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Euro Travel Quiz - Places Reeking of History

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1- This airport in the center of Berlin was closed to air traffic around 2006 and was turned into Berlin's largest public park (free entry) - the terminals sport a very unique and treasured architecture and now host trade shows and the like. The airport played a crucial role in the Berlin Airlift on the early 1950s.

2- This wall in the U.K. was built on orders of a Roman emperor - what is the name of the wall and why was it built and about how long was it? (within 10 miles either way accepted).

3- Stonehenge gets all the ink and droves of visitors yet this amazing in its own right kind oif similar stone thing gets relatively few - what is the name of this 'circle' not far north of Stonehenge? (Indeed more than a few folks think this place, where sheep and visitors still mingle amongst and can touch the stones, was more fun to visit than crowded roped-off Stonehenge

4- This building, one of the most imposing medieval Gothic structures in Europe, was home to some Popes after they fled the Vatican in Rome in the 1200s - what is the name of the building and where is it?

5- Where was Archimedes born and lived - where around 214 BC he led the city's defenses against invaders with some novel means.

6- In the 1200s and for a few centuries later this Flemish town became a world leader in the making of woolen goods - cloth, tapestries, and was one of Europe's most active ports - when the canal access to the city from the sea was cut off by access waterways siulting up the intense port industry moved to Antwerp and this city slumbered around as a backwater that slumbered along for centuries - restored to it former glory it is one of northern Europe's most popular tourist destinations..

7- The Spanish name of the path that pilgrims, many from France, took to reach their pilgrimage mecca at Sanitago de Compestela?

8 - This southern French town was taken over by King Louis XIV of France and used as a staging ground for two Crusades expeditions he mounted in the 13th century. Today it is a nice smaller ancient port town.

9- Ancient Greeks flocked to the Oracle in central Greece to consult it before making any important decisions. Today there is a vast archaeological site here in this now small town.

10 - This aptly named Amsterdam museum contains a church that belonged to a Catholic congregation who lost their legal right to worship as Catholics around 1680 and thus had to camoflague itself to keep going as a church- what today is the museum's name?

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