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Stonehenge and Avebury
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Stonehenge and Avebury

Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: United Kingdom
Stonehenge and Avebury, in Wiltshire, are among the most famous groups of megaliths in the world. The two sanctuaries consist of circles of menhirs arranged in a pattern whose astronomical significance is still being explored. These holy places and the nearby Neolithic sites are an incomparable testimony to prehistoric times.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Stonehenge and Avebury", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.