41 Famous Landmarks in Ireland For Your Bucket List Story

By Raeesha Ikram

Introduction

41 Famous Landmarks in Ireland For Your Bucket List Story

Ireland is full of rich ancient history and culture. This list covers the 41 most...

Landmark 1

Dublin Castle, Dublin

In the heart of the city of Dublin lies a 600-year-old castle that loyally served...

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Landmark 2

Trinity College Dublin, Dublin

Ireland’s oldest and most renowned university, Trinity College Dublin, was founded in 1592 by Queen...

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Landmark 3

The National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin

If you are an art lover, you should know that there’s a national gallery a...

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Landmark 4

Kilmainham Gaol Museum, Dublin

While most Irish landmarks have a very colourful heritage, others have a more tragic past...

Landmark 5

St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin

Also known as the National Cathedral of Ireland, this historical and religious site is one...

Landmark 6

Guinness Storehouse, Dublin

Guinness Storehouse is a museum dedicated to beer lovers or anyone interested in sneaking a...

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Landmark 7

National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, Dublin

If you are interested in archaeology or are looking for more historical Irish landmarks to...

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Landmark 8

14 Henrietta Street, Dublin

The building at number 14 Henrietta Street has witnessed Dublin and Ireland’s evolution over 300...

Landmark 9

General Post Office, Dublin

General Post Office, or GPO, is one of the most famous buildings in Ireland. Located...

Landmark 10

The Blarney Castle, Gardens and Stone, Blarney

The Blarney Castle and Gardens in County Cork is one of the most revered historical...

Landmark 11

Brú na Bóinne, Donore

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

Landmark 12

Powerscourt Waterfall, County Wicklow

Situated at the foot of the Wicklow Mountains is another one of the major landmarks...

Landmark 13

Glendalough, County Wicklow

Glendalough, a valley of two lakes in County Wicklow, is one of the best natural...

Landmark 14

Skellig Islands, Southwest Ireland

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

Landmark 15

Dingle Peninsula, Southwest Ireland

Dingle Peninsula is one of the best-preserved natural landmarks in Ireland that will spellbind you...

Landmark 16

Spike Island, County Cork

As one of the most famous landmarks of Ireland, Spike Island in County Cork is...

Landmark 17

Kinsale, County Cork

A hidden gem in County Cork, on the southern coast of Ireland, sits Kinsale ...

Landmark 18

Killarney National Park, Killarney

Ireland’s oldest national park, Killarney, offers you a plethora of nature-bound experiences that your memory...

Landmark 19

Aran Islands, Western Ireland

Aran Islands is a cluster of three islands, namely Inis Mor, Inis Oirr, and Inis...

Landmark 20

Leap Castle, Roscrea

Spookily, this castle in County Offaly also goes as Ireland’s most haunted castle, which is...

Landmark 21

Clonmacnoise, County Offaly

Founded by Saint Ciarán in the 6th century, Clonmacnoise is a monastery in County Offaly...

Landmark 22

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, Bunratty

Bunratty Castle is a national monument of Ireland located in County Clare. The castle was...

Landmark 23

Cliffs of Moher, Liscannor

Country Clare in the Wild Atlantic Way is home to the Cliffs of Moher that...

Landmark 24

The Lost Valley, Silver Strand

A popular landmark in the West of Ireland, The Lost Valley, is an active working...

Landmark 25

Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre, Dalkey

Located about 40 minutes from Dublin’s city centre, Dalkey Castle is a famous landmark in...

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Landmark 26

Connemara National Park, County Galway

Located near Letterfrack Village, Connemara National Park is one of Ireland's six beautiful national parks...

Landmark 27

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, County Galway

Built in the 1860s, Kylemore Abbey used to be the private residence of the Mitchell...

Landmark 28

Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny

Kilkenny Castle is located in the village of Kilkenny and was built at the end...

Landmark 29

Benbulbin, Sligo

Benbulbin, sometimes spelt Ben Bulbin, is a protected site located in the Sligo County of...

Landmark 30

Knocknarea, Sligo

Knocknarea is a mountain located in Sligo town within County Sligo. The hill stands at...

Landmark 31

Glenveagh National Park, County Donegal

Glenveagh National Park is the second largest of Ireland's six national parks and boasts incredible...

Landmark 32

Slieve League Cliffs, County Donegal

Slieve League Cliffs, also known as Sliabh Liag, rises over 600 meters above the Atlantic...

Landmark 33

King John's Castle, Limerick

King John's Castle is a 13th-century Anglo-Norman castle built on King's Island in Limerick, next...

Landmark 34

Hill of Tara, County Meath

One of Ireland's famous landmarks is a burial and ceremonial site in the County of...

Landmark 35

Carrauntoohil, County Kerry

Rising 1038 meters tall, Carrauntoohil is Ireland's highest mountain and a must on any Ireland...

Landmark 36

Ring of Kerry, County Kerry

The Ring of Kerry in County Kerry is one of the best hideaway spots in...

Landmark 37

Torc Waterfall, County Kerry

Inside Killarney National Park, at the foot of Torc Mountain, is the 20-meters-high Torc Waterfall...

Landmark 38

Dun Bristé Sea Stack, County Mayo

Dun Briste is a colossal 45-meter sea stack in Mayo County, just off the shore...

Landmark 39

Rock of Cashel, Cashel

The mythical tale of Satan spitting a chunk of rock out of a cave after...

Landmark 40

Waterford Greenway, Waterford

The Waterford Greenway, also known as the Déise Greenway, is a railway trail that runs...

Landmark 41

Copper Coast Geopark, County Waterford

Stretching 25 km along the coastline of County Waterford, Copper Coast Geopark is a vast...

Conclusion

In Summary

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