A woman looks at a metal monolith that has appeared in Warsaw.
Warsaw, Poland: A mysterious metal monolith has appeared on the bank of a river in the Polish capital Warsaw, the latest in a series of similar objects that have recently turned up in Europe and the United States. Runners noticed the triangular pillar during their morning run along the Vistula.The river, according to local media reports, is about three meters (10 feet) high, has a matte silver surface, is fastened with screws and is planted in the sand on the river bank near a major bridge. “An unusual installation has emerged on the beach on the right bank (of the river),” the Warsaw Vistula district authorities said on their Facebook page. ” If you spend your time actively on the Vistula River, it won’t escape your attention, “they added. “I was expecting some kind of metaphysical experience, but it’s not really that impressive,” a woman who visited the site on Thursday told AFP and declined to be identified. Responsibility for the installation from Thursday.
Similar-looking objects were found in the United States, Romania, and Great Britain. The first structure made headlines after it appeared briefly in the Utah desert late last month, then two more appeared in Southern California and Romania days later. Another appeared on a beach. on the Isle of Wight off the south coast of England on Sunday before hikers met another in the Netherlands on the same day. The appearance of the Utah object in late November sparked rumors of alien visitation due to its resemblance to the black monolith in Stanley Kubrick’s science fiction film “2001: A Space Odyssey.” An anonymous art collective has claimed credit for the Utah installation but, as in Poland, no one has yet claimed responsibility for those in Romania, the Isle of Wight and the Netherlands. Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is posted from a syndicated feed.)