Hades. Naraka. Guinee. Xibalba. Though names may differ from one set of teachings to another, almost every religion on the planet features the concept of an underworld – a place to which the souls of the dead are banished, for penance or punishment.
This Altas Obscura guide looks at various purported entrances to the netherworld, scattered across the globe, and ranging from Mayan caves to Japanese swamps.
But remember – just in case you should decide to visit any of these sites, it should be noted by way of a disclaimer that we take no responsibility whatsoever for the consequences of your attempts to open an infernal portal. You have been warned…
- Source atlasobscura.com