By their appearance and look these ancient monuments resemble huge cut pyramids. These relics of Menorca are far older than the well known Pyramids of Egypt. Scale constructions are far not the only prehistoric monuments and landmarks of the island as its territory numbers more than one and a half thousand of the so called navetas (burial chambers). These stone constructions resemble bottom up turned boats being the way the first dwellings of the islanders looked like.
The island has preserved mysterious taulas as well. These are high T-shaped towers which probably served for religious rituals. Travelers looking to learn more about archeological discoveries of the scientists should set off to the Torre-d’en-Galmes area which has preserved numerous interesting objects and relics aged thousands years. The area features ancient ruins and mysterious religious structures.
The location of a monument of a later period is the Santa Agueda Playa. The area keeps an ancient castle of Santa Agueda. This majestic fortress has perfectly survived through the long course of history and appears to visitors in all its glory. The fine chapel of St. Anna is located not far from the fortress. The Roman road start is set close to the chapel. The age of the road is over two thousand years and walking along this way will turn to a great experience for travelers. It should be noted as well that the playa has several well equipped observation platforms performing vibrant views over the area.
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