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Shell Grotto at Margate (UK)
In 1835 Mr James Newlove lowered his young son Joshua into a hole in the ground that had appeared during the digging of a duck pond. Joshua emerged describing tunnels covered with shells.
He had discovered the Shell Grotto; 70ft of winding underground passages leading to an oblong chamber, its walls decorated with strange symbols mosaiced in millions of shells. Is it an ancient pagan temple? A meeting place for some secret cult? Nobody can explain who built…

Shell Grotto at Margate (UK) In 1835 Mr James Newlove lowered his young son Joshua into a hole in the ground that had appeared during the digging of a duck pond. Joshua emerged describing tunnels covered with shells. He had discovered the Shell Grotto;

Temples of Bagan (Pagan) Myanmar

Bagan in Myanmar is one of them. Widely considered equal in splendor to Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Bagan is an ancient city that once contained over Buddhist temples and pagodas in its heyday.

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