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Dun Aonghasa 

If you’re looking for an archaeological wonder to explore, look no further than Dun Aonghasa on the Aran Islands in Ireland. This ancient fort is steeped in mystery and surrounded by beautiful landscape. It’s no wonder that it has been featured in documentaries and TV shows around the world! If you’re interested in history and want to see something truly unique, be sure to add Dun Aonghasa to your list of places to visit!

Dun Aonghasa is a popular tourist destination also because it offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. The cliff face of Dun Aonghasa is known for its series of spectacular sea stacks that rise up from the waves below and it’s one of the most picturesque spots on the island.

The fort is open to visitors and offers a variety of experiences, from exploring the ruins to learning about the fort’s history. Visitors can also enjoy the panoramic view of the surroundings from the fort.

Dun Aonghasa is a uniquely beautiful and serene hiking trail on the Aran Islands. It’s a great place to go if you’re looking for some peace and quiet, stunning views, and an opportunity to get away from it all.

The hike to Dun Aonghasa is about 1 mile long. The view from the fort at the top of Dun Aonghasa is well worth the effort, though, so don’t be discouraged if you’re not in top shape! There are also several other trails on the Aran Islands that are worth exploring if you have more time.

The fascinating history of Dun Aonghasa

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Dun Aonghasa is a prehistoric fortress located on the edge of a cliff on the Aran Islands, located off the west coast of Ireland.

Dun Aonghasa is a prehistoric fortress located on the edge of a cliff on the Aran Islands. It was built in the early Iron Age and overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. The original fortification was probably made of earth and stone, but it has been rebuilt and expanded over time. The fort is now home to a number of goats that live among the ruins.

It is thought to have been constructed in the late Bronze Age or early Iron Age, and may have been used as a ceremonial or ritual center. The fortifications consist of a series of drystone walls that enclose an area measuring about 60 meters by 30 meters.

The site has been excavated several times, and artifacts including pottery fragments and animal bones have been found.

The Aran Islands are famous for their prehistoric ruins, which include Dun Aonghasa as well as other structures such as Dún Chonchúir and Dún Eochla.

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