Guimar Pyramids

The Guimar Pyramids are six rectangular terraced structures shaped like pyramids. These structures are built with lava stone, and the builders didn’t use any mortar in the construction. The pyramids of Guimar located in the Chacona District on the Tenerife Island of a Canary Islands in Spain.

You can find several pyramids on other places of the Tenerife. However, in Guimar, they built nine pyramids, but only six remained in good condition.

Guimar Pyramids:

The adventurer from the Norwegian thought that the Guimar Pyramid constructions look similar to several other stepped-pyramids that he saw when he was exploring other areas.  He also considered that the Guanches tribe, who lived in Tenerife, before the Spanish people conquer the land, might have built the pyramids.

Guimar Pyramids

Guimar Pyramids

The Scholastic explanation:

The experts and the Academics did not agree with the Norwegian adventurer’s imagination. They brought another alternative theory. They say the pyramids are nothing but volcanic rock piles that the farmers might have built it while clearing their land.

Philip Coppens: The famous researcher and the author Philip Coppens visited Tenerife in the year 2009. He did research by himself and published on his website with a view to what the studies claim.

Guimar Pyramids

Guimar Pyramids

According to his theory, the archeologists dug one plaza between two pyramids. They stopped at a level associated with the 18th century, which was about 50 to 150mts deep. But, they made a conclusion that they dug all the way down and stated that the oldest layers are about two centuries old, which is actually an incomplete statement.

The people who believed that Guanches made the Guimar pyramids and the Heyerdahl have argued that the structures are carefully designed with steps and levels. Potential arrangements made for ritual purposes like those that have performed at the Summer solstice.

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