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World’s oldest temple takes thoroughly modern approach to tourism

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Gobekli Tepe, a recently excavated temple site in Turkey, is set to become a model for sensitive tourism development with the help of the Global Heritage Fund. Predating the Great Pyramids, Stonehenge and the invention of written language, Gobekli Tepe is the oldest temple site in the world. With excavations advanced enough for visitor numbers […]

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Stonehenge turns it all the way up to 11

Druids celebrating at Stonehenge

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Stonehenge, the ancient stone circle made famous by Spinal Tap, has finally got the visitor centre it deserves. English Heritage has spent £27 million to create a fully immersive visitors centre, bristling with ancient artifacts and sensitively designed to fit into the rolling landscape of Salisbury Plains. Busy roads have been diverted and grassed over […]

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