The ancient and mysterious Stonehenge, located in the open spaces of Wiltshire in England, without a doubt, one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, inspiring modern builders for the construction of copies of it in hundreds of different places around the world.
Some of them prefer to make exact copies of monumental buildings, and other variations on the theme. And here is the creators ' imagination has no limits. There Stonhenge of concrete, steel, granite and bamboo. Some permanent buildings have themselves become landmarks, others are temporary installations at festivals. Many are so extravagant, that have little in common with the original.
We chose for you the most unusual options of the sanctuary of the druids.
1. Of the machines
Stonehenge from machines located near the town of Alliance, on the high plains of Nebraska. It consists of 39 vintage American cars forming the ring. The whole structure is covered with a paint-spray gray color, designed to simulate stone. This monument in 1987, he created Jim Reynders in memory of his father.
This copy Stonehenge in physical size built from Styrofoam and located in natural bridge, Virginia, USA. Its Creator, mark Cline — approached the issue very seriously and spend a lot of time and effort to making each "stone" of the original form in consultation about the design and dimensions with the guide of Stonehenge in England. Each block of this structure placed in a pit and worn on a steel pipe, which, in turn, concreted in the ground. Each "stone" is correctly from the astronomical point of view position.
This variation on the theme of Stonehenge are located on site Coopers Landing near Easley, Missouri, and consists of six vertically driven boats.
4. From phone booths
Stonehenge from the famous British red phone booths once stood in the theme Park entertainment in the style of rock-n-roll called Freestyle Music Park near the resort town on the Atlantic ocean in Myrtle beach, South Carolina, but was dismantled and thrown away.
strong>5. Of refrigerators
This replica of Stonehenge built out of refrigerators. The structure stood in Santa Fe, new Mexico, almost 10 years, but due to numerous complaints living nearby population in 2007 was also destroyed.