There are number of doors all over the world which hasn’t been open for decades. Some of the mysterious doors are sealed for a reason. Here are 4 mysterious doors which hide its mystery behind it for centuries.
The Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal in India is one of the most beautiful built monument in the world. Shah Jahan started the construction of Taj Mahal in 1631 for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. It took 1000 elephants, 20000 workers and 20 years to build. Taj Mahal is 130ft tall and surrounded by 4 pillars. These pillars were placed in such a way that if either one of them collapses it would not damage the tomb. But inside Taj Mahal there are numerous number of mysterious doors that are kept hidden. One such theory is the hidden rooms are made of marble which can produce calcium carbonate when exposed to CO2. If this happens the marble will start building cracks resulting in the collapse of Taj Mahal. But Another theory says that Mumtaz Mahal was buried inside the chambers of Taj Mahal. To keep this away from public eyes the chambers are sealed.
The Great Sphinx of Giza
This is one of those monuments that people have known because of its mysterious activities. First of all it is one of the largest statue in the world. It is 66ft in height, 62ft in width and 204ft in length. According to scientist this statue was built 4500 years ago which took 100 workers and 3 years to complete. The Sphinx is a creature in Egypt and Greek mythology. It has a head of women and lion’s body. Two rectangular chambers were discovered below the paws of the sphinx. It is said that it contains mythical hall of records which states the knowledge of life. But Some people believe that Ancient Egyptians were able document the history of Atlantis. There are two doors to the rectangular chambers which are sealed. But Unfortunately there is not solid proof to this.
Shree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Padmanabhaswamy Temple is situated in Kerala India. The temple has been famous for its unique infrastructure and golden look. But there are some valuables that are hidden in this temple. There are 6 doors in the basement of the temple. In 2011, 5 out of 6 door were opened. Behind these door were gold, jewelries, pearls worth 22 billion dollars. But what about the 6th door? It is believed that the door holds a curse which when opened will bring years of bad luck. Only if a sadhu performs chants in a particular way the door can be opened. But For now, there is no person available who knows the chants to open the door. Once some thieves tried to enter the temple and open the door but from nowhere many poisonous snakes stopped them from breaking in.
Banff Springs Hotel
The hotel is situated in Canada which is a relaxing getaway for tourist. But the hotel holds a secret room. Even when the hotel is operating in full capacity, one particular room is never allotted to a guest. Room 873 on the eight floor is mysteriously missing where the door should be there’s a stretch of empty wall. But when you knock on the wall it can identified that there is a room behind the wall. According to legends, a family husband, wife and daughter checked into room 873. The husband went crazy and attacked the wife and daughter and killed himself as well. After the incident people who were allotted the room complained of bloody hand on walls and terrifying screams. The room was then sealed. But some guests say they still hear screams from room 873.