Unknown Mysterious Places In The World

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There is no end to unsolved mysteries and magic in the universe. Only when you take a close look at nature around you, you feel like God must have been the greatest magician, eager to protect His secrets. That is why, there is no end to mysterious places in the world. If you actually start counting, you possible cannot count all the mysterious places in the world on your fingers.

Some of these mysterious places in the world are natural wonders and others are excellence of human creativity. When you think about mysterious places around the world, some very common names crop up in your mind. Bermuda triangle is obviously the first.

However, has it occurred to you that the natural wonders of Bermuda Triangle are not the only mystery that might intrigue human kind. There are several other, less famous places that are waiting to get explored. That is why, Boldsky has put together a list of 10 lesser known mysterious places in the world that will attract your attention. Here they are.


Underwater Ruins, Japan

Even best scuba divers in the world are surprised by what they see underwater at the Yonaguni coast in Japan. These underwater were discovered in 1995 are almost unexplored. They are yet to get a name.


Groom Lake, Nevada

Groom Lake is situated within a secret military area in Nevada. The mystery surrounding this place is regarding the kind the research that is going on here. Some people whisper things about high-tech UFO research too.


Rio Tinto, Spain

The red rivers of Rio Tinto will leave you in awe. The rivers run red over here mainly due to iron and the bloody waters are extremely acidic. It is wonder how this natural phenomenon occurs.


Leptis Magna, Libya

When you walk into the ruins of Roman architecture at Leptis Magna, it might be hard to believe that you are in Libya and not Italy! Some of the finest examples of classical architecture lie unexplored here.


Pantanal Wetlands, Brazil

You must have heard natural scientists speak of the variety of flora and fauna in Amazon. But there is a mini Amazon in Brazil that is hardly explored. Pantanal Wetlands in Latin America provides a wide variety of wildlife that is one of the best in the world.


Ise Grand Shrine, Japan

Unless you are a Japanese high priest or a member of the royal family, you would never know the secrets of the Ise Grand Shrine. This is supposed to be the holiest place in all of Japan but only a select few get to enter it.


Konarak Temple, India

The gigantic Sun temple of Konarak pre-dates the discovery of wheels. Then how did such huge blocks of stone were used to build the temple at the top of the hill? The local people believe that a race of giants, no extinct built the temple.


Socotra Islands, Yemen

The weirdest looking plants and animals in the entire world can be found on this archipelago of island in between the Gulf and Africa. These famous trees have roots all over their bodies and there is more to be explored.


Fly Geyser, Nevada

You may have seen many natural geysers, but have you ever seen any geyser that grows? The Fly geyser at Nevada grows by an inch every year. But as the place is privately owned, it is hard to carry out any exploration here.


Racetrack Playa, California

This wasteland in California is famous for its 'sailing stones'. The massive stones here move from one place to another leaving tracks behind them. It is highly unlikely that the wind alone moves them.

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Story first published: Saturday, June 1, 2013, 16:01 [IST]
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