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Anghelu Ruju

Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
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Ranked #12 of 29 Attractions in Alghero
Type: Cemeteries, Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
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Nova Gorica, Slovenia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I reached there with a bicycle from Alghero and I think it was about 3,50 € to pay the entrance fee. You can walk around the filed and see some holes in the groud which used to be graves chambers some thousand years ago. Beside that there is not much else to do, neither in the near surroundings, because there... More

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Gorizia, Italy
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71 reviews 71 reviews
31 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This was a combined visit of prehistoric necropolis of Anghelu Ruju and then Nuraghe Palmavera - the admission ticket lets you visit both sites (I think it is valid for a week, but we visited it the same day). My 9 year old was very impressed and it is amazing how much she learnt from the visit to both sites... More

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Spangdahlem, Germany
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131 reviews 131 reviews
60 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Our children (ages 7 and 5) absolutely loved our visit to Anghelu Ruju and the burial chambers - and we adults did as well. We visited during shoulder season, so the grounds were a little unkempt, but our children enjoyed climbing down into the tombs and exploring. Our admission included a visit to the Nuraghe di Palmavera, which I wholeheartedly... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We saw a sign so Anghelu Ruju not knowing what it was turned off the coast road and drove the 6 k up the mountain through fantastic scenery. The day was perfect, we arrived at the site and we were warmly greeted. Were shown a short video in English, and had a coffee in their small café. We were the... More

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

You can climb down into most of the tombs. It would be useful to take a torch as there are chambers which are in pitch darkness. I can imagine children would enjoy clambering around the ruins chasing the lizards. Very hot here even at the end of September. Doesn't take long to wander round. You can buy a combined ticket... More

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Drogheda, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

To see the underground complex of burial chambers is great and again, when we arrived were the only couple there (around 2.30pm) this was probably due to the seering heat and only mad Irish people would make the effort LOL The sheer amount of the underground chambers and their construction is amazing and has to be seen. You can buy... More

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Northern Ireland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Neolithic tombs for those who like that sort of thing. Great, especially when you go at a quiet time and have a chance to look round in peace. Look out for the usual odd Sardinian opening hours though.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2008

We took the tandem to this place which was a beautiful cycle in a beautiful Country. On the road to Porta Torres and an easy to miss sign - this place is just off the main road. Alot of old ruins which are very interesting to look at. No gift shop and can't buy anything nearby - so make sure... More

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