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Almendres Cromlech

Recinto Megalitico dos Almendres | Near Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe a 15 Kms de Évora, Evora, Portugal
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Recinto Megalitico dos Almendres | Near Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe a 15 Kms de Évora, Evora, Portugal
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Reviewed November 1, 2015

Fairly rough road to get to the location but was cool when you get there. It's amazing when you understand the age of the rocks and the effort in placement.

Thank Joe_Traveler_Pitt
Reviewed October 30, 2015

Loved this place The signs help tell the story and it is most thought provocative. Who did this? Not discovered till 1960's, how many more are there out there in those rocky fields?

Thank frack77
Reviewed October 27, 2015

out of the way and not much to see unless you are a history buff and have an interest in ancient culture

Thank Raffi65
Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Spent a day driving around all the pre historic sites...some a bit dicy to get to but not too difficult. In addition to the standing stones, the countryside is bucolic and picturesque..at least in the fall. Plane trees turning color, olive trees ready for harvest...More

Thank azls
Reviewed October 23, 2015

Julie read about this place and insisted that we find it, we found it and it is quite amazing. One of the most amazing aspects is that it is free, many places in the world would charge something even if it was a small amount...More

Thank jakxonklo
Reviewed October 21, 2015

Well worth the drive out. Best to see this place without crowds around. There is a feel to it as you circle the stones. A sense of the distant past. A connection to people like ourselves from long ago. A mystery and also a bond...More

Thank RamblingDude A
Reviewed October 20, 2015

Stumbled upon it by accident while looking for another attraction. On our vacation planning we didn't even consider visit the Cromlech thinking "it's just rocks!" but was actually one of the high points of our vacation. It was not because of "the rocks" but because...More

Thank Lusitanopuro
Reviewed October 19, 2015

This place is full of unknown stories and with an amazing view! A hard way until the Cromlech, but totally worth it.

Thank LilianaIFCordeiro
Reviewed October 17, 2015

Ir you aré in Evora, don't miss this testimony of man's past in the area. It is not all "organized" like the pictures you see of Stonehenge, but you might be able to see some of the inscriptions and it is also interesting to go...More

Thank Irene R
Reviewed October 16, 2015

This could be so great but alas, the site is getting ruined. some of the Megaliths were attempted protection with a roof that is too small and the water run off is actually causing more damage. the roads are little more than dirt paths and...More

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Response from Echodularge | Reviewed this property |
We visited the site with a very competent guide. He picked us up with a driver at our hotel along with a few other persons coming from other hotels. He knows the way and the site being an archeologist himself. The... More
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Response from Tim T | Reviewed this property |
No public transport, and it's well off the beaten track. We had our own car, but car hire is cheap in Portugal (if you don't do it through an hotel) - probably less than a taxi. Well worth the trek, however you get there. We... More