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Almendres Cromlech

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Address: 15 km West of City, Evora, Portugal
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if you do not have a rentetd car, plan the visit beforehand - take a guided tour othrwise you'll pay more for taxi (50 Eur). The road, landscape and cromlech itself are beautiful... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

if you do not have a rentetd car, plan the visit beforehand - take a guided tour othrwise you'll pay more for taxi (50 Eur). The road, landscape and cromlech itself are beautiful. Do not forget about menhir which is located nearby.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The route to arrive there is very bad if you have no offroadcar. my friend yanik thought the stones will be huge and kinda magic. its just a few stones, might be from a glacier or something. nothing special. and its far from a good street as well. i was pretty pissed by driving all the way to this crab.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Definitely cool, but the signage isn't great. We happened to run into the archeologist on staff who explained it to us. We appreciated it way more after that.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting archaeological site rich in history. The stones are amazing to see - makes you wander who placed them there and why they are positioned as they currently are. It is a must-see site once in the area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Long dirty road to get there, once you are there is nice and interesting, I've always admire these monuments, makes you wonder what was their purpose, who placed them there, likely Celtic culture for astronomical purposes. There are a lot of these all over Europe, is not visited at all so we felt off the beaten path by ourselves.

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Watertown, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you find yourself in or around Evora take some time to visit the Almendres Cromlech Megaliths. These Megaliths are enormous stones positioned in an oval pattern. They date back to the 6th century BC. It is quite a site to see, the rock range in size from 4ft to 8ft roughly and are all standing upright instead of down... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was very interesting visiting the megaliths outside of Evora. We got there early in the morning so we had the site to ourselves. It's a very calm and peaceful place go when the crowds aren't there.

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Braga, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Very quiet, inspiring, charming at night, primitive, wild, peaceful, interesting, very good to be in contact with nature

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I’m not sure if it is a place that everybody is able to enjoy and/or feel. If you are lucky to be there alone or only with your family and friends almost for sure you’ll feel something special; something that one doesn’t have necessary to describe. Enjoy!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Our hotel, ADC Evora, got us a cab to the Megaliths. It is about half an hour outside of Evora. Our driver was friendly, courteous and filled us in on a lot of the history of the megaliths. This is Portugal's "Stonehenge." We arrived just before sunset. We were surprised to find preparations underway for a religious ceremony to honor... More 

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