Hill of Tara

Local nameHill of Tara
LocationIreland

The Hill of Tara is a hill and ancient ceremonial and burial site near Skryne in County Meath, Ireland. According to tradition, it was the inauguration place and seat of the High Kings of Ireland, and it also appears in Irish mythology. Tara consists of numerous monuments and earthworks—from the Neolithic to the Iron Age—including a passage tomb, burial mounds, round enclosures, a standing stone, and a ceremonial avenue. There is also a church and graveyard on the hill. Tara is part of a larger ancient landscape and Tara itself is a protected national monument under the care of The Office of Public Works, an agency of the Irish Government.

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Opening hours

Visitor Centre:
May 14 - Sep 16: daily: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Admission

Adult: €4
Senior: €3
Child/Student: €2
Family: €10

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hill_of_Tara

Info http://www.discoverireland.ie/Arts-Culture-Heritage/hill-of-tara/9805

Email hilloftara@opw.ie

Phone +353 46 902 5903

Address Ireland

Coordinates 53°34'47.873" N -6°36'43.803" E

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