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Because It's not known why it was built...
It is belived to be Britains oldest landmark. However, nobody knows why it was built. Some belive it is an early clock but nobody knows for sure.
Posilble the most amazing thing about it is that the rocks came from Wales meaning the workers would have carried these vast rocks the distance of the modern M4,
not bad seeing as they are about 2 tons each.

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Where is Stonehenge?

Stonehenge is in the county of Wiltshire on Salisbury Plain. It'sjust west of Amesbury in England and is visiblefrom the A303 road. The nearest city is Salisbury a few miles tothe south. There are many Neolithic earthwork enclosures known as "henges" inBritain. Few have any stones set within them (MORE)

Where is Stonehenge located?

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, north of Salisbury. stonehenge is located in the county of Wiltshire in England.

How was Stonehenge found?

There was an investigation, but it is still not known for sure what it was used for. The main theory has been that it was used as a calendar of some sort, but now there is a theory that it was a burial ground.. You can support Wikipedia by making a tax-deductible donation.. As per quoted from (MORE)

Who discovered Stonehenge?

No one discovered it. It's been there since the bronze age,sitting in the isolation of salisbury Plain. Medieval chroniclers knew of it and a few drew rough representations of it..

What is Stonehenge?

The monument known as Stonehenge is a prehistoric circle of stones on Salisbury Plain in England. It has a history of construction that began in 3000 BC and the final modifications were made around 1600 BC. No one is really sure of its true purpose. The site was used a cremation burial ground, but b (MORE)

Why should Stonehenge be a world wonder?

Because it is one of things in the world that humans have no knowledge on. Actually, it isn't in the classical sense. The reason is that the man who organized the original list, Herodotus, didn't know of its existence. A reason why it would be is that it's a mystery and a marvel to humanity's ingenu (MORE)

Who made Stonehenge?

Stonehenge was constructed by Late Neolithic peoples around 4,500 years ago on a site which had already been in use for 500 years. We don't know why it was made. We just have to respect that it is one of England's most famous landmarks! I believe the nephilium constructed it. The nephilium are the (MORE)

What is the history of Stonehenge?

Stonehenge, as most people know it was built within a circular 'henge' earthwork around 2,500- 2400 BC, the henge had already been there for some 500 years. There were earlier structures (of so called 'Bluestone' - rhyolite from West Wales), archaeologists are are unsure exactly how much earlier, th (MORE)

Why is the Stonehenge famous?

Stonehenge is a monument in England, the origin of which dates backto prehistoric times. Archaeologists believe the stone structurewas erected around 3000 B.C.

What was the Stonehenge used for?

There are many theories what it was used for like. Sacrifices( but that idea backfired), UFO landings and more. Hope this helps! =D

What religion is in Stonehenge?

We don't know, certainly not 'druids' but whoever created it they used geometry to design it - so sacred geometry was part of it.

Who found Stonehenge?

Nobody found Stonehenge because it has never been lost. Itslocation has always been known the only real mysteries are, whobuilt it, how did they do it and why? Other mysteries are why didthe build it.

What is the secret of Stonehenge?

It depends what people want to regard as 'the secret'. Most would imagine the secret to be related to the question 'what was it for'. But there are no written records, no exact cosmological model. We have to work from the hard evidence in an attempt to get a glimpse of the mindset that inspired the (MORE)

What happens in Stonehenge?

Well people pay money (too much) then go under a short road tunnel and look at the stones from one side of a rope barrier. Most go away with hardly any more knowledge than when they arrived. It needs a proper visitor facility and desperately needs the plan to solve the traffic problems implemented. (MORE)

What does the Stonehenge mean?

It's not clear, one explanation suggest it means 'hanging stones' (like gallows), another that the henge part means 'hinge' (in respect of how the stones were joined together) it might also simply mean 'stones on edge' (i.e. set upright). see the etymology section at: http://en.wikipedia.org/w (MORE)

How do you get from London to Stonehenge?

There are several ways, train to Salisbury and local bus is one. If you just want to visit try one of the tour companies. They take you there and back from London

What was Stonehenge used for?

It is not definitively known what Stonehenge was used for. Some believe it was used for sacrifices, and others say that it was for non-sacrificial rituals involving star counting and/or the predicting of various astronomical phenomena such as eclipses. More recent ideas are moving away from the idea (MORE)

What is the name of Stonehenge?

