Top Ten Attractions in Waterford

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1-Day City Tour in Waterford
You may follow my route, listed down below. Finishing them within one day is possible.
You will not spend too much time in No 1 and 2; Reginalds' Tower and Giant Viking Sword. No 3 House of Waterford Crystal, you may buy a ticket and spend a hour at least there.

At Bishop Place and Medieval Museum, you may spend for 1/2 - 1 hour in there while at Christ Church, Clock Tower and Theatre Royal, you may take about 10 minutes in each.

For the rest of the day, John Robert Shopping Square should be fine enough. Most of the stores close about at 17:00-18.00 hrs.
Reginald's Tower is located at the heart of Waterford City at the eastern end of the city quay.  The first tower on the site was built by Vikings after 914 and formed the apex of the triangular settlement, an area known to this day as the Viking Triangle. 
The Tower is an important remnant of its medieval urban defence system and remain in continuous use, in a different purpose, for...
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Both King of the Vikings and "Dragon Slayer" Viking Sword are set together in the same place, located in the Triangle of Viking - Waterford city center.
King of the Vikings, simulating Blackfriars Abbey (ruin) to be dynamic virtual reality experience gets you up close and personal with the Viking warlords who founded Waterford over 1,100 years ago. Viking re-enactors take you on an ...
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Waterford Crystal has moved to a magnificent new home in the city centre of Waterford.  The highlight of any visit, the Factory Tour gives you an up close and personal insight into the centuries-old tradition of Waterford Crystal making.  You'll feel the heat of the furnance and marvel at the skills of the craftsmen.  After the factory tour, indulge your passion for the world's most... read more
Bishop's Palace, a beautiful Georgian building was built in 1743 by the renowned Anglo-Indian architect Richard Castle. It is situated at the heart of the Viking Triangle Waterford and opposite to the House of Waterford Crystal. This museum of 18th, 19th and 20th century Waterford is a must-see destination.
With enchanting stories and remarkable insights, the re-enactor guides take you throug...
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The Theatre Royal, situated on the Mall in Waterford is Ireland's oldest continually operating theatre.  Lovingly restored, this Victorian gem hidden within a beautiful Georgian building which was designed by famous Waterford architect John Roberts first opened in 1785 and the first performance was  Shakespeare's popular five-act comedy As You Like It. 
The building was upgraded to ...
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The Cathedral is a magnificent 18th century building designed by the leading architect of Georgian Waterford, John Roberts. It is situated on the site of the medieval cathedral and contains many interesting features associated with this historic location, as well as being a place of worship in the centre of the city. Regular concerts and recitals take place at the cathedral.
The Cathedral, designe...
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Step back in time when you enter this beautiful multi-award wining museum with atmosphere medieval undercrofts. on display are the extremely rate 'cloth of gold' vestments as well as King Henry Vill's cap!.  Don't miss the Great Charter Roll which was viewed by Queen Elizabeth II on her visit to Ireland.
The magnificent curved façade of the warm butter-coloured stone building draws in ...
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One of the iconic spot of Waterford city, Clock Tower dates back to 1863. The tower displays classic Gothic revival style with its freestanding single-bay style. This limestone structure is a local landmark and stands out in the backdrop of quays and streets.
Designed by Tarrant, the diamond panels with detailing are worth observing. Retaining much of its yesteryear charm, the clock tower is ...
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Designed by John Roberts and built between 1793 and 1796, the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity has remained about 220 years old and is the oldest Roman Catholic Cathedral in Ireland. Striking architectural features and stunning stain glass windows feature in this well loved Cathedral.
In 2000, the square near Barronstrand Street (formerly known as “Red Square”) was re-named as &ldquo...
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Old meets new as you find yourself in the heart of Waterford's main shopping area, the perfect plae for visitors to enjoy a coffee or indulge in some retail therapy.  John Robert Square is always a hive of activity and regularly features live musive and street theatre.
You may find your favorite shops here e.g. Argos, Penneys, pharmacy stores, McDonald, Papa John's, Costa, Starbucks and ...
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