2. Stonehenge In England

There are two days of the year when it is worth going to Stonehenge: on summer and winter solstices. Only on these days are you allowed to touch the stones and wander between them, all for free admission. Of course, on these days visitors stand shoulder to shoulder with thousands of other people. Also, the unpredictable English weather means being able to see a sunrise is unlikely. However, the rest of the year is worse. After paying a startling amount, you can circle at a distance from several large boulders. Yes, realizing that prehistoric peoples moved them hundreds of miles from Wales is impressive. But how long will that thought keep you entertained? Avoid this tourist trap and seek out any one of the hundreds of other stone henges in the UK. Most of which are free to enter and you can get right up to the ancient stones.

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