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This ancient monument of huge stones solitarily standing on the Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England has captured imaginations for centuries. Theories about who built it have included the Druids, Greeks, Phoenicians, and Atlanteans. Speculation on the reason it was built range from human sacrifice to astronomy.

Investigations over the last 100 years have revealed that Stonehenge was built in several stages from 2800 - 1800 BC. It seems to have been designed to allow for observation of astronomical phenomena - summer and winter solstices, eclipses, and more.

As you can see on this picture, bad weather does not afraid the tourists who are always ready to pay just to walk around the stones. Actually i took this picture from outside, behind the fences, because i'm not sure that this walk merits its price, especially with so much people all around.

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