The Indian city of Delhi has a mysterious landmark - the Iron Column. It is located on the outskirts of the city and was built according to the scholars' opinion about 1 600 years ago. Although the column was entirely made of iron, it was not damaged by the corrosion in the course of so long existence, and has retained its original appearance for more than 16 centuries. The modern scientists do not find any explanations for this strange fact, and can not even explain the manner of the column formation.
The locals consider the Iron Column as a real miracle and believe in their magical power. Many claim that after the contact of the column many diseases are healed and the realization of desires can be reckoned with. The height of the giant iron column is 7 meters, its approximate weight …
The tourists who want to see the unique buildings in India can visit the city of Shravanabelagola. There are several remarkable temples, whose main jewelery is the beautiful carved columns. The shape of the columns is peculiar. They were created more than a thousand years ago, when there were no lathes and chisels.
Today it is no problem to make a column out of the stone. How, however, has succeeded in man from the 10th to 12th centuries, and what mysteries of the stonework they knew, remains unknown. Every day, the ancient temples of Shravanabelagola receive the countless tourists who strive to personally touch the incredibly beautiful and narrow columns with perfectly polished surfaces and wonderful patterns.
After visiting the ancient carved columns, you can go to the nearby …