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Subterranean Secrets: Liverpool’s Mysterious Williamson Tunnels

Whether built 200 years ago as an employment project, smuggling routes, or a hideout for an apocalypse cult, the Williamson Tunnels beneath Liverpool are as mysterious as they are vast. Let’s descend, shall we? Beneath the streets of Liverpool, an enigmatic network of 200-year-old tunnels stretches for miles. Built by eccentric tobacco merchant Joseph Williamson, there are theories that the tunnels were meant as an employment project, smuggling routes, or even the hideout of an apocalypse cult. However, their true purpose — or even a fully-mapped understanding of where they lead — are still unknown. If you like this video, like us on facebook and twitter.