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10 must see sites along Hadrian’s Wall
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10 must see sites along Hadrian’s Wall

July 15th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Hadrian’s Wall is the most famous tourist attraction in the whole Northern England and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage...
Visit Roman London
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Visit Roman London

July 11th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Londinium was a settlement established on the current site of the City of London around AD 50....
10 must see cave paintings
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10 must see cave paintings

July 11th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Magura Cave is located in the north west of Bulgaria and the paintings date back 8000-4000 years...
10 must see castles in Ireland
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10 must see castles in Ireland

July 2nd, 2014 | by archaeologynews
The picturesque country of Ireland contains many castles situated in its vast countryside. Ranging from medieval ruins, to Irish Castle...
10 must see castles in Russia
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10 must see castles in Russia

July 1st, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Russia is the home of some beautifully built castles, some which are architecturally brilliant rather than defensively sound....
10 must see castles in Scotland
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10 must see castles in Scotland

July 1st, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Scotland is the home to a vast array of castles dating from as early as the 11th century. Over the nine hundred years that castles have been built over the country they have taken many forms and styles creating a large diversity...
Ten Must See Iron Age Hill Forts In Britain
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Ten Must See Iron Age Hill Forts In Britain

July 1st, 2014 | by heritagedaily
A hill fort is a type of earthworks used as a fortified refuge or defended...
The “wonderful rubbish” of the Gilf Kebir desert
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The “wonderful rubbish” of the Gilf Kebir desert

June 17th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
A chance find in a site known as the Cave of Swimmers adds a colourful twist to an exhibition in Paris celebrating the work of ethnographer Leo Frobenius in raising awareness of the rock art of Africa....
London’s Lost Castles
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London’s Lost Castles

May 27th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
The Tower of London is symbolic to many tourists and Londoners alike as a landmark of London's historic past, but the Tower isn't the only castle built to defend central London from...
Lisbon’s Phoenix – Penha Longa Monastery
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Lisbon’s Phoenix – Penha Longa Monastery

April 27th, 2014 | by Cindy Eccles
Designated a "protected zone" by the Portuguese government, the Penha Longa Monastery restoration effort began before the word “austerity” gained prominence in the political and public arenas, and the preservation success can...
Transforming the rural fabric of the Carpathian Villages in Romania
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Transforming the rural fabric of the Carpathian Villages in Romania

April 7th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
The villages of Romania, particularly those in Southern Saxon Transylvania, are a unique survival. These villages, the hay meadows and the forests which surround them are a last outpost of a central European Medieval landscape,...
10 must see castles in Wales
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10 must see castles in Wales

March 18th, 2014 | by heritagedaily
Castles have played an important military, economic and social role in Great Britain and Ireland since their introduction following the Norman invasion of England in...
Göbekli Tepe – Developing tourism & the Urfa region
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Göbekli Tepe – Developing tourism & the Urfa region

March 14th, 2014 | by heritagedaily
Göbekli Tepe has become a major factor in the development of the Urfa region. This rising public interest is reflected in a growing stream of visitors...
The Ancient City Of Ayutthaya
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The Ancient City Of Ayutthaya

February 20th, 2014 | by Diarmaid Walshe
It is the year 1767. Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States of America is born in what is then the British Colony of South...
Heritage at Risk : Protection Status for Chernobyl?
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Heritage at Risk : Protection Status for Chernobyl?

February 3rd, 2014 | by Cindy Eccles
“Are you crazy?!?” Immediately followed by "Why?!?" were usually the first responses I received, after telling people I had toured Chernobyl and Pripyat during my May 2013 trip to the...
Seven must-see Long Barrows in England
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Seven must-see Long Barrows in England

January 17th, 2014 | by heritagedaily
A long barrow is a prehistoric monument dating to the early Neolithic...
Top Ten Stone Circles in Britain
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Top Ten Stone Circles in Britain

January 3rd, 2014 | by heritagedaily
The following is our view of the top ten stone circles in Britain, covering the neolithic and bronze age. During this period, 1,300 stone circles were constructed as a part of a megalithic tradition that lasted from 3,300 to...
The Lost Palace of Henry The VIII
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The Lost Palace of Henry The VIII

November 12th, 2013 | by Diarmaid Walshe
A small village in Kent might now be the location for a building that would be looked upon as the jewel of Tudor...
The Archaeology of Star Wars
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The Archaeology of Star Wars

November 4th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
“These are not the ruins you’re looking...