Ireland may not be a really popular country compared to England and Wales but it is still a great country to visit. One of the most interesting cities to visit in Ireland is Waterford. It is known as the birthplace of Ireland because this is the oldest city of the country. This city is blessed with plenty of lures and charms that attract tourists from all over the world.
Waterford is a city with around fifty thousand people. The history of this place started when the Vikings came and made a settlement near the city during the 9th century. Throughout the medieval period, Waterford is the most important city in Ireland behind Dublin. Some of the historical places to visit here in Waterford are The Waterford Treasures Museum, Reginald’s Tower and the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity. Rent a car in Waterford to make sure that you have enough time to visit these three attractions.
The Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity or also known as the Waterford Cathedral was built in the late 18th century. It is the country’s oldest Catholic church and the delicate architecture that the cathedral has are its main attraction. You can visit this cathedral by using car for rent in Waterford or enjoy the cultural tours by experienced tour guides here. You will be enchanted with the beautiful architectures inside and outside of the church.
If you want to enjoy Waterford in one place, you can go to the Viking Triangle. It is located at the heart of the city and remains as the most visited place in Waterford. In this place alone, you can see a lot of museums and other attractions of Waterford like the Reginald’s Tower, Christchurch Cathedral and the Theatre Royal. It may be hard to visit all of these places by foot so just hire a car in Waterford to make it easier.
Waterford is truly one of the most exciting places to visit in Ireland. Not only known for its beautiful heritage sites, you can also enjoy many performances especially at the Theatre Royal. Plenty of museums and art galleries are also built inside the city to attract more tourists. The city is also strategically located near to other famous Irish attractions like Comeragh Mountains, Dunmore East and Copper Coast. A vacation in Waterford will be able to satisfy your desire for a perfect vacation.
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