The mystery behind the ancient stone city of Nan Madol

Nan Madol is an ancient city ruins of the world's only surviving, located off the east coast of the island Pohnpie, is the capital of the dynasty Saudeleur, today is one of four federal states in Micronesia .
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Nan Madol consists of about 90 small artificial islands linked by a network of canals and is often called "Venice of the Pacific". The name Nan Madol means "spaces between", is only to the interconnecting canals around the city.
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The mystery behind the ancient stone city of Nan Madol, Tourism, my daily tours, world travel, du lich 2012, explore, visitors, Vietnam travel guide,
Nan Madol has won much attention from archaeologists, because the island is built almost entirely by the walls of a high basalt prisms from 5.5 m to 7.6 m and thickness of about 5 , 2 m. Basalt is a rock formed from volcanic lava.
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The walls are built by stacking a high turn over rocks, looking like the trees are cut to pieces crossing each other. "Interior" of the city is covered by a pile of coral rubble, coral crumbling heap this very dense and high tides can not make the reach.
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The archaeologists estimate of basalt prisms to build these walls is 250 million tons. However, questions that the archaeologist is' Why the song basalt stone walls built by stacked too high. While each song basalt such a body weight up to 50 tons? ". Until now it still remains a mystery, they still can not explain the questions they pose.
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But a local folk tales say that before, giants lived on the island, it is they who make the work concrete blocks cut into this song, to build up the walls. The legend tells the story of two brothers named Olosopha and Olosipha. They use their magic power to transport the rock song from a distant land, by making them fly in the air.
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In another story about a magician, who, like two brothers and Olosipha Olosopha legend, he transported the stones by making them fly in the air on, to build cities Nan Madol and the walls.
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Each story will refer to the movement of the stones from a place far unknown, but scientists claim that basalt took place to build the wall not far, it's on the island island opposite the city of Nan Madol.
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One theory that scientists are making building blocks were transported by rafts song. But in an experiment to see the stones will sink into the water immediately, as the heavy weight. Although we have found the skeleton in the city with relatively large numbers, see the relationship between death and the transport of rock associated with each other, but do not explain anything about the picture basalt walls are formed like. It remains a mystery, since no remnants of the earliest devices at that time that could help builders move to and construction of stone walls. Nan Madol is overwhelming scientific controversy and legend.
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Every mystery is another mystery serial and archaeologists can not explain the unique features of the network of water tunnels, connecting fragmented islands together. The tunnel is seen as a way out, starting from the center of the city spread out toward the ocean. The tunnels created explicitly and clearly to connect the islands together. To this day, the bottom of the sea explorers are still trying to discover the secret route, but a complete tunnel has not yet been discovered.
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According to the history of Pohnpei, Nan Madol city was occupied by an ancestral line called Saudeleurs, also known as the "lord of Nan Madol area." They want a city own proprietary rule.Under his reign, they established Pohnpei State agreed to rule the islands.
In particular dynasty Saudeleurs residence in downtown area Nan Madol. Many civilians were also living with kings in this area to serve them as needed. Nan Madol no fresh water and food, so food is basically the civilians brought from inside to outside the city.
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After a while, Saudeleurs dynasty was overthrown by a group called Nahnmwarki. Once you've earned the right to rule the city Nan Madol, this group did not stay here long, but moved to city neighborhoods to live because they find it difficult to transport fresh water and food from outside on.So the city was abandoned.
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 It was found several burial sites in the city of Nan Madol. It is a rectangular building built up, as resting place for Saudeleurs clan. In 1985, the ruins of Nan Madol was brought down in history as a nation.
Today Nan Madol forms an archaeological park covers over 18 km2 and includes the stone architecture was built on a reef flat along the coast of the island Temwen and some other man-made island linked adjacent to the coast of the island of Pohnpei Micronesia.
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The ancient city of Nan Madol is not vibrant and good places to eat and sleep problems think. But the glory of prehistoric magical mix, it is a best place for experiencing the art of meditation, you feel relaxed, his soul mingles with the wild.
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