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Hill of Tara (Temair), County Meath

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web
Mythical dwelling place of the gods, entrance to the underworld, and crowning place of the High Kings of Ireland Hill of Tara (Temair) serves as a significant cultural and historical landmark that houses an extensive archeological complex. Come to the hill to experience the fey atmosphere and to explore the exposed archeological findings. Start at the visitor center where you can watch an introductory film about the site. Inspect Neolithic burial mounds, passage tombs, and a Neolithic temple. Examine the famous stone of destiny, where the kings of old were crowned. The site can be muddy and requires some scrambling, so bring sturdy shoes and comfortable clothes. Put Hill of Tara (Temair) and other Dunshaughlin attractions into our Dunshaughlin trip itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Beautiful vistas and fascinating burial mounds. St Patrick Monument and Stone of Destiny on a strange, undulating landscape. Great photo ops. Also, lovely church and cemetery adjacent. Wear comfortabl...  read more »
  • The Hills of Tara are just breath taking....The view is beautiful amazing . It's a good place to visit and learn the history of Ireland. Beautiful beautiful fresh air. 
  • for such a historic site there isn't much to see. the food in the local coffee shop is definitely the best part. 
  • Take the Mary Gibbons bus tour. The guide was an archeology prof and knew so much. Very fun and interesting. Great if you like history.
  • Fascinating history and relevance. Good place to come if you're interested in some great stories and local lore. Recommend a guided tour to get the most out of he experience.
  • A historical view point. With very beautiful view and grasslands. It's amazing to see the historical remains belong to long time ago. It's worth to visit.
  • I'm not gonna lie...its a hill. In a field. Usually covered in Sheep and their...products. But scratch beyond the surface and you'll see what it really is. The seat of the high king or Ireland. When you stand on top by the plinth and look around, try to imagine 4 or 5 million people standing there listening to the King of Ireland talk. Amazing. There is a great sense of history here, the church beside it is gorgeous but coming here isn’t just about checking out the hill, its about connecting yourself to the history of Ireland. One of the many sites in Meath you need to visit to connect all the dots.
  • Great place. Car park. Busy restaurant. Great gift shop.
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