10 hidden corners of the planet, in which you can get there
In all the cities of the world have the corners of which the townsfolk's absolutely know nothing - the forgotten towns, abandoned tunnels, hidden infrastructure. We offer you a selection of the ten most interesting.
1. Bunker-42, Moscow
If in 1983 someone told you that in 30 years you will be able to visit the Soviet bomb shelter, you would have thought that this man was out of his mind. Today, however, at a depth of 65 m near Moscow you can see it is a bomb shelter. Login to be found at the 5th Kotelnichesky lane, 11.
2. Paris sewer museum
There is a wonderful and easy way to see one of the greatest engineering achievements of the 19th century. Suffice it to go underground and go next to the active part of the Paris sewers. Entrance to the old sewer is found, if you go to the Eiffel Tower in the direction of the Seine. It will be near the Museum of Orsay and the Alma bridge.
3. Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel
If you've ever seen the commercials, television show or movie, which was attended by a huge underground hall with columns several meters high, it is likely that he was shot in the Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel (Japan), on the outskirts of Tokyo. Tours are available twice a day from Tuesday to Friday, but only in Japanese.
4. bell-Vaytchapel, London
The building was built in 1570, the year, and perhaps even earlier. It is the oldest plant in the British Isles, and possibly the oldest in Europe. The plant still makes the bell, using the same molding process as 400 years ago. It is here that were cast Big Ben and the Liberty Bell. Tours are on Saturdays only, and book a better place for a few weeks.
5. Antwerp Channels
Initially, the channels were ditches, used in the Middle Ages to protect the city, as well as internal ports and water systems. Many centuries later, the channels were walled up and turned into a sewer. In the 1990s, the sewer system was reorganized, and today you can go through these tunnels, dating back hundreds of years. Tours are conducted in Dutch, French and English, but need to agree on a tour in advance. You go down into the ground in the street Suikerrui 21, near the city center.
6. The Capuchin Crypt, Rome
If you go down to the crypt under the church of Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini, you probably wonder how someone could come into your head the idea to decorate the six hours of human remains. Made from the bones of even lighting. This is a place for those interested in all creepy and scary, what happened in the Middle Ages. The crypt in 1775, the year he visited the Marquis de Sade. The crypt is located on the street Via Vittorio Veneto 27.
7. The Basilica Cistern, Istanbul
Under the Istanbul there are hundreds of ancient water tanks - the remains of Constantinople era. Most tanks are abandoned and forgotten, but there are three tanks that are open to visitors. Most available Cistern near Hagia Sophia, Yerebatan Caddesi 13 Street.
8. The tunnel beneath Atlantic Avenue, New York
Open in 1845, the year the railway tunnel beneath Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn is often called the world's first subway. He served on the purpose for long - soon after his discovery of railway locomotives were banned in Brooklyn, and the tunnel was sealed, and its existence forgotten. After more than a hundred years, in 1981, the tunnel was again found Brooklyn teenager Bob Diamond. He escorted tours up to 2010 year, while the Ministry of Transport has not banned these excursions. It is hoped that a way to make the tunnel again accessible to visitors is still there.
9. Cape Town Tunnel, South Africa
Built by Dutch settlers in 1652, the year of Cape Town was originally known as "Little Amsterdam". Today you can visit one of its closed channels. Login needed by iron hatch at the foot of Table Mountain, and go to the Castle of Good Hope. Tours must be pre-booked, and will be canceled in the event of heavy rain.
10. Puente Avellaneda, Buenos Aires
This is - old style bridge leading from the neighborhood of Buenos Aires, La Boca suburb of Avellaneda. Such around the world were very few. Bridge in Buenos Aires abandoned, but still worth it. Near rusted bridge was built a new bridge for vehicles and pedestrians, which offers a beautiful view of La Boca. Beware - this is not the most prosperous area of the city, and tourists are here to rob.