The Lost City of Atlantis is one of the oldest and most pervasive mysteries of the world. Since ancient times, people have been trying to locate Atlantis, which is believed to have submerged after an earthquake or tsunami. Greek philosopher Plato described Atlantis as a large island located near the Rock of Gibraltar, home of the most advanced civilization and being of unrivaled refinement with a glorious palace.
Hidden within the Himalayas, 155ft from the ground, these man-made caves are one of the World's greatest archaeological mysteries. The astonishing number of caves, some dug into the cliffside, others tunnelled from above are thousands of years old but who built them and why remains a mystery.
It is one of the greatest mysteries of the Isle of Avalon that two different healing springs, one touched red with iron, the other white with calcite, should rise within a few feet of each other from the caverns beneath Glastonbury Tor. Both have healing in their flow, and the one depicted is called the Glastonbury White Spring.
Silbury Hill, Avebury. The largest man-made mound in Europe, mysterious Silbury Hill compares in height and volume to the roughly contemporary Egyptian pyramids. Probably completed in around 2400 BC, it apparently contains no burial. Though clearly important in itself, its purpose and significance remain unknown. There is no access to the hill itself. Distance from Shaftesbury to Avebury is 42 miles More
West Kennet Long Barrow, Avebury, Wiltshire. The end chamber and passage of the Neolithic long barrow. The chambers contained the remains of at least thirty individuals. The site sits within the Avebury World Heritage Site, and has a striking view towards Silbury Hill.
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