Hill of Tara
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  • Judith H
    Chandler, Arizona105 contributions
    Get your Druid on!
    Right before we left for our trip to Ireland, we saw a bit on TV about the Hill of Tara, so we added this to our plans. We visited in the rain, so we had an authentic Irish experience. We made our way to the stone, had a moment to reflect on the mysticism and history, and sloshed our way back to the car. This is easy to combine with Brú na Bóinne, for a day of beauty and mystery.
    Visited March 2023
    Written 10 April 2023
  • jxx9595
    1,467 contributions
    Disappointing
    I've heard plenty about the Hill of Tara, but I really didn't know what to expect when I got there. Frankly, and no disrespect intended, I was disappointed. It was scenic and offered a nice view, but there wasn't much there. Maybe it's my fault because I didn't have time to see the visitor's center. Maybe it would mean more if I were Irish.
    Visited May 2023
    Written 17 May 2023
  • MAP12
    New Orleans, Louisiana600 contributions
    Overlooked by many, but very historic and beautiful
    We (family of 8) did this along with Newgrange & Knowth on our way from Dublin to Belfast. All three done in morning. This isn't as publicized as the others but is very historic for Ireland. Tour was free - and started about 15 min. after we got there. It leaves from the little church. Great tour. Would recommend.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 2 August 2023
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MAP12
New Orleans, LA600 contributions
Jul 2023 • Family
We (family of 8) did this along with Newgrange & Knowth on our way from Dublin to Belfast. All three done in morning. This isn't as publicized as the others but is very historic for Ireland. Tour was free - and started about 15 min. after we got there. It leaves from the little church. Great tour. Would recommend.
Written 2 August 2023
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jxx9595
Washington, DC1,467 contributions
May 2023
I've heard plenty about the Hill of Tara, but I really didn't know what to expect when I got there. Frankly, and no disrespect intended, I was disappointed. It was scenic and offered a nice view, but there wasn't much there. Maybe it's my fault because I didn't have time to see the visitor's center. Maybe it would mean more if I were Irish.
Written 17 May 2023
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Judith H
Chandler, AZ105 contributions
Mar 2023
Right before we left for our trip to Ireland, we saw a bit on TV about the Hill of Tara, so we added this to our plans.

We visited in the rain, so we had an authentic Irish experience. We made our way to the stone, had a moment to reflect on the mysticism and history, and sloshed our way back to the car.

This is easy to combine with Brú na Bóinne, for a day of beauty and mystery.
Written 10 April 2023
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desflan
Sligo, Ireland64 contributions
Feb 2023 • Solo
Very scenic walk with breathtaking views of Ireland's landscape. Very spiritual. Lots of people walking dogs. Very enjoyable for an hour or two
Written 12 February 2023
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Victoria
188 contributions
Jan 2023
Worth it for the historical importance alone. The Hill of Tara is where the High Kings of Ireland were once crowned. You can hug the stone of destiny and survey the land as the old Irish kings once did.

Didn't see the visitor center, but didn't feel like we were missing anything by not doing so.
Written 1 February 2023
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Natasha P
Toronto, Canada16 contributions
Sept 2022
Look its a rock on a hill in a public area, so if that doesn't interest you than it's not for you. But for those of us who want to become the ruler of all Ireland and get kidnapped by the fae (theres a faery tree nearby) it is perfect!
Written 11 October 2022
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mcristinafh
Aylesbury, UK97 contributions
Sept 2022
The visitor center was supposed to be open till midseptember but, when we visited it was already closed.
The location is impresive but its the aerial photos that makes it what it is.
We managed to park in front of the gates and it was free. not sure if we were lucky of if it was the time of the year.
You can spend quite some time in here but missing the visitor center made our visit shorter
Written 29 September 2022
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VerbBatonRouge
Baton Rouge177 contributions
Sept 2022
We did not know what to expect and should have read about it before going. The visitors center has a show that should be watched before going to the site.
Written 9 September 2022
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Padraig McGuire (BusManPaddy)
Westport, Ireland50 contributions
Aug 2022 • Couples
It's a free visit and the views are amazing. There is a carpark but there is a charge for that but it is on €2 so we'll worth.
There is a video exhibition that tells the history.
Leave plenty of time and the walk to the top from the carpark is a loose stone path.
Written 24 August 2022
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Bernie O
Brigantine, NJ206 contributions
Jul 2022
What a great stop. A great piece of ancient history. The gentleman in the information center provided us with some background before walking up the hill. Once on top of the Hill, you can imagine why this place was chosen to be such an important place. After walking back to the visitor center, we enjoyed the information provided in the short video. Anyone interested in history needs to stop at the Hill of Tara.
Written 22 August 2022
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