Stonehenge is a massive stone monument located on a chalky plain north of the modern-day city of Salisbury, England.
Research has it that this monument had has evolved over about 10,000 years.
Research revealed that this monument has been in existence for about 4,000 to 5,000 years.
Stonehenge is considered to be a part of a larger sacred landscape that is about 15times the size of Stonehenge
The biggest part of Stonehenge which is known as Sarsens measures up to and 30feet tall and 25 tons
The place is also made up of smaller stones referred to as "bluestones".
(they have a bluish tinge when wet or freshly broken).
Research has led to the discovery of several burial mounds which gives a clear indication of the fact that most people were buried there in ancient times.
The least number of shrines that were found there were also about 17 which also includes the popular place known as the "house of the dead".
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