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Below is an illustrated index of the 16 New Age sites profiled on Sacred Destinations so far. For photo credits, please see corresponding articles.




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  • Abydos
    Upper Egypt, Egypt
    For the Egyptians, Abydos was one of the holiest sites in the world. It was the cult center of the god Osiris and the gateway to the underworld, and therefore a popular place of pilgrimage and burial.
  • Avebury Henge
    Avebury, England
    Constructed around 2500 BC, Avebury is the largest prehistoric stone circle in Britain. It boasts not only ancient mysteries but a pleasant setting amidst Avebury village and green fields.
  • Bighorn Medicine Wheel
    Wyoming, USA
    Aligned with the stars in the Wyoming mountains around 700 years ago, Bighorn is the most important of several medicine wheels in the American West.
  • Externsteine
    North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
    A mysterious and magical place, Externsteine was a pagan sacred site until Charlemagne outlawed paganism in 782, after which it was occupied by Christian hermits.
  • Giza Pyramids
    Giza, Egypt
    Constructed at least 4,500 years ago and shrouded in fascinating mystery, the pyramids of Giza are the only Ancient Wonder of the World to survive today.
  • Great Sphinx of Giza
    Giza, Egypt
    Shrouded in mystery and having alleged connections to Atlantis, this great sculpture continues to fascinate visitors. It is thought to be an ancient guardian of Khafre's pyramid.
  • Glastonbury Tor
    Glastonbury, England
    This conical hill, topped by a 14th-century church tower, may have been a place of ancient ritual and it was a place of penance and pilgrimage for Catholics in medieval times.
  • Mount Shasta
    California, USA
  • Newgrange
    County Meath, Ireland
    This great tomb-temple dates from 3200 BC, a thousand years before Stonehenge was built. It is astronomically aligned and includes some fascinating ancient rock art.
  • Airport Mesa
    Sedona, USA
  • Bell Rock
    Sedona, USA
  • Boynton Canyon
    Sedona, USA
  • Cathedral Rock
    Sedona, USA
  • Sedona Vortexes
    Sedona, USA
  • Stonehenge
    Wiltshire, England
    Dating from between 3000 and 2000 BC, Stonehenge is a circle of massive megaliths that weigh many tons, fit together perfectly, and are astronomically aligned.
  • Tiwanaku
    Bolivia
    This ancient city was the capital of a powerful pre-Inca civilization that dominated the Andean region between 500 and 900 AD. Its monumental remains include several temples, a pyramid, symbolic gates, monoliths and carvings.