POULNABRONE DOLMEN

Poulnabrone Dolmen is 29 kilometre drive Northwest of the Cliffs of Moher. It is a portal tomb dating back to the Neolithic period , according to radiocarbon dating the tomb was likely use between 3800 and 3600 B.C. That’s over 1000 years older than the pyramids of Giza.

With its dominating presence on the limestone landscape of The Burren the tomb was probably a centre for ceremony and ritual until well into the Celtic period. Excavations around 1985 found that 16 to 22 adults and 6 children were buried under the monument.

The Dolmen attracts over 200,000 visitors a year and is located a short walk from the road , a car park is located nearby.

It’s quite an enchanting place as the sun is going down , it will also be quieter around this time especially in peak season.

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