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Cairn of Barnenez, Plouezoc'h

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Ruin Monument
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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  • An impressive location. A tumulus built more than 4.000 years ago. Astonishing what humans could build with the former tools. Up to July 1st closed from12.00 to 14.00.  more »
  • There are actually two interlocking cairns on this steep site overlooking the bay of Morlaix. The older was built about 4000 years ago of stone gathered from the site itself whilst the later one drew ...  more »
  • Having an interest in pre-historic sites we visited this after arriving in Brittany via Roscoff. The site itself was closed for lunch when we arrived (12.30 - 2), so we walked round the area and explo...  more »
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  • Huge prehistoric cairn with a couple of open chambers, in a beautiful location. Impressive.
  • Yes it was used the largest Cairn Europe, ok, but he also back together. And go in there is only one case! possible by 11 dolmen. Since we have seen others.
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  • Great place, our pyramids to us. For those who have found that there is little explanation, feel free to ask for information at the reception, or to track visits and in this case here you will be delighted, in our case the Lady at the reception we told the history of the site and was very nice, we highly recommend this unsung and remarkable place
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  • A pleasure to visit this site with a guide who knows his subject, and who is passionate! A must see!
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  • Very beautiful places. Beach has discovered a sick downward!
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