One of the reasons why people travel is to learn something new. However, the world is strange, and there are places regarding which not much can be known or understood. There are so many unanswered questions despite the amount of interest from generations of people.
While experts have tried to gather information and put together theories, they still haven’t found the mysteries behind these places. So let’s take a look at 14 such places and the mysteries behind them? We tell you all about them in this article.
Most Mysterious Places in the World
1. The Bermuda Triangle, Atlantic Ocean
You might have heard about the mysterious phenomenon that is the Bermuda triangle in movies and on the news. Strange things have happened here: ships, planes and humans have all vanished from this spot.
Even when Christopher Columbus sailed through this patch, he noticed strange compass readings. While some attribute disappearance to currents, others attribute it to alien abduction. While the disappearances continue, the world hasn’t yet figured the mysteries behind the Bermuda Triangle.
2. M-Triangle, Russia
Russia’s ‘M-Triangle’ that is located in Russia is popular for a unique reason, sighting of UFOs. Many tourists often who visit Russia, make it a point to come here to attempt to spot a UFO.
Tourists and locals often claim to see flashing lights from the sky and the spotting of extraterrestrials. Whether true or not, only time will tell, but there is a certain mystery about the M-Triangle in Russia.
3. Overtoun Bridge, Scotland
The Overtoun Bridge is famous for all the wrong reasons. This bridge is surrounded by a strange and sad mystery. It is said that in the last 50 years or so almost 600 dogs have attempted suicide from the spot.
Despite many attempts, the reason for this is still not known. This strange mystery has lead authority to put up cautionary boards all along the bridge.
4. Blood Falls, Antarctica
Antarctica is one of the coldest place in the world. The entire continent is covered in snow, but not at Blood Falls. At this spot you will find a waterfall of red.
This strange phenomenon has baffled one and all. Till date, no one knows the reason for the waterfalls blood red hue. Some say it could be iron oxide, while others say it is an algae formation.
5. Three Buried Ancient Megalithic Stone Circles
In Turkey, at the border of Syria there lies many old and ancient megalithic circles considered to be older than the Stonehenge stone. These were believed to have been laid by hunters who used megalithic circles to mark their territory.
So what is the mysterious thing about these circles? Well, three of them look like they have been buried into the ground and no one knows why or who did it.
6. Lake Michigan, USA
The Lake Michigan is famous for being one of the five great lakes of North America. But, of late, the lake has been attracting tourists for another mysterious and strange reason, the finding of a prehistoric carving of a mastodon underwater.
Archeologist who were looking for shipwrecks, found these prehistoric carving and also stones arranged in a Stonehenge-like manner. No one why or how these formations got there.
7. Death Valley, USA
Death Valley has come to be known for its sailing stones. Rocks at the Death Valley mysteriously move in a line causing straight and curvy line formations. This has been happening for many years and till this date, no one knows why this occurs.
8. Aokigahara Forest
While forests are green, have clean air and the ambience helps you relax and unwind, the depths of the Aokigahara Forest are different. Sadly, this place has been a hotbed for suicide in Japan.
Authorities have recovered over 100 bodies from the forest that is now termed as a symbolic shrine for suicide. People who have ventured and come back alive have claimed to see ghosts and haunting spirits.
9. Magnetic Hill, USA
The phenomenon of the Magnetic Hill is something amazing. Who would have thought of vehicles moving on roads without the key in the ignition?
Yet, this is what happens at the Magnetic Hill in New Brunswick. This mystery has led to the place becoming an important tourist attraction, with thousands of tourists coming here to experience the phenomenon.
10. Ologa, Venezuela
Out of the 365 days in a year, for 140 days something strange happens at the Lake Maracaibo in Ologa. The sky above the river witnesses piercing lighting as high as 280 strikes/hour. This unique happening has been going on for as long as people can remember. It first came to be known in 1597.
11. Ghost Town of Kuldhara, India
During the 1200s villagers from the town of Kuldhara in Jaisalmer were killed on the same night. While some say it was a cause of witchcraft, others say it is dark practices. No one really knows how the villagers were killed.
Today, it is believed that this abandoned town is haunted. Many migrant workers who lived here moved away because of strange occurrences. The town now lies in abandonment.
12. Skeleton Lake, India
Skeleton Lake or Roopkund is a glacier lake located in North India. The mystery about this lake is the human skeletons gathered in a lake. Scientists and archaeologists from across the world have attempted to find out how the skeletons got there but they are unable to find the mystery.
Jatinga has been compared to the Aokigahara Forest because of its mass suicides. However, unlike the forest where humans commit suicide, at Jatinga suicides of birds occur. Local villagers say that a large number of migratory birds, just drop dead from the sky especially between 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm.
14. Kongka La Pass
If rumours are true then this is one of the most strangest parts in India. Bordering India and China, the Kongka La Pass is believed to have an underground UFO base. Locals from both sides of the border have often spotted UFOs coming out of the ground.
If you were looking to know about strange and mysterious places, this article would have helped. We’ve listed interesting facts about a few mysterious places on earth, including a few places in India. We hope you get liked it and got the chance to learn a few interesting facts about some places in the world.