UNESCO Archeological

Bru na Boinne

Stop #12: Link to Wikipedia Brú na Bóinne means Palace of the Boyne or Mansion of the Boyne. It contains one of the world’s most important prehistoric landscapes dating from the Neolithic period, including the large Megalithic passage graves of Knowth, Newgrange and Dowth as well as some 90 additional monuments (the photos are of […]

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Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak

Stop #22 Link to Wikipedia The oldest settlement in Kazanlak dates back to the Neolithic era (6th-5th millennium BCE). The Thracian city of Seuthopolis was uncovered near Kazanlak. In the 4th century BCE, near the ancient Thracian capital of Seuthopolis and close to the city, a magnificent Thracian tomb was built. It contains painted murals […]

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Lugo, Spain

Stop 25: Lugo is Galicia’s oldest provincial capital most noted for its 1.5 mil) Roman wall with 71 towers.  The walls are 33-49 feet high. The third century walls are protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Cathedral in the background of the cover photo is a mixture of Romanesque, Gothic, baroque, and neoclassical […]

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