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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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love visiting newgrange

takes a half day to do the main tour. Guides are very informative. You can visit the replica while waiting for the bus to take you to the site. The entrance is quite narrow and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

takes a half day to do the main tour. Guides are very informative. You can visit the replica while waiting for the bus to take you to the site. The entrance is quite narrow and gets narrower as you make your way through the passage, it is also quite low until you get into the main chamber. I have gone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We toured Knowth, the lesser known of the two ancient burial sites (the other one being New Grange.) For those who are debating which to tour, New Grange is much more popular and the only reason I can see for that (other than for, possibly, marketing) is the fact that you can go inside the New Grange tomb and you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

A young man in Dingle point out the circular mounds in the fields while on a horse ride. He told a story about a farmers' superstition that the mounds were fairy homes which must be left undisturbed or risk one hundred years of bad luck. Turns out that the mounds are burial locations from thousands of years ago. The mounds... More 

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NAAS
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Staff to this amazing place down. Went with family friends from abroad and was mortified by staff attitude.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Great place to visit. Worth seeing and hard to appreciate how amazing it is without visiting. Only criticism is the interactive. Enter doesn't have enough to keep young children interested when waiting for tour time. A play area or indoor guided activities about the site would really help. Otherwise brilliant

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I'd been to Newgrange many times before as a child and had always loved it (even before the visitor centre was built). This time I went with some family and was raving about how lovely it was beforehand, which was a bit of an embarrassment when we got there. The site itself is lovely, the visitor centre is pleasant and... More 

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West Jordan, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This was not on our priority list. But we ran out of time in Ireland and needed to catch the Ferry back to Scotland. I figured we could at least try and see as much as possible along the way. I'm so glad we stopped for this. The Mounds are simply amazing and the history associated with them is even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I listed to audiobook Ireland by Frank Delaney, a beautifully told tale of an Irish storyteller. The book tells the history of Bru na Boinne in Newgrange, outside of Dublin. We booked the Newgrange tour with Mary Gibbons. The bus picks tourists up at various sites around Dublin. The tour guide was a former teacher. She gave a great, indepth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

You get to tour an ancient Passage Tomb. Be humble - Low entry ROCK ledge. No photography is allowed inside - but the gift shop has an excellent 20 minute video available with interiors of all 3 sites. Go online and register for the drawing of the equinox sun event. Good video in the visitor center - nice café with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Yep, this is one of those places that you just have to go to. An excellent experience even though it was bucketing down with rain and bitterly cold. Theres a bit of walking and waiting outside for the groups in front of you to go though. The interpretive centre is worth lingering in too with interesting dioramas. Allow plenty of... More 

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