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Bishop's Palace, Waterford
(4.6/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
A fine example of 18th-century architecture and the visionary work of Richard Castles, Bishop's Palace features a museum depicting the history of Waterford. Richard Castles designed several famous homes and buildings throughout Ireland, including the Leinster House in Dublin. Visit this elegant Georgian palace, view its beautiful terraced gardens, and walk through its museum, which was added to the site in 2011 and holds art and artifacts from the 1700s to 1970. Take a tour of the grounds from guides wearing traditional regional costumes for an engaging inside look at Waterford history. Using our international travel planner, Waterford attractions like Bishop's Palace can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Every time I'm here I learn something new. Be sure to get a tour, their guides are so knowledgeable and passionate, they can answer nearly any question. I recommend going to the medieval museum first ...  more »
  • Worth a visit. Get combi ticket for here and Museum priced at 10 euro. We done the audio tour which was ok. There is also a guided tour. 
  • Bishop's Palace uses a different technique in this museum and makes it a more interesting and enjoyable experience. 
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  • Relaxed atmosphere and lovely setting keen prices on the whole!
  • Fantastic place of Waterford history. Great for all the family and lifts are available