If you are fascinated by mystical origins and unexpected phenomena on the earth, you’ve landed at the right place. Here we’ll tell you about the 17 most mysterious places in the world.
Forget about aliens and unexplained physic theories in your textbook and check out these natural phenomena. In this post, we will talk about majestic natural wonders and man-made marvels that have been a mystery for mankind for centuries.
These mysterious places on the earth will give you goosebumps and curiosity to visit once. So, let’s not delay anymore and unwrap the most mysterious places in the world.
1. Easter Islands
This remote island far off the coast of Chile is one of the most mysterious places in the world. Hundreds of giant stone heads and statues, standing stranded & alone along with the long scenic path, draw the world’s attention. Each weighs around 14 tons, and no one knows how they reached and placed here.
2. Area 51
Regarded as one of the most mysterious places on the earth, Area 51 holds a fair share of conspiracy theories, including rumors of aliens and UFOs. People also said the US government performs wild experiments here, though the US government says, “Area 51 is a US Air Force Facility”. Curious civilians can walk around this area, but they’re not permitted inside.
3. The Bermuda Triangle
Featured in numerous movies and documentaries, Bermuda Triangle remains among the most mysterious places in the world for years. We are pretty sure your friends/family/partner wouldn’t be excited to visit here. It is a hotspot of all last ships, aircraft, and vanishing humans. Some say it has extremely powerful magnetic anomalies, some say it’s home to a huge sea monster. But, no one knows the exact mystery yet.
4. The Georgia Guidestones
Nobody knows who put these gigantic stones here and why, but they were placed for a good reason. The Georgia Guidestones have engraved instructions made by the Mayan family for humans in a post-apocalyptic world. Some say they are crafted by a Luciferian secret society, and some say they are monuments of stan; thus, these Guidestones are one of the most mysterious places in the world.
5. The Pyramids Of Giza
These huge pyramids have always been a matter of interest, wonder, and bafflement. The pyramids of Giza have been shrouded in question since they were discovered, and because of that, these are considered the most mysterious places on earth. Let’s not forget, each pyramid is 455 ft tall and dates back to 4,000 years.
6. Tikis On Hiva-Oa
We would call it nothing but a dramatic natural beauty shaped mysteriously. One of the major attractions of the Marquesas Islands, these stand on an ancient temple. And what puts them into the most mysterious places in the world that they grow in size, (what, seriously??)
7. Paris Catacombs
We couldn’t believe that a city famous for its cafe culture, art, and love would turn out to be one of the most mysterious places in the world. Filled with over 6-7 million corpses, this underground tomb is said to be linked with 1794 beheading.
8. Devil’s Bridge (Germany)
There are multiple mysterious places in the world that have been named Devil’s because of some supernatural connections. But, the original one is in Kromlau Town of Germany. Dated back to the 1860s, this bridge forms a perfect circle with its reflection in the river below.
9. Door To Hell
Featured among the most strange places on the earth, the door to hell was opened up 80 years ago in a desert and is still burning. It glows so brightly at night that the light can be seen from miles. It is thought to be a conspiracy run by the Russian natural gas agency to protect natural gases.
10. Eternal Flame Falls
En route to Shale Crackin, New York’s Chestnut Ridge, you will find a strange orange-red light, regarded as one of the most mysterious places in the world. It looks like something from a fairy tale or an animated scene, but the flame burning behind the waterfall is something to be curious about.
11. Fairy Circles
Millions of circular patches of mysterious dots on the desert in the African city of Namibia, these eerie ovals can range from about 12 ft to 114 ft. Though scientists have many theories, including sand termites, people believe demons create these patterns. Because of this unexplained theory, this is one of the most mysterious places in the world.
12. The Blue Hole
Thousands of mysteries are buried underwater, and ‘The Great Blue Hole’ simply jumps from the bottom of the ocean. But it doesn’t come alone. It comes with numerous theories. However, it is one of the most mysterious places in the world, and scuba-divers still flock here to admire crystal water, impressive marine life, and coral reefs.
13. Island Of Dolls
Located in the canals of Xochimilco, bordering Mexico City, the island of the dolls comes with the guilt of not saving a little girl. It is considered one of the most mysterious places in the world, with an unsolved haunted story.
14. Kawah Ijen Lake
A lake and volcano coming together are both terrifying and mesmerizing to watch. Due to sulfuric gases burst through the rocky lake, burning blue flames shoot up to 16 ft into the water, because of that, it is regarded as one of the most mysterious places in the world.
15. Lake Maracaibo
Lightning storms take over this bay off the Caribbean Sea in Northern Venezuela almost every night. Because of a natural phenomenon, lightning strikes this lake 28 times a minute, making it one of the most mysterious places on the earth.
16. Magnetic Hill India
India, the land of wonders, also has one of the most mysterious places in the world. Be its magnetic energy, gravity, or optical illusion, a road located in Leh, India, looks like sloping uphill. Local people believe that this road outside Leh goes to heaven.
17. The Nazca Lines
Over 2,000 years ago, the ancient Nazca people of Peru carved thousands of great designs of humans, animals, and plants on a desert landscape. It has been a long time since it took place, but all left behind are mysteries and conspiracies. Because of that, it is one of the most mysterious places in the world.
If you’ve been through any of these mystical places, let us know in the comments below.