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Cairn of Barnenez, Plouezoc'h
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Considered one of the earliest megalithic monuments in Europe, Cairn of Barnenez dates back to 4500 BCE. Known for its remarkable presence of megalithic art, the site includes Bronze Age pottery, engraved symbols, and a mound built from over 14,000 tons of stone. View objects found during excavation, including polished dolerite stone axes, flint blades, and arrowheads. Marvel at the 11 chambers inside one of the oldest buildings in the world. Arrange to visit Cairn of Barnenez and other attractions in Plouezoc'h using our Plouezoc'h vacation builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • This site worth a visit. The size of the mausoleum is impressive, and his situation adds to the pleasure of discovering an ancient site.
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  • One hour is enough, the plant is impressive but unfortunately sparse information. When the weather sure worth a visit
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  • We did the tour without a guide. Lack us probably some information about the place and its use, but we were still impressed by the construction, which dates back thousands of years. The view around the Cairn is also worth a visit.
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  • Huge prehistoric cairn with a couple of open chambers, in a beautiful location. Impressive.
  • Filthy! Its almost like cavemen were living in there!
  • Beautiful mound with piece of history, alongside Carnac and Locmariaquer to the big 3 of Brittany. There is a coastal hiking trail (GR34) along, nice to have a piece of to run on this peninsula.
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  • The visit is quick and a bit expensive for the time spent, but it is a heritage that's worth the look.
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  • A splendid archaeological evidence. The view on the Bay of Morlaix is extraordinary. The tour is very interesting.
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