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An anechoic chamber offers a claustraphobic silence which some people find unpleasant and others love.
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.
Legend has it that the acoustic focus in this cavern was exploited to enable the whispers of prisioners held here to be overheard. However today, only the reverberance of this vast space can be enjoyed.
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.
Possibly the best concert hall in the World for classical music: the acoustic of the place embellishes the music from the orchestra, to make the famous golden sound.
A whispering gallery found in a surprising place, Grand Central Terminal in New York, one of the largest railway stations in the World,
An amazing cacophony of indistinct speech and other blurred sounds in the largest covered public square in Europe