Unusual Mouth Doorways Around The World

Here are some of the most unusual mouth doorways around the world

Goa Gajah

Goa Gajah, or Elephant Cave, is located on the island of Bali near Ubud, Indonesia. Built in the 9th century, it served as a sanctuary. Although the exact origins of the cave are uncertain, it is believed to have been built as a place for spiritual meditation.

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Palazzo Zuccari

Palazzo Zuccari, also called Palazzetto Zuccheri, is a 16th-century residence, located at the crossroads of via Sistina and via Gregoriana, with a Mannerist 16th-century facades on the latter street and a late Baroque facade on the piazza Trinità dei Monti in the Campo Marzio neighborhood of Rome, Italy.

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Sacro Bosco

The Sacro Bosco, colloquially called Park of the Monsters, also named Garden of Bomarzo, is a Mannerist monumental complex located in Bomarzo, in the province of Viterbo, in northern Lazio, Italy. The garden was created during the 16th century.

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Buddha Park

Buddha Park, also known as Xieng Khuan, is a sculpture park 25 km southeast from Vientiane, Laos in a meadow by the Mekong River. Although it is not a temple, it may be referred to as Wat Xieng Khuan since it contains numerous religious images. The name Xieng Khuan means Spirit City.

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Cabaret de l’Enfer

Cabaret de l’Enfer was a famous cabaret in Montmartre, founded in November 1892 by Antonin Alexander and demolished in 1950 to allow for the expansion of a Monoprix supermarket. The Cabaret de L’Enfer was the counterpart to The Cabaret du Ciel, another cabaret that shared the same address on the Boulevard de Clichy.

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Cave Like Snake Mouth

This is one of the caves in Udhayagiri fort (one of the twin forts of Udhayagiri and Khandagir fort) in Bhubaneswar, India.

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Forbidden Corner

The Forbidden Corner is a folly garden located in the Tupgill Park Estate, at Coverham in Coverdale, in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It is open to the public. The garden features statues, sculptures, towers, tunnels, a labyrinth (with a revolving floor), a 12-foot (3.7 m) conifer dog’s head, a 20-foot (6.1 m) oak green man, and water fountains, as well as grottoes.


Fengdu Ghost City

Fengdu Ghost City is a large complex of shrines, temples, and monasteries dedicated to the afterlife located on the Ming mountain, in Fengdu County, Chongqing municipality, China. It is situated about 170 kilometers downstream from Chongqing on the north bank of the Yangtze River.

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La Scarzuola

La Scarzuola is an architectural complex in Umbria, located in Montegiove hamlet in the comune of Montegabbione, Terni Province. It was originally the site of a 13th Century convent associated with St. Francis of Assisi, but was partially abandoned in the 19th Century.