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This is a must see!!!! An old tower built by Vikings that is still intact over 1000 years later. The history of the Vikings in Ireland was not was I was expecting to learn about when I visited , but it was very interesting to...More
This tower is in the heart of Waterford and is impressive. The history is amazing. The tower is ancient and you feel like you’re going back in time when you climb to the upper floors. It’s in walking distance to pubs, etc.
The tower museum was a good half hour visit. There was a small fee. The building has a very very long history. Top floor gave a very good video of the history of Waterford and the Viking and British influences. After the video you can...More
It is a 12th century defensive round tower right alongside the river. There's even a cannon ball embedded in the outside wall dating from 1650 during the siege of Waterford by Oliver Cromwell's army when ships on the River Suir bombarded the city. Inside the...More
This was by far our best value for the euro in Waterford, at €5/person and since we were there at 2 pm we got a guided tour (for just the two of us) from Ben, an archaeologist with loads of knowledge and bits of information....More
Be prepared to step back in time and feel the history come alive! Mind your head and footing step old steps into time.
All of the OPW tour guides are awesome wonderful!
Tip: This is part of the OPW. An annual park pass is handy....More
I expected a little more, but all in all it was a pleasant enough visit. I particularly enjoyed the film at the beginning which gave a brief history of the town. Not that much to see int eh way of exhibits, but still interesting.