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Bishop's Palace Museum: Admission Ticket
"The Bishop’s Palace Museum houses a display of Waterford treasures from 1700 to the 20th Century and gives visitors a wonderful insight into the history of what was up until the 1750s Ireland’s second city.Waterford city boasts the finest collection of 18th Century architecture of any city in Ireland outside of Dublin. Its great legacy from this era includes elegant architecture silverware and of course fine glassmaking. This period of elegance began in Waterford in 1741 when the Anglo-German architect Richard Castles designed the wonderful Bishop’s Palace. Castles built the Palace with its front overlooking the town wall which he had reduced in height Leinster House in Dublin. The Bishop’s Palace Museum reveals the story of Waterford from 1700 to the 1970s. Amongst the many items of national and international significance displayed at the museum is the only surviving Bonaparte 'mourning cross'
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Medieval Museum and Bishop's Palace: Combined Admission Ticket
"Waterford Medieval Museum houses the 13th century Choristers Hall in the heart of Waterford's Viking Triangle and is the only museum of its kind in Ireland. The Medieval Museum houses the 13th century Choristers Hall and the 15th century Mayor’s Wine Vau in the heart of Waterford's Viking Triangle and is the only museum of its kind in Ireland and Europe that is built over two national monuments. This striking new building reveals the story of Waterford through the middle Ages and visitors are wowed as th the only piece of clothing to survive from King Henry VIII’s reign the ‘Cap of Maintenance’ as well as the Great Charter Roll which was viewed by Queen Elizabeth II on her state visit to Ireland in 2011.The Bishop’s Palace Museum houses a display of Waterford treasures from 1700 to the 20th Century and gives visitors a wonderful insight into the history of what was up until the 1750s
From EUR10.00
 
House of Waterford Crystal Guided Factory Tour
"At the House of Waterford Crystal there is a  manufacturing plant and brand experience in Waterford where we produce crystal and give visitors an opportunity to visit the factory and see how we make our beautiful products.Factory TourOn the tour guests visit the mould room where they witness mould making – a technique that has remained unchanged throughout the centuries as the Master Blowers shape the molten crystal flawlessly with the use of wooden moulds and hand tools. The next part of the tour is truly magical as visitors enter the blowing department where they see glowing balls of crystal transformed into majestic shapes as they are put through the 1300-degree furnace. The Waterford Crystal pieces are then hand marked for precision and accuracy
From EUR14.00

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The Brasserie

This little place has been around for many years, but as it's casual in nature I end up eating there only rarely.Today was one of those rare occasions and, as on all those other similar instances, I...
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Aug 23, 2008

Chez K's

ANOTHER GREAT PLACE THAT HAS CLOSED ITS DOORS IN EARLY 2008. I BELIEVE A NEW OWNER IS POISED TO TAKE OVER, BUT IT REMAINS CLOSED AS AT MAY 2008.tHAT SAYING, THE PREVIOUS OWNER RUNS A TERRIFIC SEAFOOD...
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May 11, 2008

Mai Thai

BY WAY OF UPDATE, THIS LOVELY PLACE IS NO LONGER TRADING. SAD:-(This delightful Thai restaurant on three stories opened in Waterford about five months ago and, apart from some unfortunate stories of...
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May 11, 2008

33 The Mall

Unfortunately, this restaurant closed in the Spring of 2007. The building is presently on the market for sale (October 2007). You may be interested in reading on for the history of this very beautiful...
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Oct 29, 2007

The Wine Vault

Since creating this tip, the establishment stopped selling food in October 2007. It is nevertheless still the best place in Waterford from which to purchase fine wines and is worth a visit just to...
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SabrinaSummerville
Oct 29, 2007

Ginos

Small pizza place in the Apple Market. The only other Gino's is in Cork city. Friendly staff, good prices, nice atmosphere (suitable for families). Its only a small restaurant but its well worth a...
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kiki_irl
Jan 24, 2007
 
 
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Emiliano's

What can I say about Emiliano's? The food was, in a word, outstanding. I started out with the Insalata Caprese, which was plentiful and very tasty. As a main course, I had the Spinach Ravioli. The...
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Jan 16, 2007

Top Hotels in Waterford

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The Island, Ballinakill, Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland
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Meagher Quay, Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland
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Faithlegg, Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland
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Canada Street, Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland
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The Quay, Waterford, County Waterford, 00353, Ireland
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The Mall, Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland
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Top Things to Do in Waterford

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Waterford Crystal Factory

The house of Waterford Crystal is located in the centre of Waterford and is easy to find. There is a large showroom filled with wonderful crystal what they say is "the largest selection of Waterford...
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Reginalds Tower

Originally standing on this site was a Viking Tower built in 1003 which formed the apex of the triangular settlement known today as the Viking Triangle. Rebuilt by the Anglo-Normans in 1171, the...
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Tramore

Tramore Town is built beside the sea about 7 miles from Waterford City. It's well worth a visit, Winter or Summer, but I prefer it in the Winter when it's not so crowded and the beaches are welcoming...
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Historical Walking Tours

Every city should have a character like him! Jack has been doing this tours for more around 25 years and if someone knows the city and its history – well, that's him. The tour lasts one hour and is...
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Rock Of Cashel

ROCK OF CASHEL Probably one of the most known places in Irland and maybe in the world. Rock of Cashel, a Castle and church ruin with cemeteries on the top of a hill. Museum and nice walks all around...
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Bishop's Palace

The Bishop's Palace was built from grey hewn stone in 1741. The Palace was designed by Anglo-German architect Richard Castles, with its front overlooking the town wall which he had reduced in height...
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Top 5 Waterford Writers

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SabrinaSummerville

"Ireland's Oldest City"
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pure1942

"Waterford City"
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balhannah

"THE HOME OF WATERFORD CRYSTAL"
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Dabs

"Waterford"
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HORSCHECK

"Waterford - The crystal city"
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