2500-year-old tunnel discovered in North Turkey

A man-made tunnel was discovered near Taşbaşı Church in the Altınordu district of Turkey’s northern Ordu province.

The tunnel at Ordu (by IHA Photo)
The tunnel at Ordu (by IHA Photo)

The structure was discovered by Ordu Metropolitan Municipality personnel and a team of experts were invited in order to solve the cave’s mystery. The exploration so far revealed that the cave has a length of 40 metres and a width of 1.5 metres. The ground made out of stones but the back was blocked due to natural calcification. The experts presume that the tunnel was man-made in ancient times and reached up to the Taşbaşı Church so that the people may reach the seaside area directly from their homes.

(after Daily Sabah & IHA Photo)

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