Miami - Every country in the world has a mysterious building so the debate and interesting to visit. In Miami, the United States, there is a mysterious Coral Castle. Imagine, 1,100 tons of rock into the castle built by one person only!
If there are pyramids in Egypt and the UK have Stonehenge, the U.S. has Coral Castle. This is the Coral Castle is full of mystery. Thousands of tons of rock carved and neatly arranged with just one person. The question is, how could he build it?
Glimpsed from the official website of Coral Castle, Monday (06/17/2013), Coral Castle located in Homestead, South Dixie Highway, Miami, Florida, USA. As the name implies, there are various forms of rocks that seemed to be a castle. The author was Edward Leedskalnin, a Latvian man who was born in 1887.
Coral Castle has a history similar to the Taj Mahal in India, made structures grounded in love. The difference is, if the Taj Mahal was built as a sign of love Emperor Shah Jahan to Mumtaz Mahal, the Coral castle built repose hurt. Edward build Coral Castle because his girlfriend left Agnes, as one day before their wedding took place.
Edward then moved to a small town Florida to treat her pain. It was there that he built Coral Castle. He took the rocks from the beaches in Florida. In fact, the thickness of the rock there could reach 4,000 feet or approximately 1,200 meters.
Remarkably, Edward cut the coral castle and took it to be. He only uses a simple carpenter tools to scrape the rock.
Total process reaches 28 years from 1923 to about 1,100 tons of coral rock formed. After that, he moved to Homestead in 1939 and complete return.
This is where the mystery is a question a lot of people. How, Edward who was originally a carpenter can cleave rocks and carve it to perfection. There is a shape like a crescent moon, tables, ladders, to triangular. Unique, he also made a pile of stones like those at Stonehenge.
Edward also do the job alone. He did not ask for help from others and do so only caught the evening so as not to others. The only help others, is when he moved his court to Homestead within 10 miles or 16 km.
In 1940, he opened the Coral Castle for tourists and charged 10 cents for those who want to explore and see the Coral Castle of close. When that Coral Castle began mnearik attention of tourists world.
In 1951, Edward finally died at the age of 64 years. Previously, he was asked several times about the making of Coral Castle and how to move the rocks from the beach.
Edwrad said, he knows about the physical laws of mass and weight. The scientists also assume, methods of making Coral Castle is similar to making pyramids and Stonehenge! The fact is astounding, considering Edward is just an elementary school graduate.
Although Edward was gone, Coral Castle legacy still stands majestically. For tourists who want to see, prepare spend U.S. $ 15 or about USD 148 thousand. Coral Castle is open from Sunday to Thursday from 8:00 to 18:00 pm local time.
On Friday and Saturday, open from 8:00 to 20:00 pm local time. On the second day that tourists can view the beautiful castle at night.
An unanswered question is whether the Coral Castle was built by Edward the knowledge other than human intelligence. Alternatively, Edward uses mystical things to build it, because he did his job only at night. Mysterious!