Archeology

Who ruled from the Hill of Tara, Ireland ?

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Discount flights worldwide / Flights + hotels Budget hotels Dublin Budget hotels Ireland The Hill of Tara (Irish Teamhair na Rí, Hill of the Kings) was, according to tradition, the seat of the High King of Ireland. It is now an archaeological complex located near the River Boyne, that runs between Navan and Dunshaughlin in […]


Archeology

Who invented the bikini ?

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Discount flights worldwide / Flights + hotels Budget hotels Piazza Armerina Budget hotels Italy The Romans, probably. In Villa Romana del Casale, a Roman villa (4th century) located about 5 km outside the town of Piazza Armerina, Sicily, southern Italy, was excavated a mosaic on the floor of the room dubbed the “Chamber of the […]


Archeology, Famous landmarks, Historic sites

The world’s largest single religious monument ?

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Budget hotels Stretching over some 400 km2, including forested area, the Angkor Archaeological Park contains the magnificent remains of the different capitals of the Khmer Empire, from the 9th to the 15th century. The temples of the Angkor area number over one thousand, the famous Temple of Angkor Wat said to be the world’s largest […]


Archeology, Historic sites, Landmarks

The Rose-Red City in Jordan ?

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Discount flights worldwide / Flights + hotels Budget hotels Wadi Musa Budget hotels Jordan A historic and archaeological city in Jordan, known as the Rose-Red City for the color of the rocks, established around the 6th century BC as the capital city of the Nabataeans, Petra was famous above all for two things: its trade […]


Archeology, Historic sites

One of the greatest Mayan centres of the Yucatán peninsula ?

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Discount flights worldwide / Flights + hotels Budget hotels Merida Budget hotels Mexico This sacred site, Chichén Itzá, was one of the greatest Mayan centres of the Yucatán peninsula. Chichen Itza means “at the mouth of the well of the Itza” in the Itza language. Six square miles where hundreds of buildings once stood, but […]






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