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Explore the Sacred Sites
Since prehistoric times sacred places have exerted a mysterious attraction on people around the world. This website features photographs of such places as the Dome of the Rock, the Pyramid of Quetzalcoatl, Angkor Wat, the Bodhi Tree, Stonehenge, Easter Island, the Basilica of St. Francis, and Mt. Olympus, with commentaries.
Since prehistoric times sacred places have exerted a mysterious attraction on people around the world. This website features photographs of such places as the Dome of the Rock, the Pyramid of Quetzalcoatl, Angkor Wat, the Bodhi Tree, Stonehenge, Easter Island, the Basilica of St. Francis, and Mt. Olympus, with commentaries.


The creator of the website, Martin Gray, is a photographer, anthropologist, and explorer specializing in the study of sacred places and pilgrimage traditions around the world. Gray spent fifteen years visiting and photographing more than 900 sacred sites in forty countries. Based upon academic knowledge and his own experiences, the author discusses pilgrimage places, sacred traditions, archaeoastronomy, ancient civilizations, and mythology. There are also many links to related WWW resources.
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