Tempo  unha hora 53 minutos

Coordenadas 1068

Fecha de subida 4 de julio de 2013

Fecha de realización julio 2013

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90 m
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16,37 km

Vista 2209 veces, descargada 23 veces

preto de Kilronan, Connaught (Ireland)

The ruins are at a short cycling distance from the Aran Island Pier.

Dún Aonghasa has been called (citing wikipedia) "the most magnificent barbaric monument in Europe." Its name, meaning "Fort of Aonghas", refers to the pre-Christian god of the same name described in Irish mythology, or the mythical king, Aonghus mac Úmhór.

We were surprised that there are no walls or fences protecting a fall into the ocean a hundred meters below the cliff rim. That, in my opinion, makes the spot more interesting and unique.

A must see visit in Aran Island.
Sitio arqueolóxico

Dún Aonghasa Prehistoric Fort

Breathtaking cliff

2 comentarios

  • Foto de albert valls

    albert valls 19-ago-2013

    He realizado esta ruta  ver detalle

    Dramatic views!

  • Foto de Jordi

    Jordi 19-ago-2013

    The scenery from the top is utterly beautiful. And much less crowded than the more popular (and populated) Cliffs of Moer.

    Thanks for the rating, glad you liked it!

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