Saturday, December 14, 2019

Rota Latte Stones Quarry (As Nieves Quarry)

Once upon a time (no one knows when) somebody planned to make the largest megaliths in Mariana Islands. It was planned to erect up...

Dwarfie Stane

The central part of Hoy Island justifies the stereotypes about harsh, nordic, desolate Orkney Islands. Wild cliffs rise above the desert-like peatlands, no trees...

Marae Fare Opu

Right at the bank of Faanui bay is located marae Fare Opu - once important ceremonial site, considered to be a royal marae. Unfortunately part...

Ķintu Aka

Although little known internationally, there are megalithic monuments in Latvia. One of the most mysterious and unusual ones is Ķintu Aka - Kinti Well. Well...

Pentre Ifan

One of the most romantic and beautiful places in Wales is Pentre Ifan. This is one of the best preserved Neolithic dolmens in Wales. It...

Le Dehus passage grave

Contrary to many other exciting archaeological monuments, Le Déhus is located in a rather unromantic setting - in a sharp bend of street opposite...

Rano Raraku quarry

One of the visually most impressive megalithic monuments of the world. Rano Raraku served as a mine of moai, used sometimes around 1200 - 1700...

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...

Jungnim-ri Dolmens (Gochang Dolmens)

Group of some of the most impressive of the numerous South Korean dolmens, their capstones weigh up to 225 tons. In this area are...

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...