Step inside the Manitoba Legislature Building and you would be forgiven thnking you are in a real life version of the De Vinci Code. Why does it have sphinxes on the roof? Why is there a Golden Boy statue on its dome? How about the numbers 5, 8 and 13 featuring prominently? Dr. Frank Albo claims to have the answers.
Featured as the protagonist in ‘The Hermetic Code’ book, currently in its fourth printing, Dr. Albo spent a decade researching the secrets and decoding the meaning behind the architecture of the Manitoba Legislative Building. That makes him perfectly qualified to run the Hermetic Code Tour in the Manitoba Legislative Building.
On the tour Dr. Albo will help unravel some of the stories behind a mysterious trail of the occult, which include numerological codes, secret hieroglyphic inscriptions and cleverly masked Freemasonic symbols that have eluded recognition for nearly a hundred years.
A Medusa head, the Egyptian sphinxes, life-sized cattle and bison skulls adorning the building all have their specific purpose according to Dr. Albo.
Comprehend evil-stopping symbols and mystical icons such as an 8-pointed star frequently found in early temples, and then take a good look at the clues before deciding whether the Legislature is a recreation of legendary Solomon’s Temple.
Taking the Hermetic Code Tour is also the only way to gain restricted entry to a special room used by the Queen of England behind large wooden doors.
Can the Manitoba Legislative Building really be a conduit of magical power? Well that’s up to you to decide. One thing that’s certain is you’re definitely in for one of the most memorable 90 minutes of fun and storytelling on the Hermetic Code Tour.