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Address: Stalleen Road, Donore, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-41-9880300
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Space is limited each day to 650 people, but it is well-worth the visit...
Space is limited each day to 650 people, but it is well-worth the visit. The site is 5,000 years old, which makes it older than the pyramids. Historians was once believed Newgrange was a passage tomb, but now is believed to be an ancient temple.
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Only an hour from Dublin and 5,000 years old!

What can you say? it's outstanding. 1,000 years older than Stonehenge. This prehistoric monument deserves a visit. Just imagine it's older than the Egyptian pyramids! Amazing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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County Dublin, Ireland
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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

What can you say? it's outstanding. 1,000 years older than Stonehenge. This prehistoric monument deserves a visit. Just imagine it's older than the Egyptian pyramids! Amazing.

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Dortmund, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We planned a whole day (until 5pm) for the visit to Bru na Boinne. In my travel guide I already read that it would be necessary to arrive early or to book a ticket in advence. I wanted to plan ahead and book the tickets in advance but unfortunately they must have changed the system because for individual travelers or... More 

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Keremeos, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful tour of Newgrange and another at Knowth with admission to the Site. Shuttle busses ferried us around and very knowledgeable young men told us the in-depth history in an amusing as well as detailed way. The size and engineering skills use dto build these places boggle the mind - as our guide said, "we invented the... More 

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Clemson, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

As others have mentioned, best to arrive early. Popular place for tour buses. See the video before going on the bus tour out to the site. Also take time to see the displays after the tour. Visitor Center staff were very helpful. We timed our visit so we could eat lunch in the Center's cafe. Good selection of menu items... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visited Newgrange along with several other sites on a private day tour of the Valley. Bru na boyne was certainly a highlight. The guided tours are excellent. So much history and hard to believe this could be constructed with the tools and technology available. Get there early so you're not disappointed that they're full.

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kildare
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Visited the centre on an overcast day and the car park was full. Arrived early which is a must as the tours fill up fast. Staff at visitors centre were so pleasant and helpful and the day from start to finish was brilliant. Everything is so well organised; tour buses bring you from the centre to either Knowth or Newgrange... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Having done my research, the best way to visit Bru na Boinne at Newgrange if you live any distance away is to stay locally overnight and organise your tickets for the tours at the accommodation. Tour times are allocated on a first come basis and cannot be booked in advance so if you show up later in the day you... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

No words can ever do this place justice! We only visited Newgrange which is older than the pyramids and older than Stonehenge in neighboring England... and on top of it, there is a tunnel/ chamber that only sees daylight once during the year, every year since it was built. Fascinating! We also visited the visitors centre which gave us great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We were staying locally and took the impromptu decision to visit after lunch time without really knowing what we were going to. We only had time to visit the Visitor centre and Newgrange and both were amazing. The visitor center does a great job to explain what you are about to see and the video was very useful. These mounts... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

You cannot miss Newgrange when you visit Dublin or another nearby area! It's mind-boggling. It's a narrow passageway for tombs and celebrating the dead and was built over 5000 years ago. It's older than the pyramids and they figured out how to arrange the stones, without any type of cement, to make them stay put and not collapse. It's an... More 

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Address: Stalleen Road, Donore, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-41-9880300
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Donore

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