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Now imagine being a worker at Kongō Gumi Co., Ltd and 14 centuries ago you told them that in the 21st century they would build skyscrapers...

Oh, and that the 21st century is a way of counting centuries of the west, that was just being invented around that time, that would be implemented in Japan about 4 centuries later






I don't know if that would be so unimaginable. The pyramid of Giza is taller than many skyscrapers.

This is true. What is most impressive about skyscrapers is not how tall they are, but how thin they are.

It would be unimaginable in Japan 14 centuries ago.

The first western style skyscraper was built in 1890 and demolished in 1923.

But Japan had pyramids long before that, there are speculations that the underwater pyramids of Yonaguni could be the remains of a civilization 5 thousands years old


>there are speculations that the underwater pyramids of Yonaguni could be the remains of a civilization 5 thousands years old

As far as I'm aware, the all but universal consensus among archaeologists and scholars (and the Japanese government) is that the "underwater pyramids" of Yonaguni are entirely natural.


Just to clarify, I don't believe in pseudo archeology and I've reported the idea of an ancient civilization as speculations.

I was simply pointing out that megalithic structures have been part of ancient Japan either they were natural or not, skyscrapers definitely not.




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