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3. Plain of Jars
3. Plain of Jars
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Amid mountains in Laos, a field is home to the Plain of Jars.

The massive stone jars - some are almost ten feet tall - are from 2,500 years ago, and no one knows why they’re there.

Nearby human bones suggest the jars might have been used for burial or to house decomposing bodies before being cremated or going to another part of the funeral process.

Meanwhile, locals say the vessels held whiskey for a mythical giant, or rice wine to celebrate giants helping them defeat enemies.

Undetonated U.S. bombs from the Vietnam War are still scattered in the area, so only seven of the 60 Plain of Jars sites are open to the public.

Not freaky enough? Check out these absolutely true stories about shadowy figures, moving objects, strange voices and other things that go bump in the night.



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