Borkowo Passage Grave

Borkowo Passage Grave is a megalithic tomb located in Borkowo, Poland.

Borkowo Passage Grave

Borkowo Passage Grave is a megalithic tomb located in Borkowo, Poland. It is also known as the Borkowo Dolmen or the Borkowo Long Barrow.

The tomb dates back to the Neolithic period, around 4000-3000 BCE, and is one of the best-preserved examples of megalithic architecture in Poland. The tomb is made up of a long, narrow passage leading to a central chamber, which is surrounded by smaller chambers. The structure is made of large stones, some of which weigh several tons, and the entrance to the passage is marked by two massive standing stones.

Borkowo Passage Grave is thought to have been used for multiple burials over a long period of time. The tomb was first excavated in the early 20th century, and since then, several other megalithic tombs have been discovered in the surrounding area.

Today, Borkowo Passage Grave is a popular tourist attraction and a significant archaeological site. It provides valuable insight into the lives and burial practices of prehistoric people in the region.

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