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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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A remarkable feat of engineering

Newgrange was constructed 5,000 years ago, and is an impressive feat of engineering to have lasted so long, and to have been constructed long before the days of modern equipment... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Cheshire, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Newgrange was constructed 5,000 years ago, and is an impressive feat of engineering to have lasted so long, and to have been constructed long before the days of modern equipment, labor agreements, change orders, and owner's representatives. :) That said, we rented a car and drove up from Dublin. The attraction is a popular one, and the parking lot at... More 

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Scotts Valley CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is a significant site, older than the pyramids in Giza and Stonehenge. It seems to be gaining in popularity, so it needs to be cared for before it's over-loved. We visited only Newgrange. You can read other reviews about the site itself (as well as wikipedia); I'd like to give you some practical information about planning your visit. On... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

this is a very interesting attraction. we went to louth and newgrange. at louth you walk around the tombs but don't go inside. at newgrange you do get to go inside. you are in there for about 10 minutes. the guides were very informative and transport to the sights was very good. this might be too heavy in history for... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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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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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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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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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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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Address: Stalleen Road, Donore, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-41-9880300
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Donore

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