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Almendres Cromlech

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Address: Recinto Megalitico dos Almendres | Near Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe a 15 Kms de Évora, Evora, Portugal
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Portuguese Stonehenge

On our way to Évora we noticed the signs on the road - as I had no idea this existed (not the best planer, i know). Decided to go there on our way back. And thought, 15 minutes is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Marta C
Coimbra, Portugal
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Coimbra, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On our way to Évora we noticed the signs on the road - as I had no idea this existed (not the best planer, i know). Decided to go there on our way back. And thought, 15 minutes is fine - what I wasn't expecting was that it was the worst middle of nowhere forgotten earth road ever. Not very... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is fascinating to see so many stones of thousands of years laid in a circular manner. It is matching to the Stonehenge in Britain. The entrance is free but is it 15km from evora town. You need to have your own public transport to go there.

Thank Chua H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This sight was started in 6000 BC. The fascinating part about this site are the granite monoliths, some of them have carved drawings.I would highly recommend a visit to the site as one can see structures from from the prehistoric ages.

Thank tellatraveltale
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just 20 minutes from Evora, it's a great little trip if you like prehistoric culture and nature. The environment is beautiful, with cows between the cork trees...

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Aurora, Illinois
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As long as you don't mind getting your car a little dirty on the dirt road, this site provides a nice stop on your way to or from Evora. One of the other sites we couldn't get to because of a large puddle of water in the road that we didn't want to drive the rental car through, but no... More 

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London, Canada
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

It is a short drive and moderate walk from Evora to the site of these impressive megalithic but the trip is well worth the effort. These stone monuments were constructed thousands of years ago wit hour moder techniques aND equipment. Seeing them gives visitors a sense of how much physical work went into the project as well as how long... More 

Thank Allan H
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Ones again a great surprise to me in the large number of great spots in Portugal What is that ?? You should speak with the professionals What go you get? : a stone circus with a thousands of years of people respect for : life, death, spirit, soul, energy !!! You feel calm, you feel small and you feel proud... More 

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Reviewed 25 February 2017

This is one of the most interesting sites that we have visited. To see these ancient rounded rocks and walk amongst them. If we were to do it again we would go with the Evora Megalithic tour group. We met one of their tours and the guide was giving a lot of information about the sites. Apparently they visit the... More 

Thank Lizzypumpkin
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

We took the half day tour offered by Ebora Megalithica Guided Tours. Our guide Mario was very knowledgeable and gave a very interesting tour. He not only answered questions about the sites, but also about anything we asked about Portugal. Highly recommended! This was the highlight of our trip to Portugal.

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Annecy, France
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

We love to search out megaliths, menhir, etc. The Almendres Cromlech were terrific. Best part, you can walk among them and feel their ancient surfaces.

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