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Photo #1 from Overath, Germany by Dan 🍀 made on 2017-06-22 07:06 for Sola

Coral Castle

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Coral Castle is an oolite limestone structure created by the Latvian American eccentric  Edward Leedskalnin.

Photo #3 from Overath, Germany by Dan 🍀 made on 2017-06-22 07:06 for Sola

The structure, located in Leisure City - Florida, comprises numerous  stones (mostly coral limestone), each weighing several tons.

Photo #4 from Overath, Germany by Dan 🍀 made on 2017-06-22 07:06 for Sola

Currently a privately operated tourist attraction, Coral Castle is noted for legends surrounding its creation that claim...

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it was built single-handedly by Leedskalnin using reverse  magnetism or supernatural abilities to move and carve the numerous stones.

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Edward spent more than 28 years building the Coral Castle, refusing to allow anyone to view him while he worked.

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A few teenagers claimed to have witnessed his work, reporting that he had caused the blocks of coral to move like hydrogen balloons.

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The only tool that Leedskalnin spoke of using was a "perpetual motion holder".

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When asked how it was achieved he explained :"It's very simple if you know how. I know the secrets of the people who built the pyramids. "

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Viqueen
Very interesting. I think I remember seeing a documentary on this a long-long time ago.
Escape
Have to see this some day
Freistaat
Very interesting!
Helzer
Excellent card!
Dan 🍀Author
Thank you 😊
coralie🎈
Awesome! Great card! 👍🏻
Franco
If I recall correctly he was speaking truth, he used the secret of those who built the piramids. He used cilindric barrels to transport the stones. The last part slips from my memory
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Know the docu about him..at least he was a extraordinary man and artist . His work is really a riddle.. Thanks for posting 👍
Dan 🍀Author
You're welcome 😊
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