Strange place, in which people live

Here a dozen unusual places in which people live or lived.

Al Hajar, Yemen

Strange place, in which people live

This city wall was built on top of a cliff in the mountains of western Yemen, Sana'a province. The history of this place is so old that even the local residents do not know when the first settlers arrived here.

Hanging Temple China

Strange place, in which people live

In China, there are 5 of the most sacred mountains, and Mount Heng, located in Shanxi Province, is one of them. Next to it is a monastery grounds Hanging Temple, which literally translates as "monastery in the air", although often it is called Hanging Monastery. This place is of interest not only among historians but also among architects.

Cappadocia, Turkey

Strange place, in which people live

This strange place is the oldest of those where people have lived continuously. Currently there live about 2500 people, usually in monasteries and churches. Among the attractions of Turkey is one of the most visited places.

Meteora, Greece

Strange place, in which people live

Meteora is located in the heart of Greece, which literally means "rock in the air." At the top of the pillars 6 religious centers were built. One of the most famous centers - Roussanou Monastery. It was built by two brothers - Maxim and Joasaph (Joseph) - in 1545 and is dedicated to St. Barbara.

Setenil de las Bodegas, Spain

Strange place, in which people live

It is amazing how people today are finding unusual places and methods of construction of dwellings. Setenil de las Bodegas just refers to such unusual places. These houses were built and rebuilt over the centuries and inhabited by people today.

Cash to Peneda, Portugal

Strange place, in which people live

In the literal sense, the name "Cash de Pend" is translated as "stone house". This object is in the mountains Favi, northern Portugal. This house was built in 1974 as an engineer, which was inspired by the beauty of the natural space. Because of its isolation to Pend Cash is often subject to vandalism and looting. The unusual design attracts many tourists, who are not limited to peeping in windows, and try to get inside without permission.

Ponte Vecchio, Italy

Strange place, in which people live

Settlement, known as the Ponte Vecchio, or Old Bridge, located in Florence on the river Arno. This bridge was built in 1345. It makes it unique is that it is one of the few bridges where there are shops and cafes.

Matmata, Tunisia

Strange place, in which people live

This place is situated in 355 km from the capital Tunis. Locals have dug deep holes in the ground and then dug tunnels between them, turning to the underground settlement. The age of this ancient town is calculated from the Punic Wars. Its existence remained unchanged almost until the 1960s.

The Principality of Sealand

Strange place, in which people live

This unusual place is in neutral waters, not far from the British Isles. Some researchers have called Sealand unrecognized sovereign state, the smallest in the world. In fact, it's just an old sea fort.

John about Croup

Strange place, in which people live

This is almost the northernmost point of the island of Great Britain. The place is especially popular in summer. Striking rock inspired many artists and writers who come here in search of inspiration. In winter, this place is a harsh and difficult life.