1. Lascaux Caves: a complex of caves, famous for rock paintings from the Paleolithic period, France.
Lascaux Caves is a cave complex in the south-west of France that is famous for its cave paintings from the Paleolithic period. They contain 900 of the best-preserved examples of Late Paleolithic art. According to the estimates of scientists, these figures are approximately 17 300 years old. They mainly consist of images of large animals, most of which, judging by the presence of organic remains, lived in this area during that period. Continue reading