"This is Nan Madol, a thousand-year-old ruined city near the tiny island of Temwen. … Archaeologists have been searching the massive ruins for a while now, taunting its various angry ghosts and trying to discover its origins. And yep, you guessed it: They basically have no clue. … It was likely the seat of the Saudeleur dynasty, but why they built this implausible place, and how, remains a mystery. We know that the 200-plus-acre city is comprised of roughly a hundred tiny man-made islands, consisting of about 800,000 tons of building materials. Some of the individual boulders weigh over 50 tons all by themselves. All of this makes precisely zero sense."
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"This is Nan Madol, a thousand-year-old ruined city near the tiny island of Temwen. … Archaeologists have been searching the massive ruins for a while now, taunting its various angry ghosts and trying to discover its origins. And yep, you guessed it: They basically have no clue. … It was likely the seat of the Saudeleur dynasty, but why they built this implausible place, and how, remains a mystery. We know that the 200-plus-acre city is comprised of roughly a hundred tiny man-made islands, consisting of about 800,000 tons of building materials. Some of the individual boulders weigh over 50 tons all by themselves. All of this makes precisely zero sense."

For more: 5 Mysterious Structures With Creepy Unknown Origins

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