Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery, Sligo

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Explore one of Ireland's largest and oldest cemeteries of megalithic tombs at Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery. The site is home to over 60 tombs, some up to 5,000 years old; 30 monuments are visible today. Begin your visit at the information center, where an exhibition helps provide the context for this ancient complex. Once you've learned about the area's rich history, set off for the Listoghill cairn, the focal point of the cemetery, surrounded by smaller satellite tombs. Wear sensible shoes, as the area features uneven terrain. The site can be quite challenging for those with mobility problems. Plan your visit to Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Sligo trip itinerary builder app .
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  • Stopped here and took a tour. Guide face us a wonderful description Nov the area and the surrounding mountains. Suggested we hike to Mauve's tomb. Highly recommended.  more »
  • I know 5 EUR each isn't much, but unless you're really into rocks and grass I wouldn't rush to the Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery. The best I can say is that it was a lovely day for a stroll in nice s...  more »
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  • Very informative. Interesting Neolithic site. Visit Mauve's Cairn and look down on this area to see the ring forts.
  • Great place for a stroll while learning loads about the history of Ireland and the area. Great set-up
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