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Skara Brae Prehistoric Village, Scotland
The neolithic settlement of Skara Brae is a well preserved group of prehistoric houses in Western Europe. Uncovered by a storm in 1850, Skara Brae gives a remarkable picture of life 5,000 years ago, before Stonehenge was built. Skara Brae was inhabited ...
7 surprising science breakthroughs you didn't know were born in Edinburgh
Indoor toilet: The oldest known indoor toilet can be found in the wall of a Neolithic village of Skara Brae, Orkney. The sewer system was understandably basic it was between 3200BC and 2200BC after all.
Cologne celebrates its ancient Roman heritage
While the people of the Orkney Islands in Scotland - where the stone walls of Skara Brae date back to 3,100 BC - might have something to say about that claim, the reopening of the wall will provide a welcome boost to Cologne's tourism after a series of ...
What's on Tuesday: Skara Brae reunion
TRAD. Skara Brae Ionad Cois Locha, Dunlewey, Gweedore, Co Donegal, 8.30pm, €8, 086-6050110.
Orkney Island's Skara Brae, Scotland
The unveiling of Skara Brae was a stroke of luck. A fierce storm blew away some of the sand that was covering the site, partially exposing two houses along the Bay of Skaill coastline.

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