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The Mystery Spot in Santa Cruz, California

 
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Distance from city center: 4.3mi
itachan's pictureby itachan Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 22nd of September, 2010
The Mystery Spot is probably one of the weirdest man-made places you can see anywhere on earth. If you've seen any of those surrealist paintings of never-ending stairways, this place will feel like a deja-vu.

The Mystery Spot is a circular area where the laws of physics and gravitation are completely defied. It was opened in 1939, and ever since then, it has kept mesmerizing its visitors. Although it is all a masterfully designed optical illusion, they creators of the site want you to believe that some supernatural causes are at the root of the entire anomaly. It's a very cool spot if you want something unusual, but don't bring your pets, supposedly they start acting erratic while in the Mystery Spot.

Address:
465 Mystery Spot Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA

Price:
A ticket costs $5.

Opening Hours:
Weekdays: 10:00AM-4:00PM
Weekends: 10:00AM-5:00PM

On the web:
http://www.mysteryspot.com

 
 
 
 
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