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Fortress wall of the Solovki monastery, XVI c.
Fortress wall
The biggest stone in the walls of the Solovki fortress weighs some 11 tonns. Another megalith 5,25 m long - is laid as a lintel over the Holy gates. Even now cyclopean masonry of the walls seems supernatural and is ever generating legends. One of them tells that the huge monoliths were sledged up the earth rampant being pulled upon the seals and belugas skins provided the thick layer of blubber. Another story tells about miraculous help of the founders of the monastery St.Zosima, St.Sabbatius and St.Herman.
Parallels:
  Hadrian�s Wall, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, II c.Hadrian�s Wall, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, II c.   Great China Wall, China, IV c. BC � XVII c.Great China Wall, China, IV c. BC � XVII c.   Jewish cemetery, Worms, Germany   Greco-Roman pavements, Jerash, Jordan, I c. AD   Jerusalem, Western (Wailing) Wall, I c. BCJerusalem, Western (Wailing) Wall, I c. BC   Sacsayhuaman Fortress, Cuzco, Peru, XIII-XV сс.Sacsayhuaman Fortress, Cuzco, Peru, XIII-XV сс.   Stonehenge, United Kingdom, III-II thousand BCStonehenge, United Kingdom, III-II thousand BC   Khufu Pyramid, Gisa, Egypt, III thousand BC, arch. HemiunuKhufu Pyramid, Gisa, Egypt, III thousand BC, arch. Hemiunu
  Hadrians Wall   Great China Wall   Worms   Jerash   Jerusalem   Cuzco   Stonehenge   Al Gisa
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