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Much more to European history than museums

Europeans love to dress up the settings of everyday life, from their piazzas to their back lanes — and they’ve been doing it for centuries. Climbing the Acropolis, communing with the druids at Stonehenge, strolling the Croatian shore in the shadow of Emperor Diocletian’s palace in Split, tracing the intricate carvings on Trajan’s Column in Rome — the remnants of Europe’s distant past are everywhere you look.

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  • Headline: Much more to European history than museums
  • Publication: Travel, Pages 55 on 02/17/2013
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