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Amazing opportunity to travel 5200 years into our past

We were driving from Dublin to Derry and stumbled onto this site. It is an amazing experience to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wolin
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Sydney
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Monument for the Ages

Bru na Boinne visitor center for Newgrange and Knowth is an interesting monument. Plan on at least... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JHMTTL
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Woodbine, Maryland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

After postponing for really long, I finally made to the Newgrange area. I drove there and had no problem to find the visitor centre - even turned gps off at some point as the signs were enough. Be sure to go to Newgrange Visitor centre...More

3  Thank Fernando R
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Writing on behalf of a family member who visited Newgrange on Sunday 29th April and joined the 10:45am tour (didn’t get the guide’s name). The group was made up of 3 Latvians, 2 with a small amount of English and 1 with fluent English. Given...More

8  Thank emmsea
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were driving from Dublin to Derry and stumbled onto this site. It is an amazing experience to stand in a place so importance to an ancient people that they struggled for generations to build. The lights are turned off and in the darkness we...More

Thank Wolin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bru na Boinne visitor center for Newgrange and Knowth is an interesting monument. Plan on at least 3 hours to visit the sites. I also suggest you arrive before 11, that is when the tour buses arrive.

Thank JHMTTL
Reviewed 1 week ago

5 Things you need to know about Newgrange and Knowth Review of Bru na Boinne Pending review 1) Reserve on-line early! Even off-season Newgrange books up a month in advance 2) Your reservation time is 1 hour BEFORE your tour (so a 10:30 reservation, actually...More

Thank Larry T
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, I have to say we loved the monument and Angela our guide was brilliant and made the whole experience very atmospheric. She spoke clearly (my husband is French and found her presentation very clear) The site is beautiful and breathtaking. The reason I give...More

Thank Navigate528706
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful site , unique experience if you get to enter rearrange, they recreate the winter solstice sunrise. It will make you feel small and grateful. Get organised and book early for newgrange. Other sites knowth and dowth are also amazing.

Thank Francisco R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Newgrange. Just the name now causes me to stop what I am doing and remember. I stood inside the main chamber, alone with the exception of the historian. She granted a wish. I asked if she ever came in alone and just sat and listened....More

1  Thank beowolfff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The site itself is wonderous. Unfortunately how they manage the site is less than desirable. I read about how hard it was to get tickets and we only wanted to see the one site. There is no access unless you go to the visitor center...More

1  Thank bobdelw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in the area for a wedding, but felt we must see at least one of the many, many historic sites in the Slane area before moving on. We chose the Newgrange tomb site, as we had visited a similar site in Jersey a...More

Thank J0hn1950
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Newgrange is a truly unique experience and well worth the beautiful trip to Slane and gorgeous Irish countryside. GPS took us directly to the site but we were redirected to drive to the other side of the river to the visitor center so we could...More

Thank TravelBoomerang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Couldn't book tickets on-line, as the tours were fully booked (end October). However, we were advised to turn up, as "walk-in tickets" were usually reserved. Arrived at 9.15am and queued outside with approximately 20 visitors, then at 9.30am gained entry to the visitors' centre and...More

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mamoroso2
October 1, 2018|
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Response from royg714 | Reviewed this property |
There are actually two mounds, one you can go into and one you can only walk around. It is worthwhile visiting both. All visitors to the mound that is accessible get a chance to go into the mound. If you are on a tour just... More
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Kathleen P
August 8, 2018|
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Response from Irish T | Reviewed this property |
If you visit the website, there's lots of information, about the booking for tickets and if you have any further questions, I would call the Newgrange complex and speak to the nice staff. God bless.
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MinneJenny
May 24, 2018|
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Response from MrMente | Reviewed this property |
The sites are only accessible to people on the tour. You can't get on the property unless you take the shuttle. Besides, going inside the passage tomb is the big thrill. You might want to call the visitor center for... More
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