Hill of Tara
Tara, the seat of the High Kings, it remained their residence until the sixth century. On the summit of Tara stands a pillar stone believed to be the Lia Fail, or the stone of destiny, on which the Kings of Ireland were crowned.
Ph. no: 046 902 5903 or 041 988 0300
The Hill of Tara is about 1.6 km to the right off the main Navan/ Dublin Road.
Access all year, Guided tours from May 27th to mid-September. From: 10: 00 am -6:00 pm (last admission 5:00 pm)
It is the wealth of history and legend associated with Royal Tara as the ancient spiritual and political Capital of Ireland, and its central place in Irish History, which attracts on-going, national and international interest. For here on this lonely hill, once stood a royal acropolis.