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Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites

CountryUnited Kingdom
Date of Inscription1986
CategoryCultural Sites
UNESCOhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/373

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.

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