A classic example of the mysterious stairs is the Escherian Stairwell also known as the Penrose steps is named after a Dutch artist M.C. Escher, whose arts were optically illusive and absurd architecture.
Escherian Stairwell is one such impossible architectural astonishment where the stairs while ascending or descending form an uninterrupted twirl making four 90-degree turns making person climb forever. An is the stairwell located in Rochester Institute of Technology New York, designed by Filipino architect Rafael Nelson Aboganda a true Escherian Stairwell which has baffled and amazed students and architects all alike.
The other classic example is the Loretto Chapel. On the construction of Loretto Chapel in 1878, the only way to access the choir loft twenty-two feet above was via a ladder. A staircase would interfere with the interior space seating of the small Chapel.
A mysterious carpenter built these mysterious stairs a spiral staircase with two 360 degree turns and without holding or nails using wooden pegs. Three factors regarding the Loretto Chapel staircase about the construction method, materials used and the identity of the carpenter still remains a puzzle to solve.
Here are a few mysterious stairs that will keep you wondering and bewildered all night.
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