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To those from the Western hemisphere, it's always fascinating to hear that some homes and businesses from the times of the Greek philosophers still have inhabitants, and then you remember that the Western hemisphere is itself not without its own examples, for example some Mexican villages still have temples from the times of the Mayans.

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[โ€“] [email protected] 3 points 2 months ago (1 children)

I know what you mean. The oldest building i pass every day is from dates from 1250, but compared to the parts of Europe rich in architecture that's not really very old...

[โ€“] Sir_Fridge 1 points 2 months ago

A local church is about that old (or it's at least that old, the oldest record of it is from 1262). But there might just be a barn or a windmill that's much older and nobody knows because at that point it's actually medieval and record keeping wasn't great back then.