Newgrange

Newgrange

This great tomb-temple dates from 3200 BC, a thousand years before Stonehenge was built. It is astronomically aligned and includes some fascinating ancient rock art.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248471
Names
Newgrange
Sí an Bhrú
Coordinates
53.6943690° N, 6.4750310° W
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Location Map

Aerial view of Newgrange
Location map of Newgrange. Click image for a larger, interactive view.

Aerial View

Aerial view of Newgrange
Aerial view of Newgrange. Click image for a larger, interactive view.

Bibliography

  1. Hayes, Holly. “Newgrange.” Sacred Destinations. Web. Accessed 6 Nov. 2016. <http://www.sacred-destinations.com/ireland/newgrange>
  2. O'Kelly, Michael J.. Newgrange: Archaeology, Art and Legend. Thames & Hudson, 1995.