There are many places around the world that have created controversies due to their sudden existence or appearance.
One such is a fortress known as Por-Bajin, or Por-Bazhyn, or Por-Bazhyng. It had been discovered over 1300 years ago, and this fortress has baffled people from all around, as there is no concrete history related to this mysterious fortress.
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People are confused whether this is a fortress or a prison. It is a mystery to many scientists, historians and even to the Russian President, Vladimir Putin.
No one has a clue on why was this 1300-year-old fortress ever built on a distant Siberian island in Russia!
The Initial Look At The Place...
At first glance, people are baffled to understand if the place is a rectangular fortress or a prison. But researchers, scientists and historians have different opinions of the same.
Few Believe That…
While some believe that the place was created to attract people, few others believe it was a prison. Some even claim it to be used as a monastery, or a sacred place or even as an ancient historical observatory.
No One Knows Why It Was Built!
It is said that this bizarre island was discovered during the period of Uighur Khaganate in 744-840 AD. The fact that this fort was built in an extremely isolated place confused many with its existence, as the island is located at a great distance away from bigger communities and primitive trade routes.
It Is Also Believed That...
According to the information based on the observations, experts claim that the fort was built on the lines of the Chinese architectural tradition. The walls of the fortress are still intact, while the inner courtyard is split with the tiled roof that has been held by 36 huge wooden columns.
The Island Experiences Extreme Harsh Weather...
The island is located 7000 meters above the sea level in Siberia. It has extremely harsh weather, due to which the island also remains cold.
This Place Stunned Even the Russian President!
According to sources, the Russian President 'Vladimir Putin' was bewildered by the island as well. He said, "I have been to many places, I have seen many things, but I have never seen anything of this kind."
For more information, do check the video to know about the place in detail.