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There are 22 off the beaten path places tagged mythology:

Atsangvaras - the megalithic "dwarf fence" circles of Abkhazia

Many mountains in Abkhazia are interspersed with strange rectangular or circular stone structures, called “atsangvaras” – “dwarf fences” in Abkhazian. Legend says they were built by the…

Khor Virap Monastery and the pit of Grigor the Illuminator

Khor Virap in Armenia is a holy site, where Saint Gregory the Illuminator spent imprisoned for 13 years. It stands before the Mount Ararat, which was the place of Noah's ark landing. Besides the…

Mythical Museum Ramón Elías - the collection of Guarani creatures

Mythical Museum Ramón Elías in Capiata, Paraguay, is a truly unique experience of ancient Guarani folklore. The museum exhibits figures of all kinds of evil and good mythological creatures to…

Mokele Mbembe - the monster of Lake Tele

Mokele Mbembe is the monster lurking beneath the waters of Lake Tele in Congo. Since this area is one of the most unexplored corners of the world, it could be possible that some ancient form of life…
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Boga lake

Boga lake, Bangladesh, is a majestic crystal clear body of water, surrounded by the three highest peaks of the country, massive rocks, bamboo bush and mystical stories. It is believed to be created…

The mystery of Síle na Gig

Síle na Gig are stone carvings found on the walls of churches and castles of Ireland. They depict ugly, old, 2- to 5- breasted women, with oversized genitals. There are many theories what Síle na…

The Blue Mountain of Latvia - Zilais Kalns

Zilais Kalns, a.k.a. the Blue Mountain is a large hill north-east of Vidzeme, Latvia, which is shrouded in mystery and strange stories. This is a place of pagan worship, witchcraft, burial grounds…

Dogon Tribe of Mali

Dogon tribe in Mali is famous for its ritual masks, interesting creation myths and fox divination. This tribe managed to preserve their ancient beliefs through the centuries and stay unaffected by the…

The Buddhist version of hell

Haw Par Villa or the Tiger Balm Gardens is a park in Singapore, which depicts a version of Buddhist hell. This is the park where parents take children when they misbehave, and show them what may…
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