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There are 21 off the beaten path places tagged mythology:

Chiloé - the magical place at the edge of the world

Chiloé Archipelago is a magical part of Chile, rich in its unique folklore, food, and architecture. There is not much past Chiloé - just Tierra del Fuego and the icy Antarctica. This is quite an off…

Paro Taktsang, the Tiger's Nest

Paro Taktsang is a monastery in Bhutan hanging on a precipitous cliff 3120 meters above sea level. It is considered one of the holiest places in Bhutan and is connected with the legend of Guru…

Lysa Hora - the myths and legends of the evil Bald Mountain, Kyiv

Lysa Hora - the Bald, or Barren Mountain, is a place where all kinds of blasphemy, desecration and executions happened through the ages. The mount has a very rich history and is considered to have…

Uma lulik - the sacred animist houses in East Timor

The traditional and esoteric knowledge of Lulik in Timor Leste has been practically lost or kept secret due to the historic events and society changes. However, it is still possible to see the remains…
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Walumbe pits of death in Uganda

Walumbe, or Tanda pits' origin and purpose remains unknown - according to the legend, this is where the bringer of suffering and disease was hiding from his brother, who tried to bring him back to…

Unicorn Cave in Harz

Harz mountains were considered to be a dwelling of the unicorns since the olden days. Even now, people go to the Unicorn cave on Christmas in hopes to see one.

Álfaskólinn - Icelandic Elf school, Reykjavik

If you are fantasy/mythology enthusiast, this place is definitely for you. Álfaskólinn, the Elf school, studies elves since 1991, will teach you everything you need to know about these mysterious…

The mystical Shambala of Mongolia

Shambala is a mystical land of the pure creatures. One of the entrances to this magical place is in Mongolia, Gobi desert.

Olgoi-Khorkhoi - Red Mongolian Deathworm

Besides being beautiful and mysterious, Gobi desert is claimed to be the habitat of Olgoi Khorkhoi - the Red Mongolian Deathworm. Whether this elusive worm is real or not, it is interesting to learn…
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