Exploring Waterford's Ancient Monuments
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The county of Waterford, situated in the south-east of Ireland, is rich in ancient Megalithic monuments.
Prehistoric Waterford documents these early structures which are thousands of years old, most of which date back to the Neolithic period (4500-2500 BC). The monuments form a remarkable collection of intriguing architectural symbols, that stand as testaments to our forefather's way of life, their customs and beliefs and their quest for knowledge.
From a distant age of spirits and gods, they have bestowed on us a lasting legacy of reminders of a past society who sought to understand the eternal mysteries of life on earth and the hereafter.
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Netherlands, USA, China, Ukraine & France
Website last updated
Feb 24th - 2015
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