"Goseck - visit Germany's "Woodhenge"!" Goseck by ettiewyn
Goseck Travel Guide: 3 reviews and 9 photos
"Woodhenge" of course is a name built in analogy to Stonehenge, and the two constructions have indeed some characteristics in common. But in fact, the sun observatory is much older (it is 7000 years old) - only it is reconstructed, but on the original site!
You can read more about it in the Things To Do tips!
Goseck itself is a small town of a thousand inhabitants and we only drove through. It seems though that due to the observatory, they get their fair share of tourism!
The Goseck sun observatory is part of the "Sky Paths", a project of the Saxony-Anhalt tourist industry. Taking part is also Nebra, where the famous Nebra Sky Disc was found, Halle, where the Sky Disk is now located and can be seen in a museum, and Langeneichstädt, where you can see a dolmen and small menhir.
- Pros:See the reconstruction of a monument older than the pyramids!
- Cons:Not much more to see.
- In a nutshell:I have learned much here!
As said in the intro, the Goseck Sun Observatory is the oldest archaeological evidence for systematic skywatching. The... more travel advice
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