A. Sutherland - AncientPages.com - What was the purpose of building these strange Tibetan towers?
Among many Chinese mysterious structures, are star-shaped towers. Some of them are more than 100 feet tall. Not much is known about their origin. Their age is also very disputable.
According to what the locals say, the enigmatic unknown towers withstand the force of earthquakes!
What did make them to resist an earthquake?
Living in the area monks were not able to shed light on these puzzling structures that in some way, do not fit the landscape of the Himalayas.
The star-shaped towers have never been mentioned in centuries-old monastery documents. Furthermore, no trace of this Tibetan mystery could be found in the Chinese chronicles and other older diaries and records of Western travelers...
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