Temple of the Stones.

Temple of Stones - Nudge a Stonehenge

Field review by the editors.

Bellevue, Washington

Artist John Young built Temple of the Stones in 2006. It's a mini-Stonehenge-like circle, except that its multi-ton boulders aren't stuck into the ground -- they dangle from a steel framework. The big rocks are well-tethered to prevent anyone from turning the artwork into a giant desktop ball clicker, but you can still move them a little with your hands. Visitors are encouraged to pay more attention to the rock table in the center, where they can sit and socialize encircled by giant, apparently levitating boulders.

Temple of Stones - Nudge a Stonehenge

South Bellevue Community Center

14509 SE Newport Way, Bellevue, WA
South Bellevue Community Center. I-90 exits 11 or 11A onto 150th Ave. SE. Drive south a half-mile. Turn right at the stoplight onto Newport Way. Drive west a quarter-mile. Keep an eye peeled for the small, teal-colored sign on the left and turn into the driveway leading to the South Bellevue Community Center. You'll see the stones on he left, in front of the building.
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