Mountains are thought to be near heaven, not just beautiful to look at. When it comes to mountains, height isn’t everything. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes, with the oddest being the most eye-catching. Mountains cover 22% of the Earth’s land area. Aside from their visual appeal, several mountain ranges are also mysterious and whimsical. Here is a list of the world’s most mysterious mountain ranges.
Nanda Devi, India
Nanda Devi is India’s second-highest peak. The peak is 7,816 metres high and is located in the Garhwal Himalaya region of Uttarakhand. It gets its name from Nanda Devi, who is revered as the goddess of Chamoli, Pittorgarh, and Bhageshri. The Nanda Devi mountains are mentioned in several legends and are considered a sacred site.
Mount Kailash, Tibet Autonomous Region of China
Mount Kailash is revered as one of the most sacred mountains in the world. The significance of these mountains has been passed down through Hindu mythology for centuries. People believe that Lord Shiva is still alive and well on the mountain’s summit. Nobody has ever reached the mountain’s summit, and it is thought that there is a mysterious energy that prevents humans from reaching the peak.
Mount Sinai, Egypt
Egypt is the location of the peak. According to legend, God spoke to Mosses here and gave him the Ten Commandments. Every year, a large number of people visit these mountain ranges in the belief that God can be seen there. Nobody knows how much of it is true.
Mount Taranaki, New Zealand
This mountain is very important and holy to the local tribes. A river flows close to the mountain, making the area habitable for humans.
Rainbow Mountain, China
Rainbow Mountain in China appears surreal due to its vibrant and varied colours. The peaks in Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park are several hundred metres high. The minerals compressed within the mountains give the mountains their vibrant colours.