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Avebury Henge, United Kingdom

 
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erato's pictureby erato Outdoors Activities travel tip
added on the 18th of January, 2010
This village, Avebury is located in Wiltshire, in southern England. Here you can find the largest neolithic stone circle in England constructed between 2600 and 2400 BC.

You can easily find it and spend here a day if you are with car. it's very close to London, so if you are in the area, you can simply visit Avebury. It is really magical, like walking with the ancients.

Archaeologists don't exactly know what was the purpose of the stone circles, but they say the it took 1,5 million hours to deforest the area, construct the ditches and put the stones to their places, so it must have been very important.

Also visit the Alexander Keiller Museum which is in the village and has the richest archeological collection collection of the UK.

Address:
Avebury, Wiltshire, UK

Price:
Free except for the parking fee.

Opening Hours:
Always opened.

 
 
 
 
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