Archeological Ensemble of 
the Bend of the Boyne (1993)

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The three main prehistoric sites of the Brú na Bóinne Complex, Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth, are situated on the north bank of the River Boyne 50 km north of Dublin. This is Europe's largest and most important concentration of prehistoric megalithic art. The monuments there had social, economic, religious and funerary functions.

Ireland 1983. Europa stamp. World Cultural Heritage. Neolithic pattern in the Newgrange burial place. Winter Solstice. Eire 1996. World Cultural Heritage. Excavations in Brú na Bóinne (Bend of the Boyne). St. Vincent of the Grenadines 1996. 50th Anniversary of the UNESCO. Archaeological site of Bend of the Boyne.


Other World Heritage Sites in Ireland (on this web site). Please refer to the UNESCO-listing, Ireland section, for further information. 

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