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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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Beware ~ you must arrive early. On our first visit we arrived 3 hours before closing and found that all tours were sold out. Tickets are sold on a first come first served basis... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Dothan, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Beware ~ you must arrive early. On our first visit we arrived 3 hours before closing and found that all tours were sold out. Tickets are sold on a first come first served basis, so arrive early. The visitors center has a very nice museum and dining area. There is also a nice museum shop. The tour was very well... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Ticketing is indeed a problem -- you cannot book online and so must show up early, and it's first-come, first-serve on the availability of tours. I can see how this could be massively frustrating if you arrive at the same time as the tour buses. However, we were apparently very lucky. We showed up around 1.00 PM and were immediately... More 

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West Hartford, CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

If you are an archeology fan you will enjoy the Tombs at Newgrange and Knowth. The tomb at Newgrange can be entered the tomb at Knowth can only be entered from the east side and only for a way. The carvings on the stones surrounding the tombs are very interesting. The museum is interesting and informative.

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Clinton, CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

If you are truly Irish, this is a spiritual experience beyond comparison. Our remote ancestors focused their reverence and creativity on this amazing place six thousand years ago.

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Clonsilla, Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Fantastic tour. Our young kids loved it and were really interested in the history surrounding this site. It makes you want to discover more. Great experience and really nice and helpful staff. Now, I can understand the frustration with the ticketing system of first come first served basis. We went on our first day in the middle of the afternoon... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 519 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I have mixed feelings about how every visitor is allowed into the original passage tomb at Newgrange. However that is what they allow at Newgrange and that is what I did when I got to Bru na Boinne recently. Bru na Boinne is the visitor centre that arranges your visit the ancient burial mounds of Dowth, Knowth and Newgrange. They... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

W'd heard of the famous Newgrange chambered tomb so came along and decided to also get tickets for Knowth. we were alocated slots fo the busses leaving the visitor center and went to knowth first. It was amazing - its a large complex of good condition neolithic tombs (mostly recostricuted to some degree after discovery and excavation). I'll admint its... More 

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Hempstead, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Awful customer service and a nasty woman at the booth to Newgrange. Who do they think they are that they won't sell tickets on the website!! Get real!! Years ago it was much different and much better. Do you seriously think people can just come early and hang around all day waiting? Not happening....

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Meath
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

i would advise that you arrive early in the day and check the times of the tours before you arrive. You first visit the centre where you can view a film about Newgrange, there is a large museum/centre, have a coffee or food in the restaurant or visit the gift store. From here you buy your tickets (which are very... More 

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Mullingar, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I've been here a few times and still marvel at the beauty attached to it the visitor centre is nicely laid out there are shuttle busses to the sites the tour guides are brilliant and to view the inside of new grange is spectacular

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