Facts On The Stonehenge  

Stonehenge is a megalithic monument from the Bronze Age that was erected near about 2500 BC. This is a very popular heritage site apart from being one of the most famous tourist destinations. There are several mysteries that are associated with it especially in regarding its purpose and builders.

There are several interesting facts about Stonehenge that people would like to know. Given below are a few of them:

  • The name Stonehenge has come from Old English words called Stan, which means stone and then hence which means hinge.
  • It is situated in the English county, Wiltshire.
  • Stonehenge is basically a man made circular which is made up of several different sized stone.
  • This structure was built in various phases over a time period of much more than 1500 years.
  • People still are not sure about the one who built this structure and this is still a mystery.
  • The Druids are believed to have been involved in the construction of this structure. This is one of the most popular beliefs among people. It was previously used by the high priests for the sacrificial ceremonies but then this notion has been dismissed.
  • As per the Friar’s heel myth, the Devil himself had created this structure.
  • Going by the modern day scientists, Stonehenge was constructed by three various different tribes that too over a long period of time.
  • The purpose of building Stonehenge is still a mystery, whereas there are people who believe that it was a temple that was built for worshipping the ancient deities.

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History-Of-Stonehenge      Stonehenge is amongst the most popular as well as ancient national monuments of Britain. This is a world heritage site which is also ranked amongst the most famous tourist attractions throughout the world. Some people believe that it is actually a site for worshipping the sun while others consider it to be a healing sanctuary. There are even people who say that it is a sacred burial site while on the other hand, it is even believed to be built by aliens. More..




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