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The Crypt of the Original Sin
A cave in southern Italy adorned with thousand-year-old Biblical frescoes existed in obscurity until fairly recently.
Added by pn161220
Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden
This Old Testament garden features 100 plants from biblical times.
Added by LaughingCrow
Relics of the Apostle St. Thomas
The relics of one of Jesus' 12 apostles are enshrined in this Italian Basilica.
Added by Christine Williamson
Acarlar Köyü, Turkey
Yedi Uyurlar Mağarası (Cave of the Seven Sleepers)
Seven early Christians were sealed into a cave where legend has it they slept unharmed for centuries.
Added by Molly McBride Jacobson
Found: the Oldest Version Ever of Leviticus
From the time of Jesus.
September 22, 2016
Faith and landscaping come together in a small Danish haven dubbed the "Bible Garden."
Added by A secret club
Şırnak Province, Turkey
A small mountain at the crossroads of Turkey, Iraq, and Syria that some believe was the landing point of Noah's Ark.
Added by taotaoholmes
garden of eden
How Rival Gardens of Eden in Iraq Survived ISIS, Dwindling Tourists, And Each Other
Against all odds, Iraq’s religious tourism infrastructure has endured.
May 10, 2016
BibleWalk Wax Museum
This recycled wax museum may be the only one that features John Travolta in a Bible scene
Added by bryanwoerner
How Lady Bible Hunters Made the Victorian Era's Most Stunning Scriptural Find
January 20, 2016
An ancient quarry rediscovered by a dog and claimed by biblical kings, a German cult, and the Freemasons
Added by bachrach44
Secret Chambers, Grain Silos and the Long, Long History of Pyramid Conspiracy Theories
November 11, 2015
FOUND: The Earliest Known Draft of the King James Bible
October 15, 2015
Moses Was Tripping, And Other Scientific Explanations For Biblical Miracles
September 25, 2015
See the Bible in Real Life: Photos of Florida's Holy Land Theme Park
September 23, 2015
Codex Gigas (The Devil's Bible)
An illuminated manuscript comprising the life's work of a lone monk, inexplicably decorated with a portrait of Satan himself
Added by Whisky55
The Holy Land Experience
A mega theme park-wax museum mélange containing all things biblical.
Added by blembitz
Object of Intrigue: The Devil's Bible
July 07, 2015
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