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Wonderful Celtic crosses

At first this looks like a cemetery with an old tower. You know you are in for something special... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
md1mm
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Sheffield, UK
Wonderful Celtic crosses

In Monasterboice you can find the ruins of one of the oldest monasteries in Ireland. It was built... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2017
Unelma333
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Karlsruhe, Germany
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Mainistir Bhuithe Irlanda 126 Knockbrack Downs | Próximo a estrada M1, Drogheda, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

At first this looks like a cemetery with an old tower. You know you are in for something special when you see the size of the car park, see that they have good toilet facilities and see the number of visitors. The cemetery covers the...More

Thank md1mm
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

In Monasterboice you can find the ruins of one of the oldest monasteries in Ireland. It was built in the 6th century and was in use until the 12th century. The most interesting are the round tower - which is in a very good shape,...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide took us here for about 30 minutes and we really looked it. The old Celtic crosses are magnificent. This place is off the beaten path a bit but we felt it was worthwhile.

Thank JE01
Reviewed April 25, 2017

So glad our local friend took us here- just a bit north of New Grange. Ruins of an abbey and beautiful tall crosses.

Thank Butmomwhy
Reviewed November 24, 2016

Monasterboice was far more interesting than Melifont Abbey, in my opinion. The High Cross is magnificent and the round tower is in near perfect condition. Hard enough place to find but well worth the search and the visit. There is a car park across the...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

We were staying a short walk away from here. There is a ruin of an Abbey, tour and two amazing crosses. There is also signage that helps interpret the meaning of the carvings on the crosses. It was well worth our walk. For those by...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2016

Spring time with a scholar to describe the meaning of the carvings on the high crosses. A piper playing. A hauntingly wonderful experience.

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