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Stone Circle, Killarney

Stone Circle - Killarney, Republic of Ireland
Stone Circle
Railway Road, Kenmare, Republic of IrelandMap
+353 1 476 3400
Neighborhood: Kenmare
Overview

Dating back to the Bronze Age, this is the only monument of its kind found so close to a town. Many superstitions are attached to it, which may explain why it has remained undisturbed. There are a total of 15 stones forming a 17-metre diameter circle, with another stone marking the centre. All of the stones are greenstone or brownstone. Both stone types cannot be found for many miles and were undoubtedly moved to this location. The circle is known locally as "The Druid's Circle" and may have been a sacred site for the Druids. Its exact function is unknown, though it may have served as a calendar or as a burial site.

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  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries
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