Stonehenge and Avebury
Rank: Top 100
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. [More Details]
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