Trivia Question: Which country has an oak that was once named a “Temple of Reason”?
There’s a very unusual structure in the village of Allouville-Bellefosse, France. It’s a centuries-old tree that’s home to two chapels carved inside its trunk, with a spiral staircase winding around the tree to provide access. During the anti-church sentiment of the French Revolution, a mob almost set fire to the tree, but a local saved it by renaming it a “Temple of Reason.” Although parts of the tree are now supported by poles and patched up with wooden shingles, worshippers still visit regularly.
The Answer: The correct answer is France.