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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Northern Ireland

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Historical Places in Northern Ireland

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    Giant's Causeway , Bushmills
    Considered the country’s fourth-greatest natural wonder, World Heritage-listed Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basal
    Tours from $26
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    Mount Stewart House , Newtownards
    Listed for potential nomination as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mount Stewart House offers 2,500 items of Vane-Tempest-Stewart family memora
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    Dunluce Castle , Portrush
    Experience medieval history on the cliffs of the Antrim coast at Dunluce Castle. Dating as far back as the 13th century, the now-ruined castl
    Tours from $29
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    City Walls , Derry
    Walk atop Derry's City Walls, the only completely intact ones in Ireland. They date back to the 17th century, and today give you an unobstruc
    Tours from $26
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    Crumlin Road Gaol , Belfast
    The only Victorian-era prison in Northern Ireland, Crumlin Road Gaol held its last prisoner in 1996. The first 106 inmates were forced to wal
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