)
South of Mexico City, between the Xochimico canals, is a small and terrifying island with thousands of disfigured and mutilated dolls. They say that many years ago a girl drowned in the canal under strange circumstances. When the island’s caretaker, Julián Sanatana Barrera, arrived at the place 50 years ago, he began to see apparitions of the dead woman and found a doll floating in the river, which he decided to hang as a symbol of respect. From that moment on, he began to decorate the island in this terrifying way.
4. Area 51 (United States)
It is a secret base of the US Air Force, located in the Nevada Desert. In 2003, the United States Government officially recognized what was an open secret: that it had a base in that place destined to test new aircraft prototypes. But those who believe in aliens say the base was built to store the remains of an alien spacecraft that allegedly crashed in Roswell, in the New Mexico desert, in 1947.
5. The cenotes of Yucatán (Mexico)
To the south of Mexico, in the Yucatan peninsula, there is the largest concentration of cenotes on the planet, a large number of them still to be explored. These totally or partially submerged cavities form labyrinths through the jungle floor, 600 kilometers of underground corridors. Many of these cenotes have ruins of cities and temples in their vicinity, and remains of rituals have been found, from ceramics to human bodies used for sacrifices.
6. Hell fire over Tunguska (Russia)
A nuclear explosion in 1908? A colossal explosion set fire and toppled trees in an area of 2,150 square kilometers in 1908 in Russia. Many hypotheses have been used about what caused that catastrophe: the most accepted is that it was a comet formed by ice, since no remnants were located. There are many who attribute it to the impact of interstellar ships or a nuclear explosion ahead of its time.
7. The ghost town of San Zhi (China)
It is located on the outskirts of Taipei, in Taiwan, and was built in the early 1980s as a place for luxury residences, but over time it was totally abandoned, they say, due to the constant human deaths that occurred while it was being built. . It was left half built and abandoned.
8. Sedlec Bone Church (Czech Republic)
The Sedlec Ossuary is a small chapel located under the Church of the All Saints Cemetery, near Prague. It is said that the cemetery was so famous that people donated their remains to be part of the creation and end up being part of the decoration of the peculiar church of the dead.
9. El Espinazo del Diablo (Mexico)
The impressive views from the ravines of this great rock are said to make the devil look. They say that if you look at the mountains from this place you can see different figures, depending on the combination of light and shadow at that time and, naturally, from your imagination. There are people who claim to have seen the silhouette of the devil.
10. Lake Truk (Micronesia)
In Truk Lagoon there is a submerged Japanese naval fleet. In the waters there is debris from warships and aircraft carriers sunk in 1944. They say there is still the possibility of finding dozens of unexploded bombs, which is why diving is usually prohibited. But this does not prevent people from getting to know the mysteries that this place houses.