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Poulnabrone Dolmen

R480, The Burren, County Clare, Ireland
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“portal tomb” (31 reviews)
“burial site” (15 reviews)
R480, The Burren, County Clare, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

No charge to visit this monument. Big carpark, its in the heart of the Burren, so a great chance to see the landscape of close.

Thank LostLittleGirlx
Reviewed 4 days ago

Poulnabrone is a historic site of the very old portal tomb with several other grave sites in the vicinity. Good informative information regarding the geology and history of the surroundings are displayed on the site.

Thank Rhodian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the standings stone on a warm sunny day I was happy to see a new small car park and walk way to the dolmen , there was a rope a surroundings the structure to restrict visitor access and there seemed to be some OPW...More

Thank Martin N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't really know what to expect when visiting this burial site - we actually wondered whether we would be able to find it.How wrong we were!! There were coaches there and was quite busy. The information boards tell the history of this site very well...More

1  Thank Ann H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Poulnabrone Dolmen is an ancient burial site and is located in the Burren in Western Ireland. A Dolmen is also called a Portal Tomb, and marks a burial place in a very distinctive way. It has a large capstone elevated at an angle and is...More

Thank rockyjoe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a visit if only to take in the Burren scenery on the way. The dolmen itself is smaller than expected but well preserved and presented in a very interesting landscape. Definitely worth a short visit.

1  Thank MattN69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is amazing that after all the many, many years of standing that this tomb is still in its original position - and that it is free to visit! There is a lot of historical information on info boards that allow you to read about...More

Thank Angelina M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were driving through the Burren on our first day in Ireland and stopped to look at this Dolmen. It was smaller than we had expected and we were more impressed by the landscape rather than the structure itself. I should add that I'm writing...More

1  Thank BayAreaGuySanJose_CA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is just a quick visit to see this historic relic, but well worth the path to get you there up the Burren into the rocky climbs of County Clare.

Thank Leah M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great experience. How amazing that this has survived. This entire area is interesting to explore as it is so different to the rest of Ireland. The Interpretive Centre at Kilfenora is worth a visit.

Thank Judy J
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