The entrance to the «underworld» still exists in Turkey. Scientists have uncovered the secret of the ill-fated space

The entrance to the «underworld» still exists in Turkey. Scientists have uncovered the secret of the ill-fated space

In ancient times believed that animals and people here, killing the breath of Hades — God of death.

Near the ruins of the temple of the Greek God Hades, which was considered a conduit to the afterlife, to this day find dead animals, particularly birds. Pagan Shrine is located in the historic city of Hierapolis in modern Turkey. In ancient times the Greeks believed that humans and animals who come into the temple, kills the breath of Hades, but modern research has discovered the release of carbon dioxide from the soil, which exceeds the norm by 92%. They are the cause of the poisoning and death of the poor animals.

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The Church was first mentioned as a deadly place even in pre-Christian times, the Greek historian Strabo, writes The Sun. «The space here is so filled with steam that you can barely see land,» he wrote.

In the caves of the temple, researchers found pilasters, dedicated to the God of the underworld Pluto and his wife Persephone. Pluto – one of the names of Hades, who began to call him after the V century BC.

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During the excavation of a temple in it found many of the remains of dead people and animals.

In addition to the Church of Hades, which was considered the entrance to the underworld, preserved Hierapolis temple of Apollo, amphitheatre, Cleopatra pools, ancient necropolis and chapel of St. Philip.

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Hierapolis is located near the resort of Pamukkale, and the nearest large town is Denizli.

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