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. Make Cairn of Barnenez a part of your Plouezoc'h vacation plans using our Plouezoc'h tour planner.
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  • October 2, 2017
    Wikipedia giving me want to see this monument, but comes before.. .nothing rather if, it has round and round as impossible to see more! 6 euro per person, it's just making fun of the world for 10 minutes to walk around the mausoleum! Cold reception of the cashier who does not the sentence or even the franchise of you say that you pay but see nothing! Look on the internet you will learn a lot more on this monument, which is left in the shadows here in Brittany and that's a shame.
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  • September 23, 2017
    The layered stone burial mound is pretty daunting, when you consider that this was built without modern technical AIDS. The location of the building is impressive, but the Tomb complex was used - a pity some time as a stone quarry.
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  • September 20, 2017
    € 6 per person to not see that the outside of the monument. C is sure c is a construction to see but not at this price.
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  • September 18, 2017
    Be sure to get there when a guided visit is organized, but it's a great place!
  • June 24, 2017
    Interesting history, revealed by the quarrying nearly two centuries ago.
  • September 4, 2016
    Huge prehistoric cairn with a couple of open chambers, in a beautiful location. Impressive.
  • July 5, 2017
    Superbe❤
  • October 9, 2017
    No offense to the grumpy, unable to make the difference between a vulgar bunch of stones and a monumental building dating back to the Neolithic period (to be at the same level as the pyramids of Egypt) we must enjoy this place by visiting, admire the framework sumptuous, breathe the air of history and feel the weight of the millennia, the waves of a sanctuary, for my part, I was very impressed and touched. And indeed €6 to maintain the place, further research, it has not seemed delusional. Need for all tastes and all cultures...
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