Posts tagged reverberance

Emanuel Vigeland Mausoleum, Norway

A beautiful reverb surrounded by vivid an explicit frescos in this mausoleum.

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(4 Votes, average 3.75)
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Teufelsberg, Germany

A disused listening station from the Cold War has powerful echoes from the near-spherical radome and you can whisper into your own ears.

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(3 Votes, average 3.67)
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Hamilton Mausoleum, Scotland

The Hamilton Mausoleum once held the World record for the room with the ‘longest echo’

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(3 Votes, average 4.00)
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Maryhill Stonehenge

Stonehenge Replica, Maryhill, USA

A chance to go back in time and get an impression of what our ancestors heard within Stonehenge.

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(9 Votes, average 3.00)
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Bell Caves Israel

Bell Caves, Israel

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.

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(5 Votes, average 4.00)
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Ear of Dionysius

Ear of Dionysius, Sicily, Italy

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.

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(7 Votes, average 3.00)
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Gol Gumbaz

Gol Gumbaz Mausoleum, Bijapur, India

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.

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(17 Votes, average 4.41)
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Baptistry, Pisa

Baptistry, Pisa, Italy

The rich reverberant sound in the Baptistry of Pisa lasts an astonishingly long time, to the delight of all tourists, not just sound-ones.

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(14 Votes, average 4.71)
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Vienna Musikverein

Vienna Musikverein, Austria

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.

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(2 Votes, average 5.00)
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Greenwich foot tunnel

Greenwich Foot Tunnel

Startling distortions of footsteps and voices in this incredibly reverberant and atmospheric foot tunnel.

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(8 Votes, average 3.75)
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