Stonehenge is a complex of stone circles enclosed by a circular earth mound (a henge), its name is Stonehenge. In the past it was also called The Hanging Stones and also The Giants' Dance.

Who built Stonehenge and when?

The main structure dates from about 2000BC but the circle of bluestones it is believed were placed there a 1000 years ealier(c.3000BC). As for the people all you can say for sure it were theneolithic people living in southern England at the time. I don'tthink there were any aliens involved as some w (MORE)

What did Stonehenge used to be?

Present thinking that Stonehenge was a calculator and timekeeper for solar and lunar events such as eclipses, solstices and the equinoxes is now going out of favour. Few British archaeologists either believe, or can see any evidence that Stonehenge was was used for complex astronomical 'computations (MORE)

What and where is Stonehenge?

Stone henge is a stone circle on Salisbury Plain in the English county of Wiltshire. The nearest town is Salisbury.

Why is Stonehenge famous?

Stonehenge is famous because of its extremely large size and the mystery surrounding it. Nobody knows why or how it was created, and there are many, many theories as to what purpose it served, from aliens to sacrifice ceremonies.

Who used the Stonehenge?

Ancient Britons, over a period of well over thousand years. It was built and altered in several stages over the centuries. If the Druids used it at all, they were certainly not the first users.

Why was Stonehenge created?

No one knows for sure. Stonehenge was most likely built by people in around 2400 BC from ancient England and France. Some theories say that it was built as a ceremonial altar for their polytheistic religion. Others say that it was a burial ground or a holy site that people made pilgrimages to. Some (MORE)

How the Stonehenge was formed?

It began, like any other major structure with a plan, some kind of drawing. This was created using simple geometry this plan was transferred onto the ground using ropes and pegs to mark the position against which the center (usually the centre of the inner faces) of the stones were set. The rest as (MORE)

Who designed the Stonehenge?

There are probably hundreds of myths and legends about Stonehenge. Various people have attributed the building of this great megalith to the Danes, Romans, Saxons, Greeks, Atlantes, Egyptians, Phoenicians Celts, King Aurelius Ambrosius's, Merlin, and even Aliens. One of the most popular beliefs was (MORE)

Who created the Stonehenge?

No one knows for sure. Rumors say that the Stonehenge was built by people from 2400 b.c. that came from England and France.

What is Stonehenge dedicated to?

Archaeological evidence found in 2008indicates that Stonehenge could have been a burial ground from itsearliest beginnings.The dating of cremated remains found on thesite indicate that deposits contain human bone from as early as3000 BC, and continued for at least another 500 years.

Is the Stonehenge a monument?

yes,stonehenge is a monument Yes, one definition of a monument is: any building, megalith, etc.,surviving from a past age, and regarded as of historical orarcheological importance.

Is Stonehenge a portal?

I say it could be. Ancient things react different than we are use to. Maby they were more advanced than we are. Zackary Davis.

Who invented Stonehenge?

It is not known for certain, but it is believed it was erected by a Druid people of some 4,500 years ago. It seems to be several things: A burial ground, an astronomical observatory, and possibly a calendar. More is still not known about it than known, though.

Is Stonehenge guarded?

Yes, stonehenge is guarded by the 8 mystical spirits of the Nephilim. One must possess the rune of Zanthor in order to be allowed into stonehenge.

Are Stonehenge real?

Yes Stonehenge is probably the most important prehistoric monument in the whole of Britain and has attracted visitors from earliest times. It stands as a timeless monument to the people who built it.

Why is famous for Stonehenge?

Stonehenge is probably the most important prehistoric monument in the whole of Britain and has attracted visitors from earliest times. It stands as a timeless monument to the people who built it.

Why the Stonehenge is called the seven wonders of the world?

Because it is amazing! During the solstice, the stones line up to form an exact Geometrically calculated figure. For people from hundreds of years ago to line up stones so accurately is fascinating. Not to mention that the wheel hadn't been invented, so carrying those huge stones appears next to imp (MORE)

Is it Stonehedge or Stonehenge?

This is actually a common misconception with many people who may not have ever seen the word. The proper spelling is Stonehenge and it is quite a marvelous sight.

What is the meaning of the Stonehenge?

Scientists say the early pedestrians (Greeks) use the stone hengeto calculate the the whole solar system (Wow). As you watch*Mysteries of the Universe*, They reveal the secrets of the stonehenge. If your in a specific spot, as you can see, the moon standsabove the heel rock and reveals another secre (MORE)