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.
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