Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

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The caves and dungeons have always been part of human life. We have thousands of reasons to dig them. We make excavations to find cultural treasures, a swarm of mine for the archaeological discoveries. We use the underground caves and shelters for the entertainment of the natural and man-made disasters. We connect using tunnels continents, they are used for their dark deeds smugglers.

Today we will visit the mysterious underground different worlds.

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds:

This is the entrance to the Gaping Gill – one of the largest and most complex cave system in the UK, located at a depth of 100 meters below the surface. (Photo by Oli Scarff):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

3. In the past, built on the conscience. This is the entrance to an underground tomb, which is built of thick stone. Today in Syria, they are used as a shelter from the bombing.There is a war already in March 2011. (Photo: Hussein Malla | AP):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

4. An underground tunnel in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

5. Lalibela – a city in the north of Ethiopia and one of the holy places of the country, the center of pilgrimage. This town is famous worldwide for its monolithic churches, which play an important role in the history of rock architecture. Although the church is not exactly dated, it is believed that most of them were built during the XII-XIII centuries. (Photo: Goran Tomasevic | Reuters):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

6. In total, there are 13 churches of Lalibela. Significant achievements of engineering thought, what else to say. (Photo: Goran Tomasevic | Reuters):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

7. The British Museum in London – one of the most visited attractions in the UK. Recently added thereto building the new exhibition center World Conservation and Exhibitions Centre, which has 9 floors, some of which is at a depth of 20 meters under the ground. The project is worth 135 million pounds. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

8. Salt Mine – one of the most popular tourist attractions in Colombia. Especially beautiful when backlit. (Photo by Reuters | ose Miguel Gomez):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

9. The same. Large Hadron Collider. The Large Hadron Collider is the largest research facility in the world. This giant particle accelerator designed to disperse protons and heavy ions. (Photo by Pierre Albouy | Reuters):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

10. Almost dungeon. Kandovan – a unique village located in Iran, in the rocks, between the cities of Tabriz and Osku. The settlement is known for its ancient dwellings, carved directly into the rock. Some homes – up to 700 years, but this does not prevent people to live in them until now. The name of the village “Kandovan” means “beehive”. (Photo by Caren Firouz | Reuters):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

11. In the center of London is sold underground station- “ghost” that housed the secret headquarters of Churchill. He used it for a meeting of his cabinet. The station was closed in 1932. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid | Getty Images):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

12. Not far from Seattle infernal machine digs 1.7-mile road tunnel under the ground. This Tunnel shield. (Photo by Ted S. Warren | AP):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

13. It houses a small community of Mormons unique. Modern houses are literally carved into a massive sandstone rock, which is in the desert south of Moab in Utah. This place is informally called “The Rock”, and it appeared about 35 years. Construction proceeded in several stages: first, in the rock caves created by undermining the dynamite and then set about finishing, setting the stage to water, electricity, internet and more. (Photo by Jim Urquhart | Reuters):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

14. Another shot of Gaping Gill – one of the largest caves in the UK, located at a depth of 100 meters below the surface. (Photo by Oli Scarff | AFP | Getty Images):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

15. Underground Tunnel Beihai is located on the island of Taiwan to Nangan. The tunnel was once part of a military base, and now it is a popular tourist attraction. (Photo Pichi Chuang | Reuters):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

16. Sometimes it happens that the road goes down into the ground, with the car. Thus, for example, it was in Ohio on July 3, 2013. (Photo by Lt. Matthew Hertzfeld):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

17. Batu Caves (Batu Caves) – is a Hindu temple complex in the caves in Malaysia and the largest outside of India. Sami limestone caves were formed more than 400 thousand years ago, near the river Batu. More on frog-travelers.ru: Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur or the largest Indian temple in Malaysia. The complex “Batu Caves” are about 30 caves. (Photo by Olivia Harris | Reuters):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

18. Caves of Beit Guvrin-Maresha located in central Israel. They – the eighth attraction of the country, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1948. These caves were used for thousands of years. There were paved streets, built homes, constructed reservoirs, quarries, warehouses, workshops for the production of olive oil, pigeon chapel and cemetery. Underground city existed for about 800 years, and during this time has successfully led business and operations. (Photo by Menahem Kahana):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

19. This salt mine in Colombia, located at 80 meters depth, has a 500-year history. (Photo: Eitan Abramovich):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

20. Republican hospital caving in Salihorsk, south of Minsk has an unusual place – an underground compartment speleolecheniya. Salt mines consist of primary and secondary mining, where there is a real modern hospital. (Photo by Vasily Fedosenko | Reuters):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

21. The tunnel 30 meters long, coming out of the garage, which is dug to get to the safe in a bank in Berlin. (Photo by Fabrizio Bensch | Reuters):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

22. Here is the secret underground bunker leader Benito Mussolini’s Italian fascism, which was built between 1942 and 1943 under his private residence in Rome. (Photo by Remo Casilli | Reuters):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

23. In 2014, it was 40 years since the Republic of Cyprus National Guard staged a coup. This led to a Turkish military intervention and turned into a civil war between the Greek and Turkish communities on the island. After the cease-fire has been established Green Line – the UN buffer zone in Cyprus, which has become a de facto separate the island of Cyprus into two parts, the Greek (southern) and Turkish (north). There’s an abandoned underground parking. (Photo by Neil Hall | Reuters):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

24. Prospector. He dug a hole and looking for gold in the Ivory Coast. (Photo by Luc Gnago | Reuters):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

25. Brazilian unfinished Cuncas II. This building must connect channels to divert water from the Sao Francisco River. The purpose of the project – to solve the problem of drought in the four states of the country. Work is already behind schedule for 3 years, and the cost has doubled compared with the initial budget, projected at 3.4 billion dollars.The tunnel is located near the town of Maurita, State of Ceara, Brazil, to the west. In 2006, then-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva insisted on the construction of the tunnel, which the locals dreaming of more than a hundred years. After 8 years, the project has been implemented only half. (Photo Ueslei Marcelino | Reuters):

Scenes from Dungeon: Mysterious Underground Worlds

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