No doubt still the mysteries of Earth are unsolved but there are some amazing and weird places on this planet which are worth a visit. Whether they are haunted forests, abandoned villages, or nature’s doing, there is a large number of places on earth that are downright strange and mysterious. So Here is the list of top 10 Strangest Places on Earth You Won’t Believe Exist:
Top 10 Strangest Places on Earth You Won’t Believe Exist
10. Lake Hillier – Australia
Lake Hillier is a pink-coloured lake on Middle Island in Western Australia. It is particularly notable for its pink colour. A long and thin shore divides the Southern Ocean from the lake. Scientists suspect that the reason of this lake’s pink color is Dunaliella salina microalgae, which produces a pigment called carotenoids. Lake Hillier is about 600 meters (2,000 feet) in length by about 250 meters (820 feet) in width.
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9. Thor’s Well – Cape Perpetua
It appears as if the Pacific Ocean is being drained away down a giant bottomless hole on the Oregon coast. It is a unique and weird site that looks spectacular at high tide or during rough storms. It is big enough to swallow a large boat. The hole looks like a feature of an alien planet and attracts scores of tourists and photographers each year.
8. Socotra – Yemen
Socotra also spelled Soqotra, is an archipelago of four islands located in the Arabian Sea, the largest island of which is also known as Socotra. The island of Socotra constitutes around 95% of the landmass of the Socotra archipelago. What makes it unique and Strangest Place is that it looks like you’re on another planet. The island contains almost 700 species of flora and fauna that are found nowhere else on earth. It has been described as “the most alien-looking place on Earth.
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7. Door To Hell – Turkmenistan
Door to Hell or ‘Gates of Hell, is a natural gas field in Derweze, Turkmenistan, that collapsed into an underground cavern, becoming a natural gas crater. It started as a natural gas crater, and in order to prevent the spread of methane gas and other toxic gases, geologists set it on fire. It has been aflame ever since 1971. It is one of the strangest places in the world.
6. Badab-e Surt – Iran
Badab Soort is a natural site in Mazandaran Province in northern Iran. Badab-e Surt is a natural site consisting of travertine terrace that have formed over thousands of years. It comprises a range of stepped travertine terrace formations that has been created over thousands of years as flowing water from two mineral hot springs cooled and deposited carbonate minerals on the mountainside. The orange colors of the travertine formations is due to the large concentration of iron oxide. it’s one of the world’s rarest and strangest places.
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5. Spotted Lake – Canada
Spotted Lake is a saline endorheic alkali lake located northwest of Osoyoos in the eastern Similkameen Valley of British Columbia, Canada. During summer as most of the water starts to evaporate, hundreds of huge briny pools are left behind, leaving a polka-dotted landscape of yellow, green and blue spots. The CBC calls the appropriately named Spotted Lake “the most magical place in Canada and making it the strangest place in the world.
4. Panjin Red Beach – China
Red Beach located in Dawa County, Panjin, Liaoning, China, is famous for its landscape featuring the red plant of Suaeda salsa of the Chenopodiaceae family. The Red Beach is surrounded by a type of seaweed called Sueda. It’s a big tourist attractions and one of Asia’s largest reed marsh and making it the Strangest place in the world.
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3. Gardens of Bomarzo – Italy
Garden of Bomarzo, is a Manieristic monumental complex located in Bomarzo, in the province of Viterbo, in northern Lazio, Italy.The garden was created during the 16th century. It was designed to portray grief and to shock people. When you visit the park, be sure to enter the giant screaming mouth (known as “the mouth of hell”)
2. Fly Geyser – Nevada
Fly Geyser is a small geothermal geyser located on private land in Washoe County, Nevada. Perched on the edge of the black rock desert, the Fly Geyser is actually man made. Though it is not open to the visitors, it is possible to view this amazing beauty from the State Route 34. Water spews continuously approximately five feet high. The geyser has terraces which discharge water into 30 -40 pools. It appears attractive due to brilliant colors of thermophilic algae.
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1. The Bermuda Triangle
The Bermuda Triangle, also known as The Devil’s Triangle, is one of the world’s biggest mysterious. It is a loosely defined region in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean. For years it has been one of the world’s greatest mysteries. Tales of lost mariners and disappeared ships, crashed aircraft and even vanishing humans, have been emerging from the waters of the Bermuda Triangle for centuries.