10 Queerest And Questionable Underfoot Places

There are hell lot of places in this world which are not in light and when they come in light they memorize you of the real hell. You will start shivering and keep your fingers under the teeth. If you have a weak heart then these places are not for you. These are the most weird places on this planet earth. May be you won’t want to come to these places ever.

1)  The Catacombs of Paris – Paris, France -

The Catacombs of Paris or Catacombes de Paris are an underground ossuary in Paris, France. Located south of the former city gate (the “Barrière d’Enfer” at today’s Place Denfert-Rochereau), the ossuary holds the remains of about 6 million people and fills a renovated section of caverns and tunnels that are the remains of Paris’ stone mines. Opened in the late 18th century, the underground cemetery became a tourist attraction on a small scale from the early 19th century, and has been open to the public on a regular basis from 1867. Following an incident of vandalism, they were closed to the public in September 2009 and reopened 19 December of the same year.

The Catacombs of Paris - Paris, France2) Coober Pedy – South Australia –

the only living place on earth where 80% of the total population lives underground due to the excessive heat. This is a mining town from the very beginning and still mining is practiced here. This town has hospitals, parks, golf course, schools and many other underground places.

Coober Pedy - South Australia3) Batu Caves – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia -

Batu Caves is a limestone hill, which has a series of caves and cave temples, located in Gombak district, 13 kilometres (8 mi) north of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It takes its name from the Sungai Batu or Batu River, which flows past the hill. Batu Caves is also the name of the nearby village.

The cave is one of the most popular Hindu shrines outside India, dedicated to Lord Murugan. It is the focal point of Hindu festival of Thaipusam in Malaysia.

Batu Caves - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia4) Radon Health Mine – Montana, US –

it was used in 1924 for silver and lead ore mining. It was closed n the year 1949 as radioactive particles were found here. But once a woman came here for her livestocks and discovered that all her ailments were disappeared. So from then this place is used as a low radio therapy radiation place.

Radon Health Mine - Montana, US5) Wieliczka Salt Mine -Krakow, Poland -

The Wieliczka Salt Mine, located in the town of Wieliczka in southern Poland, lies within the Kraków metropolitan area. The mine continuously produced table salt from the 13th century until 2007 as one of the world’s oldest operating salt mines, for most of this time span being a part of the undertaking żupy krakowskie. It is believed to be the world’s 14th-oldest company.

The mine’s attractions for tourists include dozens of statues and an entire chapel that has been carved out of the rock salt by the miners. About 1.2 million people visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine annually.

Commercial mining was discontinued in 1996 due to low salt prices and mine flooding.

Wieliczka Salt Mine - Krakow, Poland6) Capuchin Catacombs -

Sicily, Italy – he Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo (also Catacombe dei Cappuccini or Catacombs of the Capuchins) are burial catacombs in Palermo, Sicily, southern Italy. Today they provide a somewhat macabre tourist attraction as well as an extraordinary historical record.

Palermo’s Capuchin monastery outgrew its original cemetery in the 16th century and monks began to excavate crypts below it. In 1599 they mummified one of their number, recently-dead brother Silvestro of Gubbio, and placed him into the catacombs.

The bodies were dehydrated on the racks of ceramic pipes in the catacombs and sometimes later washed with vinegar. Some of the bodies were embalmed and others enclosed in sealed glass cabinets. Monks were preserved with their everyday clothing and sometimes with ropes they had worn as a penance.

Capuchin Catacombs - Sicily, Italy7) Milk Grotto Chapel -

Bethlehem, Israel – it was believed that while mother Mary was feeding the baby Jesus some of the milk was split on the floor and this place was made due to this. Both Christians and Muslims come here to buy the white stone packets which is believed to increase the milk of the mothers.

Milk Grotto Chapel - Bethlehem, Israel8) Ithaa undersea restaurant -

Rangali island, Maldives – Ithaa, which means mother of pearl in Dhivehi, is a mostly acrylic undersea restaurant secured five metres below sea level at the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island in Rangalifinolhu, Maldives. The five-by-nine meter restaurant has a capacity of 14 people and is encased in R-Cast acrylic which is a transparent acrylic roof offering a 180° panoramic view. The restaurant was designed and constructed by M.J. Murphy Ltd. – a design consultancy based in New Zealand – and was opened on April 15, 2005. Food served in the restaurant has evolved over the years and is now best described as contemporary European with Asian influences. Ithaa’s entrance is a spiral staircase in a thatched pavilion at the end of a jetty. The tsunami which followed the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake topped out at 0.31m below the staircase entrance, and caused no damage to the restaurant.

Ithaa undersea restaurant - rangali island, maldives9)London Dungeon -

London, England – The London Dungeon is a popular London tourist attraction,which recreates various gory and macabre historical events in a grimly comedic ‘gallows humor’ style, attempting to make them appealing to younger audiences. It uses a mixture of live actors, special effects and rides.

Opening in 1974, it was initially designed as more a museum of “horrible history”, but the Dungeon has evolved to become an actor-led, interactive experience. The Dungeon is operated by Merlin Entertainments.

Waitomo Glow-Worm Caves - Otorohanga, New Zealand10) Waitomo Glow-Worm Caves -

Otorohanga, New Zealand – this limestone Glow Worm caves attracts more than a million visitors every year and they all take a boat ride to visit these caves.This cave is illuminated by a Glow worms through a phenomenon known as ‘bio-luminescence’ in which female produces the light to attract the males.

London Dungeon - London, England

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