When Alice decided to find out where the rabbit hole leads, she found herself in an incredible world through the looking glass. An equally incredible discovery was made by British photographer Michael Scott, who explored an ordinary hare hole in the vicinity of the city of Shifnal. It turned out that underground - old cavewhich was built seven centuries ago knights of the Knights Templar …
The dimensions of the cave shocked the fearless photographer: underground there were spacious galleries and corridors, grottoes and alcoves built for ritual ceremonies. The caves are located under farm fields, the entrances to them were walled up by local residents in 2012, when representatives of various subcultures began to visit underground tunnels more and more often.
Scientists are aware of the existence of the caves, but they have not received due attention to them. After Michael Scott published his photo essay about his visit to the Templar cave, the Internet and newspapers literally exploded with reports of the mysterious find. The caves are carved in sandstone, they are located at a depth of one meter.
Michael says it’s almost impossible to spot the caves if you don’t know where to look for the entrance. Considering the 700-year history of the caves, they are of great interest not only for historians, but also for ordinary tourists. To conduct a photo shoot, Michael lit the tunnels of the cave with candles, the atmosphere turned out to be mysterious and mysterious. It is assumed that the Templar Cave could become one of the attractive attractions of Shropshire.
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