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Bru na Boinne

Stalleen Road, Donore, Ireland
+353 41 988 0300
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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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  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Stalleen Road, Donore, Ireland
+353 41 988 0300
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The next tour for us was a 90 minute wait. Can see why people would want to go to this monument but I would plan ahead. It is not in my opinion worth the wait. There are plenty of other things to see in the...More

Thank Frankie T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting place to visit! Definitely go in off season though, I heard we were very lucky as it's a nightmare in the summer months

Thank Erica P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I brought 2 American visitors here to Newgrange. It is, as ever, fantastic, and even in the rain we had a brilliant guide giving us history with dramatic dialogue and amusing comments - he was great! 5000 years old, 500 years older than the Pyramids....More

Thank A228
Reviewed 10 January 2018

This place is testament to what funding to encourage visitors can do. We had booked tickets for Newgrange online, and expected the visitor centre to be a tiny pokey shack. Instead we found a huge visitor centre, architecturally designed to fit with the surrounding environment....More

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Do not miss this stop... and then go to Loughcrew Megalith for an even more amazing experience. Bru na Boinne is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. We spend around 3 hours visiting both Knowth (you can go all around and on top, but you can't...More

1  Thank PJ C
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I am definitely glad we were able to see this sight, listen to all the history, review the visitor center. However, it was very crowded. Be aware that you have to get tickets at the visitor center and they do sell out because of the...More

2  Thank Erin N
Reviewed 3 January 2018

If you are visiting Lenister then I recommend that you schedule a visit to the Bru na Boinne centre located in the beautiful Boyne valley.. This is a world class interpretive centre, excellently maintained and providing a fantastic visual, audio and descriptive experience of the...More

1  Thank keas_mail
Reviewed 30 December 2017

The story of this ancient grave is outstanding. But going into the actual tomb was not on my agenda. It was very very tight and as a person who doesn't do well in closed area's I would warn everyone about it before committing to the...More

Thank abbotsfordrocks
Reviewed 20 December 2017

An incredible ancient site. After touring the Visitor Center you take a brief bus ride to the site for a guided tour. Guides are very well informed and lead you into the burial mound. Astonishing.

Thank skagittraveller
Reviewed 5 December 2017

I had been hear years ago as a teen and came back with my family. The interpretative centre is lovely, the cafe there has good food to fuel you up before heading off on the bus to visit the tombs. I found the level of...More

Thank Madeleine O
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Tom G
31 August 2017|
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Response from Elaine H | Reviewed this property |
Drive to the visitors center. From there all visitors board trams that take visitors to the two sites. This is included in the entry fee. The trams run often, so there's little waiting.
28 August 2017|
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Response from fe22016 | Reviewed this property |
They start early , about 10am maybe earlier but check out the website to be sure.
Erica P
26 August 2017|
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Response from Bonnie S | Reviewed this property |
Check with the tourist info center on the site. We spent about 2 hrs. there. Someone said that Newgrande will be closed until May 1.