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Cairn of Barnenez, Plouezoc'h

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#15 of 29 in Historic Sites in Finistere
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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  • This imposing mound is to see when we go in the corner - 75 ml of long and 28 ml of width dating to about 4500 avant.J.C.
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  • € 8 per person for a guided tour rather summary. Certainly these are students who have merit, but the speech was rather poor in anecdote, and then the price of entry and too expensive. In half an hour we did the tour. Fortunately there is the view. The slideshow inside is without interest. Feel free to chat with the Lady at the reception who know a lot of things.
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  • The site is surprising and worth it. However the tour proposed lack of details. We want to know who lived here at that time, how were they etc... After the visit. Leaving, I you Council to follow your path a foot to the left, he y' has a trail with great views.
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  • Interesting history, revealed by the quarrying nearly two centuries ago.
  • Huge prehistoric cairn with a couple of open chambers, in a beautiful location. Impressive.
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  • the visit of the cairn has disappointed! We don't have access to anything, we only the Tower of the cairn and all for a price of 6 euros access what we think is completely exaggerated! You can see at least a grave for (supposedly) security reasons but we can cross under the monument without security problems! too bad for all that!
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  • I am 19 years old and want to see today the cairn de barnenez. The cashier told me that I (just because I'm from Switzerland and thus no EU citizens am) 6 Euro entrance fee must pay. I think it an impertinence. As if I had more money than all other 18-25 year olds in Europe only because I live in Switzerland. Not a good experience.
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