What is Hadrian’s Wall?

  • What is Hadrian’s Wall?
    April 8, 2013 4:35 pm,1188 Views



    Hadrian’s Wall is a stone wall built in the north of England by the Romans 2000 years ago during the rule of the Roman emperor Hadrian.

    Hadrian’s Wall is a world heritage site and it stretches from coast to coast across 73 miles of dramatic landscape in the north of England between Wallsend in the east and Bowness on Solway in the west.

    Hadrian’s Wall was Roman Britain’s biggest building project, originally constructed in just eight years starting in AD 122. It is believed that the wall was built to mark the beginning of roman held territory and to also to defend the territory from enemies of the Roman Empire.

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    Hadrian’s Wall is one of the great wonders of the world and has such is a must see tourist attraction. Exploring this unique Roman heritage in its ever changing setting will leave you with an unparalleled sense of awe and wonder.

    The Wall was a sophisticated piece of engineering in its time of construction and is a tribute to the people that built it that it is still standing thousands of years later.