Dowth is a Neolithic passage tomb located in the Boyne Valley, , . It is one of the three principal tombs of the World Heritage Site – a landscape of prehistoric monuments including the large passage-tombs of Dowth, and .

Notable Places in the Area

is a prehistoric monument in , Ireland, located 8 kilometres west of on the north side of the . is situated 2½ km southwest of Dowth. Photo: Popsracer, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Archaeological site
is a chamber tomb located around 2 km north of Dowth tomb. is situated 2 km northwest of Dowth. Photo: Kieran Campbell, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre is the starting point for all visits to the monuments of the UNESCO World Heritage Site at , notably the passage graves of and . is situated 1½ km southwest of Dowth.

Localities in the Area

Brú na Bóinne is a remarkable complex of Neolithic chamber tombs, standing stones, henges and other prehistoric structures. Photo: Guenni, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small town in , . takes its name from the Irish word daimh… is situated 6 km south of Dowth. Photo: Kieran Campbell, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a village in , with a population of 1369 in 2016. Photo: Jamie Carroll, CC BY-SA 2.0.


53.7067° or 53° 42' 24" north
-6.4397° or 6° 26' 23" west
Open Location Code
63 metres (207 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Basque: Dowth
  • Catalan: Dowth
  • Chinese: 唐思墓
  • Dutch: Dowth
  • Finnish: Dowth
  • French: Dowth
  • German: Dowth
  • Irish: Dubhadh
  • Japanese: ドウス (遺跡)
  • Japanese: ドウス
  • Manx: Dubhadh
  • Norwegian: Dowth
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Dowth
  • Polish: Dowth
  • Russian: Даут
  • Spanish: Dowth
  • Swedish: Dowth
  • Turkish: Dowth
  • Ukrainian: Даут
  • Dowth Hall
  • Dowth House

Other Places Named Dowth

  • Archaeological site in County Meath, Ireland

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