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Mysterious places of the Urals

THE RATING OF THE MOST MYSTERIOUS PLACES IN THE URALS.

Sverdlovsk research group “Stalker” and the project “Our Ural” has made the top list of most mysterious places in the Urals region.

The rating is composed of two terms: on the basis of received to us within three months of voices, as well as by frequency of mentioning of these places in the media. Of course, in the short-list were not so much the anomalous space as the most sensational, hyped in the media.

The three “leaders” was quite clear from the start. But the question is who will take places from fourth to seventh,intrigued until the last.

So, the results are the following:

1. Arkaim

Ancient Aryan settlement in the steppes to the South of the Chelyabinsk region. Arkaim has a ring structure and clearly focused on the stars. Who knows where and for whatever reason left the people who lived here. Arkaim annually attracts tens of thousands pilgrims: psychics, healers, ufologists, “contactees” and other extraordinary people. They believe Arkaim spiritual center of Russia. And all in one voice assured about the strangeness and power of the local energy.

2. The Dyatlov Pass

On a mountain slope it consists Sahel (in the North of Sverdlovsk region) in the winter of 1959 under mysterious circumstances killed a group of nine experienced hikers. Charge of the investigation, the investigator gave the opinion that “reason Continue reading

Riddles Zimbabwe

Riddles Zimbabwe

Ruins of giant stone structures in the area of the rivers Zambezi and Limpopo are still a mystery to scientists. Information about them was received in the XVI century from the Portuguese traders who visited the coastal areas of Africa in search of gold, slaves and ivory.

Many believed then that it was the biblical land of Ophir, where he was in his time the gold mines of king Solomon.

MYSTERIOUS AFRICAN RUINS

Portuguese traders heard about the huge stone houses of the Africans arriving to the coast for the purpose of exchange of goods from interior regions of the continent. But only in the nineteenth century, Europeans finally saw the mysterious structure. According to some sources, first discovered the ruins of a mysterious traveler and a hunter of elephants Adam Render, but more often their discovery is credited to the German geologist Karl Mouhu.

This scientist often heard from Africans about the giant stone structures are not investigated in areas North of the Limpopo river. No one knew when and by whom they were built, and a German scientist decided to go on a perilous journey to the mysterious ruins.

In 1867 Mauch found an ancient country and saw a complex of buildings, later called the Great Zimbabwe (in the language of the local tribe, the Shona word “Zimbabwe” meant Continue reading

The crown of thorns of the Savior

Arrival at the airport. Moving to Cologne. A pilgrimage to the relics of the Magi – wise men from the East. A prayer before the reliquary of the Magi in the Cathedral in the name of the Apostle Peter. Examination of the unique beauty of stained glass, donated to the Cathedral by king Ludwig the Bavarian and of the ark, which is a piece of jewelry. The story of how wise men from the East connected with the former Hanseatic trading city. Walk through the historic center of Cologne: the Rhine promenade, Salt street ancient mikvah and excavations from the Roman period. Transfer at Aachen – the town of Charlemagne. Thematic tour “Aachen – the third Rome”. The prayer at the ark with the great Aachen relics: the robe of the blessed virgin, the swaddling clothes of the infant Christ, by Plato from the beheading of John the Baptist. See the famous mosaics of Aachen Cathedral, patterned ravenskih, visit to the residence of king Charlemagne and the city hall. Free time. Those interested can visit the Bishop Museum. The Museum retained the Belt of the virgin. There you can see masterpieces of medieval religious art, medieval life, as well as the horn of Roland, the cross of Lothar and many others (cost of attendance

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