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Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site Leaflet

Available in English, French, Gaelic, German, Italian and Spanish

Cover of Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site leaflet

Five thousand years ago, in the far north of Scotland, the prehistoric people of the Orkney Islands began constructing some extraordinary monuments out of stone. In 1999, several of these were inscribed on the World Heritage List as the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site, in recognition of their unique status.

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