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Fulachtai Fia, Ireland

From series “15 Historical Monuments, with Riddles not yet Solved”
About 6 000 items were found in Ireland, today they are known as Fulachtai Fia. Also, they are known as burnt mounds. They commonly survive as a low horseshoe-shaped mound of charcoal-enriched soil and heat shattered stone. In the centre you can see a man-made full of water flute. Such things are common for Great Britain regions. The researchers find them one at a time, rarely 2-6 constructions.

Fulachtai Fia, Ireland Near every mound there is a water source. According to this, the researchers claim that these places were used for underground water abstraction. Even more, there are about 10 more theories that describe the Fulachtai Fia usage. Unfortunately, no one hasn't been proved. A great number of archaeological places are open for tourists. The researchers made up a full map of Great Britain, where you can see all developed mounds. Today this map has about 6 000 places.

The most popular and visited mound is located in the Irish National Heritage Park. This park has an outstanding open-air museum. There you can see how people lived thousand years ago. There has placed an interesting archaeological collection of showpieces, household items that were used by people in different times. Note that on the territory of the park you can order an interesting excursion. The experienced guide will acquaint you the ancient mounts too. Next - Mounds of Cahokia

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Fulachtai Fia - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Applegreen' located in 1.26 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Special Event Limos' is located in 3.94 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Applegreen' in 1.26 km
Supermarket: 'Aldi' in 1.89 km
Parking: 'Redmond Road Car Park' in 3.44 km
Apotheek: 'Clonard Pharmacy (Haven Pharmacy Murphy's)' in 2.5 km
Police station: 'Wexford Garda Station' in 3.98 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Fulacht Fiadh Restaurant' in 0.01 km
Railway station: 'Wexford Train Station' in 3.59 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Waterford Airport WAT - in 42 km
 »  Kilkenny Airport KKY - in 59 km
 »  Haverfordwest Airport HAW - in 120 km
 »  Dublin Airport DUB - in 121 km
 »  Cork Airport ORK - in 145 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Fulachtai Fia

Ferrycarrig Lodge B&B

Located in 0 km from Fulachtai Fia
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Rooms: 4
Each room at Ferrycarrig Lodge B&B has free Wi-Fi, an en suite bathroom with free toiletries and a power shower, and a flat-screen TV with satellite … More: photo, rates and booking
Slaney Manor

Located in 1 km from Fulachtai Fia
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Rooms: 44
Each bedroom at Slaney Manor features an en suite bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities, and a TV. Built in the 18th century, Slaney Manor … More: photo, rates and booking
Whitford House Hotel

Located in 2 km from Fulachtai Fia
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Rooms: 36
Free Wi-Fi, an en suite power shower and a flat-screen TV are featured in each room at Whitford House, as well as tea/coffee making facilities. … More: photo, rates and booking
The Blue Door Bed & Breakfast

Located in 3 km from Fulachtai Fia
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Rooms: 5
Each room at The Blue Bell features an en suite bathroom with free toiletries, free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, and tea/coffee making facilities. A … More: photo, rates and booking

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