Travel To Ireland – 5 Beautiful Escapes
Ireland, an island to the northwest of Europe, is dotted with breathtaking and alluring tourist spots which attract millions of tourists year after year. Ireland is the third largest island in Europe, surrounded by low lying mountains and is filled with lush green vegetation. To top that, the temperature is always mild and never extreme, therefore it is great place to visit anytime round the year. Some of the most beautiful Irish spots that you must not miss out on are discussed below. What are you waiting for? Travel to Ireland today!
Travel to Ireland
When you travel to Ireland you should visit the Dublin Zoo, located in the beautiful city of Dublin, was built back in1813 and is one of the most appealing tourist attractions. The number of visitors reached a record breaking number of 960,000 in 2010. One of the reasons for it being the top tourist attraction in Ireland is that the zoo holds animals which are difficult to find and are extremely rare. It also has some extinct animals preserved. A record 12 new arrivals were delivered in May 2011 which included a blackbuck calf, a giraffe, a Sulawesi-crested macaque and a gorilla.
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
Situated in Antrim, it is a light rope wavering 23 meters over the Atlantic connecting Carrick-a-Rede island to mainland Northern Ireland. Passing through the rope bridge is a very exciting experience and those who enjoy adventure are bound to have the time of their lives. While crossing the bridge you are able to enjoy the striking natural beauty around you and see seabirds including fulmars, kittywakes and guillemots fly all around you. This place is a definite visit for all those who plan to travel to Ireland.
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery
Situated in Sligo, the Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery is one of the largest and most unique cemeteries in Ireland and is of immense historical importance. This Neolithic cemetery has once held more than 100 tombs. A group of Swedish archaeologists research suggests that the tombs here maybe as old as from 400 BC. A lot of research groups come to the Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery from time to time to find out more about the megalithic monuments and the bodies buried inside it. All those who have interest in history must also visit it.
Clonmacnoise Monastery is one of the most famous monastic sites of Ireland. It is situated in serene and inspirational surroundings on the banks of river Shannon. Clonmacnoise Monastery offers alot of activities for the visitors including a visitor centre, a museum display, a coffee shop, a multi-lingua audio-visual presentation and a tourist information office where you can find out anything about the monastic site. Some historical ruins situated here include two round towers, eight churches, three high crosses and a collection of early grave slabs. A visit to Clonmacnoise Monastery worth all your travel to Ireland.
When you travel to Ireland, you should also visit Garnish Island is so strikingly beautiful that it has been named as the subtropical paradise. If you want to visit paradise on earth, then Garnish Island is the place to visit. It is only accessible by boat and is house to the fairy tale gardens if Ilancullin. The background is equally beautiful surrounded by Kerry Mountains. Garnish Island is located in the sheltered haven of Glengarrif in bantry Bay. The beauty of this island will enchant you and make you forget about everything that you have ever thought to be amazing. Have you ever been? We highly recommend any travel to Ireland you may be considering.
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