NewGrange passage tomb,3200BC, 600 years older than the Pyramids  and 1,000 years more ancient than Stonehenge.

NEWGRANGE is a prehistoric monument in County Meath, Ireland, located about one kilometre north of the River Boyne. It was built during the Neolithic period around 3200 BC, making it older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids.

Newgrange, Ireland. The sun entering the passageway Winter Solstice. "There is no agreement about what the site was used for, but it has been speculated that it had religious significance – it is aligned with the rising sun and its light floods the chamber on the Winter Solstice."

Only during the Winter Solsitce does sunlight enter the ancient tomb at Newgrange, County Meath.

Inside the Newgrange chamber, the tri-spiral on the wall is probably the most famous megalithic symbol of Ireland. At 12 inches in diameter it is quite small, less than a third of the size of the one at the entrance.

Stone age passage tomb, Newgrange, Ireland: This is a picture of the carved interior. In order to get here, you have to go through a long, narrow passageway that is too short for most adults to stand up in.

Newgrange- One of the most amazing places in Ireland.

Newgrange is a prehistoric monument, part of the complex of Megalithic sites of Brú na Bóinne in Ireland. Shown is the retaining wall at the front. The sides and back are ringed by 'kerbstones' engraved with artwork.

Older than the pyramids and built by master craftsmen whose genius remains evident even today, the passage tomb at Newgrange reveals a sunny secret every year on the winter solstice.

Ancient East

CD 16 Older than the pyramids and built by master craftsmen whose genius remains evident even today, the passage tomb at Newgrange reveals a sunny secret every year on the winter solstice.

In honor of St. Patrick's Day (or La Feile Padraig, as they say in Gaelic), when everybody is Irish (Tabhair pog dom, is Eireannach me - Kiss me, I'm Irish), we're going to look at some Irish astronomy, modern and ancient.

Newgrange burial mound was constructed about 3200 BC during the Neolithic period or New Stone Age by a farming community that prospered on the Boyne Valley. Classified as a passage tomb, it is also an Ancient Temple of astrological, ceremonial importance

Knowth is a complex of prehistoric passage tombs just west of Newgrange in County Meath, Ireland

Knowth, a complex of neolithic passage tombs, west of Newgrange, County Meath, Ireland. The central mound is 40 ft. in height and more than 220 ft.

Newgrange: Ireland's Mysterious Neolithic Site | CosmosMariners.com

Newgrange: Ireland's Mysterious Neolithic Site

Older than both the Pyramids of Giza and Stonehenge, Newgrange was built around years ago. I knew I couldn't pass up a chance to visit this incredible Neolithic historic site when we visited Ireland.

Newgrange mound, Ireland - older than the great pyramid (approx. 640 years older), built around 3200 BC.

One of the most amazing places I've ever been. Newgrange mound, Ireland - older than the great pyramid (approx. 640 years older), built around 3200 BC.

Celtic Triskele (Triple Spiral) Stone Carving, Newgrange, Ireland ~ symbolic of the three realms: Land/Sea/Sky or the Triple Goddess (phases of womanhood): Maiden/Mother/Crone

Found in Newgrange. Celtic Triskele (Triple Spiral) Stone Carving, Newgrange, Ireland ~ symbolic of the three realms: Land/Sea/Sky or the Triple Goddess (phases of womanhood): Maiden/Mother/Crone

The Megalithic Passage Tomb, Newgrange, County Meath Ireland, constructed over 5000 years ago (about 3200 BC). It is estimated that the construction of the Passage Tomb at Newgrange would have taken a work force of 300 at least 20 years.

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Tombs, The Megalithic Passage Tomb, Newgrange, County Meath Ireland, constructed over 5000 years ago (about 3200 BC). It is estimated that the construction of the Passage Tomb at Newgrange would have taken a work force of 300 at least 20 years.

Newgrange Ireland - another amazing place to see

Newgrange (Irish: Sí an Bhrú) is a prehistoric monument in County Meath, Ireland, about one kilometre north of the River Boyne. It was built about 3200 BC, during the Neolithic period, which makes it older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids.

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