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Address: Killylea Road, Armagh BT60 4LD, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-3752-9644
Description: Considered one of the most important ancient monuments in Northern...
Considered one of the most important ancient monuments in Northern Ireland, this historical structure is identified as Emain Macha, the seat of the ancient kings of Ulster, and named after the Princess Macha.
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Great 1/2 day out in Armagh

This place can be very simple or very in depth, the staff here are great. The reception staff are not your usual stern Museum staff similar to what you find in a library... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This place can be very simple or very in depth, the staff here are great. The reception staff are not your usual stern Museum staff similar to what you find in a library. Listening to the Reception staff / guide you quickly realize that they adapt the visit for what you seek, If it's Irish folk stories or deep myths... More 

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Omagh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great place full of history and stories as well as artefacts that have been found in the area over the years. Staff very happy to help and explain.

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Tyrone
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72 reviews 72 reviews
35 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is run by the council and had completely closed for a few years but is now open again on a restricted basis. The council kept the attraction in good condition and run some interesting events during the year. There is a small historical attraction inside the visitors centre and you then walk up to the site of the actual... More 

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Burghausen, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Museum, "Living History" and the historic place of the old capital of Ulster, Emain Mhacha are worth more than one visit!

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Lovely staff but centre films and exhibit were poor for what one comes to expect these days in terms of presentation. Outdoor interactive piece was ok but felt the actors could have been a bit more sensitive to young children's interests.

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Newry, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

It had been years since I had been here and it was just as good as it was that first time. The sheer magnitude of what history happened at Navan Fort is worth exploring. Do yourself a favour and visit this place of history .

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

There is not much to see of this place but when you reach here, a wonderful view of the area is waiting for you. If you are interested in photography, don't forget to take your camera with you!

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Isle Of Wight, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We happened on the sight while killing time one morning, and we were not disappointed. The centre itself is amazing, built into a mound, and the tour with electronic narration, was excellent. The mythology and history are fascinating. The Iron Age settlement wasn't open till April, so we missed out on what I'm sure must be amazing - because that's... More 

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belfast
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

The visitor centre is very informative and the self guided tour is wonderful with all the historical information and the tales of the celtic myths. Very friendly well informed staff and the walk to the top of the fort was lovely. The only thing that spoilt it was the amount of dog mess on the paths within the park, a... More 

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I have been visiting the Navan Mound for over ten years. I love celtic archaeology and I find the Navan Mound history and mythology incredibly inspiring. I also got married on top of the mound nine years ago so I would definitely reccommend a visit.

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