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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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This place is actually the visitor centre fir visitos to the 5000 year old newgrange passage tomb - a UNESCO heritage site.
There is free parking on site. At the visitor centre, you can buy tickets just for the exhibition at the centre or for...More
We were lucky that, upon eventually finding the visitors centre, we walked in and got the first tour of the day. Being a cold day the group we were in was very small so we had the opportunity to spend a lot of time inside...More
The history is amazing, the structures boggling, the guide very well informed and professional, the restoration tasteful, the whole experience 5 star.
This is World Heritage listed and truly deserves it.
Our trip to Bru Na Boinne was the first stop after a red eye flight from Boston...so we were VERY tired. We arrived by rental car about 30 minutes before they opened. I had prepurchased tickets to New Grange only. There were about 30 people...More
Despite torrential rain and driving winds, our tour guide enthusiastically explained the lifestyles of the nomadic Celtics tribes who buried their dead in these mounds.
Parking is plentiful and the cafeteria is excellent.
This is a great WHS.
Arrived late in the afternoon in early November hoping there were spaces. There was but I didn’t realise the last pm group (3.15pm) can only go to the Newgrange site. This was a shame but still awesome as...More
Newgrange and Knowth are part of the Brú na Bóinne heritage centre, it is €7 for each site or cheaper if you buy both at the same time. Bru na Bóinne is about a 40 minute drive out of Dublin, you are advised to buy...More
There are very few places in the world where you can stand in a building that is 5000 years old (predating the Egyptian pyramids and stonehenge by a distance ) which is still in its original state of construction! If this doesnt blow your mind,...More