31 Famous Landmarks in Ireland For Your Bucket List Story

By Raeesha Ikram

Introduction

31 Famous Landmarks in Ireland For Your Bucket List Story

Ireland is a charming island-nation nestled in the North Atlantic region encircled by smaller islands and islets. It is also... Read more

Landmark 1

Dublin Castle, Dublin

In the heart of the city of Dublin lies a 600-year-old castle that loyally served its possessors from Danish Vikings... Read more

Landmark 2

Trinity College Dublin, Dublin

Ireland’s oldest and most renowned university, Trinity College Dublin, was founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I. Initially born out... Read more

Landmark 3

The National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin

If you are an art lover, you should know that there’s a national gallery a short walk away from the... Read more

Landmark 4

Kilmainham Gaol Museum, Dublin

While most Irish landmarks have a very colourful heritage, some others have a more tragic past. One such attraction is... Read more

Landmark 5

St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin

Also known as the National Cathedral of Ireland, this historical and religious site is one of the most popular Dublin... Read more

Landmark 6

Guinness Storehouse, Dublin

Guinness Storehouse is a museum dedicated to beer lovers or anyone interested in sneaking a peek at the 250-year-old art... Read more

Landmark 7

National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, Dublin

If you are interested in archaeology or are looking for more historical Irish landmarks to see, then this is a... Read more

Landmark 8

14 Henrietta Street, Dublin

The building at number 14 Henrietta Street has been witness to Dublin and Ireland’s evolution over 300 years. What was... Read more

Landmark 9

Rock of Cashel, Cashel

The mythical tale of Satan spitting a chunk of rock out of a cave after St. Patrick banished him makes... Read more

Landmark 10

The Blarney Castle, Gardens and Stone, Blarney

The Blarney Castle and Gardens in County Cork is one of the most revered historical landmarks in Ireland. The iconic... Read more

Landmark 11

Brú na Bóinne, Donore

The UNESCO World Heritage Site, Brú na Bóinne, is one of the oldest human-made landmarks in Ireland. Brú na Bóinne... Read more

Landmark 12

Aran Islands, Western Ireland

Aran Islands is a cluster of three islands, namely Inis Mor, Inis Oirr, and Inis Meain, located in Galway Bay... Read more

Landmark 13

Glendalough, County Wicklow

Glendalough, a valley of two lakes in County Wicklow, is one of the best natural landmarks in Ireland. For nature... Read more

Landmark 14

Skellig Islands, Southwest Ireland

The Skellig Islands is a unique set of rocky islands situated towards the western coast of Ireland. The largest of... Read more

Landmark 15

Dingle Peninsula, Southwest Ireland

Dingle Peninsula is one of the best-preserved natural landmarks in Ireland that will spellbind you. You can rent a bicycle... Read more

Landmark 16

Spike Island, County Cork

As one of the most famous landmarks of Ireland, Spike Island in County Cork is where you will learn a... Read more

Landmark 17

Kinsale, County Cork

A hidden gem in County Cork, on the southern coast of Ireland, sits Kinsale - a charming seaside town that... Read more

Landmark 18

Killarney National Park, Killarney

Ireland’s oldest national park, Killarney, offers you a plethora of nature-bound experiences that your memory may never cast aside. Situated... Read more

Landmark 19

Ring of Kerry, County Kerry

The Ring of Kerry in County Kerry is one of the best hideaway spots in Ireland that presents nature in... Read more

Landmark 20

Leap Castle, Roscrea

Spookily, this castle in County Offaly also goes as Ireland’s most haunted castle, which is why it’s intriguing enough to... Read more

Landmark 21

Waterford Greenway, Waterford

The Waterford Greenway, also known as the Déise Greenway, is a railway trail that runs from Waterford City to Dungarvan.... Read more

Landmark 22

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, Bunratty

Bunratty Castle is a national monument of Ireland located in County Clare. The castle was constructed in the 15th century... Read more

Landmark 23

Cliffs of Moher, Liscannor

Country Clare in the Wild Atlantic Way is home to the Cliffs of Moher that are over 350 million years... Read more

Landmark 24

The Lost Valley, Silver Strand

A popular landmark in the West of Ireland, The Lost Valley, is an active working farm that takes visitors on... Read more

Landmark 25

Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre, Dalkey

Located about 40 minutes from Dublin’s city centre, Dalkey Castle is a famous landmark in Ireland. The castle is one... Read more

Landmark 26

Connemara National Park, Galway

Connemara National Park, located near Letterfrack Village, is one of Ireland’s six beautiful national parks. The vast park features a... Read more

Landmark 27

King John's Castle, Limerick

King John’s Castle is a 13th-century Anglo-Norman castle built on King’s Island in Limerick, next to the River Shannon. It... Read more

Landmark 28

Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny

Kilkenny Castle is located in the village of Kilkenny and was built at the end of the 12th century after... Read more

Landmark 29

Benbulbin, Sligo

Benbulbin, sometimes spelt Ben Bulbin, is a protected site located in the Sligo County of Ireland. The rock formation is... Read more

Landmark 30

Knocknarea, Sligo

Knocknarea is a mountain located in Sligo town within County Sligo. The hill stands at 327 metres high and is... Read more

Landmark 31

Glenveagh National Park, County Donegal

Glenveagh National Park is the second largest of Ireland’s six national parks and boasts incredible vistas as well as a... Read more

Conclusion

In Summary

While this list highlights the best landmarks in Ireland, the island is packed with so many more attractions that you... Read more