Posts tagged echo
A disused listening station from the Cold War has powerful echoes from the near-spherical radome and you can whisper into your own ears.
Bridge arches can have great echoes. Reports claim that Echo bridge repeats a human voice up to 15 times
The Hamilton Mausoleum once held the World record for the room with the ‘longest echo’
Follow the road sign to the echo and perform a strange local rhyme which exploits the distinctive echo
A chance to go back in time and get an impression of what our ancestors heard within Stonehenge.
What makes the echoing sound of these caves unusual, is the way the different chambers are connected together. They are named the Bell Caves because of the shape, which also seems an appropriate name for a place with such interesting acoustics.
Echoes off this pyramid create an unexpected chirping sound. But did the ancient Mayan’s deliberately design this acoustic effect into the building?
Get a guide to demonstrate the clapping telephone which was used to signal over long distances in this ancient city.
Many guide books note the crazy acoustics in this mausoleum: it is both a whispering gallery and also an echo chamber where sounds can be heard repeating 7-10 times.
The rich reverberant sound in the Baptistry of Pisa lasts an astonishingly long time, to the delight of all tourists, not just sound-ones.