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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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  • J pay 6 € per person, for nothing really. Okay it is impressive but certainly not worth its money. in the meantime, they do have a en brochure
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  • 6 euros for just a 10-minute visit. Nothing to do, all entries in the Cairn closed, no help in reading the site, an outdoor exhibit that doesn't have that very little of interest, in the lobby, very welcoming, condemned a Cerberus, boxes everywhere, half of the hall and I don't mean wading pool that were toilets... A ripoff. Absolutely unbecoming of a national monument.
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  • We came here as my husband in particular is interested in this period of archaeology. The cairn has a wonderful setting and because of its size, it something unique. There was the opportunity of a gui...  more »
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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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