Staying in the capital of the United Kingdom, it would be a real shame not to visit one of the most famous landmarks of the country – Stonehenge. Surrounded by various mysteries, this prehistoric monument has a history going around 4500 years back. Well-known ring of standing stones combined with monuments of Neolithic and Bronze Age offer to its visitors a dash of a long lost time.
Visiting Stonehenge from London can be a half-day tour in which you can admire to this unique combination of plain simplicity and mystery or you can choose a longer road and see so much more in this area: from Windsor Castle, the home of the Royal Family for 900 years, across the Oxford, which served as an inspiration to some exquisite writers and as a home to many more, to Salisbury cathedral and the city of Bath, known for its healing waters all the way back to the ancient Romans. Also, we have good news for early birds: there is a special tour to Stonehenge during which you can watch the sunrise over this marvellous wonder of the world. This should definitely be an amazing experience since there is a theory that Stonehenge was built from the worshipers of the Sun.
What is Stonehenge and what was its purpose? Was it a place of gathering for druids? Did it have any function during the roman period? Did it have a religious purpose at all? Visit Stonehenge and find the answers. You might even develop your own theory.
Stonehenge is so much more than the pile of stones miraculously put up. Besides, its value was recognized by UNESCO which put it under its protection in 1986. That is also worth something, right? So, come and see what will Stonehenge become to you: would it only be one of the wonders of the world, a source of inspiration or your spiritual place…