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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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Wonderful. No trip to Ireland should miss it

Hold my hands up, I am a local and I am promoting something in my own area. But on my travels few things surpass the feeling of wonder and awe while standing in this structure... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We tried to visit going from Drogheda. We had bus at 11:45 a.m. And we did more than half hour for 8km. Arriving at Bru na Boinne Visitor Centre we found that we have to wait until 2:00 p.m. to get in next available group to visit Newgrange monument which we couldn't do because the last bus to Drogheda was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Hold my hands up, I am a local and I am promoting something in my own area. But on my travels few things surpass the feeling of wonder and awe while standing in this structure. Give yourself a few hours for a wander. If you go mid summer it is busy so go early, book a tour, go visit the... More 

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Orange County, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Newgrange was amazing! The guide that took us in was wonderful. She told of the history and significance of the site. We went inside in 2 smaller groups as it is very tight in the chamber and the walk way is low and narrow. If you don't have a problem with this than you will be rewarded! The detail in... More 

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Swan Hills, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This site is absolutely amazing and will leave you amazed and puzzled at what a stone age people could achieve! It really challenges our notion that stone people were unintelligent savages. The engineering and astronomy that went into building these sites are truly awesome! Great exhibits at the visitor center and a really good value especially for families.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Newgrange and Knowth are both neolithic sites with passage tombs. Newgrange is better preserved, but Knowth is larger and was the seat of a stone age king of Ireland. You may need to wait an hour or more to get on a tour bus to see these sites, but it's well worth it. This is one case in which the... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Bru na Boinne / Boyne River Valley has about 40 burial mounds. Newgrange is the most famous - 500 years older than the pyramids of Giza, and 1,000 years older than Stonehenge. The Visitor's Center has excellent presentations. You must take a bus and tour with a guide. Very impressive walking into a structure this old, built for light... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We got there early so we would make a decent time tour. They have a short film, cafe, and small museum while you wait for your tour. You will get a sticker with your time on. When it's your time you will get on a small tour bus that drives you a short distance to Newgrange (the actual historical site).... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I suggest a visit to this prehistoric site: the visitor center is really well organized. There you receive a good preparation before getting to the site where you can receive further information from a kind and friendly guide who, speaking a good English, makes you able to understand the explanation even if you are not a fluent English speaker as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I have been here a number of times, and still enjoy it. It is fantastic to see the history of Ireland and these magnificent sites. The guided tours are great as you get to hear all of the history. There are many sites similar to this all around Ireland and i have been to many of them but Newgrange is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Hands down Newgrange was one of the most memorable experiences of our trip. We had a private tour guide take us to a few places, all wonderful, but Newgrange topped the list.

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

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