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A chapel was built on top of a chasm filled with half-human monsters to keep them in Several places on Earth are thought to be entry portals to hell. A foul-smelling and gas-spewing crack in a sandstone hill some 47 kilometers north of Prague caused so much concern among people in

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A Brazilian fan of the deck explains why it is his favorite to read People from all sorts of backgrounds become involved with Tarot, and also have different reasons for choosing the deck they use. For Leonardo Chioda, a Tarot card reader from Brazil, his interest goes back to his childhood. His

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A conjuring trick gone horribly wrong unleashed a mythical beast Prague legends include many mystical animals, including a unicorn. While the story is a bit vague, this majestic creature is more than welcome next to the city’s mermaid, werewolf, talking horse, house sprites, demonic rabbit, possessed dogs and cats, and ghostly goat

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Bones from 40,000 plague and war victims are in creative sculptures The ossuary at Sedlec is generally called the Bone Church, and for good reason. Bones from tens of thousands of people gathered over many centuries have been put into unique decorative designs. The full name is the Cemetery Church of

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The centuries-old monastery once had some devilishly good food The monastery at Emauzy looks pleasant enough from a distance, with its modern concrete wing-shaped spires added in the 1960s. Its history goes back to 1347, and before that, the area was allegedly a pagan grove dedicated to Morana, the Slavic goddess

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