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Bishop's Palace, Waterford

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Architectural Building
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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  • Four floors of Irish history, art, and culture from the eighteenth through the twentieth century, with an extensive collection of articles and artifacts concerning the war for independence.  more »
  • Lots of fascinating paintings and objects. Napoleon's hair, oldest Waterford Crystal piece, paintings etc. All brought to life by an excellent tour guide.  more »
  • The Bishop's Palace is a building built in the 18th century. The staff is super friendly and accommodating. The audio guide is a very well through the building. Really recommended!
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