Almendres Cromlech

Almendres Cromlech

Boasting a spectacular hillside location among olive and cork trees, this stone circle is the most important megalithic site in Portugal. Its 96 standing stones were arranged in an oval in 5000-4000 BCE.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248697
Names
Almendres Cromlech
Cromeleque dos Almendres
Cromoleque dos Almendres
Categories
standing stone
monuments
forest settings
megalithic site
Styles
Neolithic
Stone Age
Materials
megalith
stone

Timeline

c. 5000 BCE

Almendres Cromlech erected in Portugal