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November 20, 2016: In Japan, two hours northwest of Tokyo, there’s a museum, and it’s one of its kind.

It’s known a Chinsekikan (hall of curious rocks) and it has more than 1700 rocks that appear to be like human faces.


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The museum contains different kinds of ‘jinmenseki’ or rock that look like a human face, and that includes celebrity look-alikes like Elvis Presley.

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The founder of the museum passed away in 2010 and collected rocks for more than fifty years. According to a report, he was initially drawn to rare rocks, but gradually that evolved into gathering, well, weird rocks—especially rocks that naturally resemble like that of religious figures, celebrities, movie characters, and more.

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According to a report, there is a Jesus rock, Donkey Kong rock, Boris Yeltsin rock, and even a Nemo rock.

There are some general stones, which are known as “chorus rocks”.

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Currently, there are so many rocks that all of them don’t have names. The owner occasionally asks the visitors to name the rocks.

– by Pinaz Kazi of NewsGram with inputs from various agencies. Twitter: @PinazKazi


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