Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Ara Metua – ancient Polynesian road

The ancient Polynesian road - Ara Metua - still exists and is in use. But it has changed beyond the recognition, turning from unique...

Igeum-dong

Prehistoric settlement and necropolis with megaliths. Site was inhabited in 700 - 550 BC. Site includes 63 burials, including burials of high-ranked people and...

Karahunj (Zorats Karer)

One of the best known and most interesting archaeological landmarks in Armenia is Karahunj, often called Zorats Karer. Most likely this is settlement and...

Bugeun-ri Dolmens

A large group of 34 megaliths - dolmens on Ganghwa Island. The largest one is a table-type dolmen with a stone plate which weighs...

Arai Te Tonga – most sacred marae in Rarotonga

The story of Arai Te Tonga started around 1250 AD. According to local legends back then in the open sea met two groups of...

Ha’amonga ‘a Maui (Trilithon) and ‘esi Maka Fa’akinanga

One of the most unusual megalithic monuments in Pacific is Ha'amonga 'a Maui in Tonga. It has no analogues regarding its construction, shape and...

Gwansanri Goindol

Largest dolmen in North Korea, consists of two upright stones and enormous, more than 40 tons heavy capstone above them. Made in the 12th...

Nam Dan petroglyphs and megaliths (Nấm Dần)

Group of stones with carved symbols and stone settings. Most stone carvings are rings and weird spiral patterns, but there are depicted also humans. Location,...

Meayll Hill (Mull Hill) Stone Circle

The original Manx name of the amazing Meayll Hill Stone Circle is Lhiaght ny Virragh - "cairn of the pointed rock". According to local...

Rai of Yap – the stone money

There are many amazing things in the small Yap Island but the most surprising is the giant stone money - the famous Rai of...