Photo of the day: Stonehenge

2013-10-16 13:56
Mysterious and majestic, this ancient ring of standing stones in the English country side has been capturing imaginations for millions of moons.

Located 3.2km west of Amesbury and 13km north of Salisbury, Stonehenge is believed to have been built anywhere between 3 000 and 2 000 BC, but the exact reason for existence remains a mystery.

While standing among the massive monoliths must be a rather humbling and amazing experience, the site has experienced such an influx of tourists in the past few decades, that some may argue that the magic has all but disappeared.

What do you think - is bustling among crowds a small price to pay in order to see Stonehenge for yourself OR would you rather give it a miss?

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In today's photo of the day, Instagram user the_shannimal shares a breathtaking pic of the famous stone ring.

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