The earth is filled with spectacular sites that have its own distinctive features. They are often converted into destinations for people to visit and experience its dazzle. There are an endless number of places that exist in the world which will bring out the chills to its visitors and are highly unique from any other places. Here is the list of weirdest places across the world that are a must-visit for a daunting experience.
The Darvaza gas crater which is famously known as Door to Hell or Gates of Hell is located in Derweze, Turkmenistan. It is basically a natural gas field that collapsed into a cavern which was set on fire by geologists to prevent the spread of methane gas and has never stopped burning since 1971.
Lake Natron is a soda lake located in the Arusha Region of Northern Tanzania bordering Kenya. Through calcification, animals that die in the lake turn into statues as the presence of sodium bicarbonate is high. Due to its high composition of alkaline, the lake looks red in color and gives fame to it as the ‘Petrifying Lake’.
The Skeleton coast is usually used to describe the entire Namibia Desert Coast as it runs from the northern part of the Atlantic coast to the south of Angola from Kunene River to Swakop River. Its distinct feature is said to be the home of shipwrecks on the never ending coast. You will find desert adapted elephants, rhinos and other wild animals. Visitors have reported experiencing an eerie vibe on the coast.
The magnificent bridge of Die Rakotzbruck is famous for its accurate construction. The reflection of the bridge on the water forms a perfect and complete circle along with the actual bridge. The unusual stone monument is also called the ‘Devil’s bridge’ due to its distinguishing characteristic and is a must visit in order to experience its spookiness.
The Sedlec Ossuary which is located beneath the Cemetery Church of All Saints is a cramped Roman Catholic chapel and is a part of the Sedlec Abbey in Sedlec. The unique aspect of the chapel is that there are more than 40000 skeletons of human beings displayed in the interior of the church. These have been portrayed as art work which gives a creepy vibe to the visitors of the chapel.
Slope Point is known to be the south island’s southernmost point of New Zealand. The trees that grow here are permanently tilted due to the heavy blows of Antarctic gusts. Sheep farming is practiced in the area and there are no houses present at the place. The place is one of the windiest places in the world so make sure to grab tight to something heavy on your visit.
The mysterious Deadvlei is a white pan in Namibia which is located near the more famous salt pan of Sossusvlei. The meaning of Deadvlei is dead marsh and is also alternately called Dooie vlei. It is basically a dried up oasis and due to lack of water the roots of the dead trees have come out of the surface. The place is known to be surrounded by the highest sand dunes in the world and this could add this place to the list of weirdest places across the world.
The mighty cyclops hill located near Leh, Ladakh is famous for its slopes creating an optical illusion of a hill. During your trip here, you might feel like you are rolling uphill while you are rolling downhill the whole time in defiance of gravity. A magnificent place to visit for mountain lovers and not to be skipped.
Khonoma is a small hamlet located a few kilometres away from Kohima. It is known to Be Asia’s first green village and its beauty is generated from the terraced farming practiced by the villagers. Covered with lush green land, it is a paradise for nature lovers. Make sure you spare a day to visit India’s most beautiful village during your lifetime. Apart from the natural beauty of this place, a local ritual make this place spooky. People from the local tribe bury the dead bodies of their family members in front of their homes.
One of the most extraordinary places of the world is the Eternal Flame Falls which is located in the Shale Creek Preserve in the state of New York. A small part of the waterfall has natural gas which tends to produce fire and can be seen throughout the year. A fire at a waterfall is definitely not something you see everywhere.
The Tunnel of Love is a part of an industrial railway which is located in Ukraine. The tunnel is entirely covered with green scrubs and looks exquisite. It is suggestable to go on a romantic date in the tunnel as the beauty of it will bewitch you. Make sure you visit the tunnel if you ever go to Ukraine.
Christ of the Abyss is a 2.50 metre statue located underwater in the Mediterranean Sea. It is a popular spot for divers and the statue is made up of bronze. If you ever go under to see the statue, don’t be surprised to see Jesus Christ in the bottom of the ocean.
So, what do you guys think about this list of weirdest places across the world? If you think any place is not bizarre enough to be in this list, then put your thoughts in the comment section.