Bishop's Palace, Waterford

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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. Work out when and for how long to visit Bishop's Palace and other Waterford attractions using our handy Waterford trip maker site .
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  • Great guide in Liam and the pride and sense of place he has in Waterford is evident in his tour. The facilities were very good and the exhibits well looked after. A very good tour  more »
  • Had a very pleasant visit here on Sunday with a very witty and knowledgable guide who kep us all entertained and up to date with our history for the 30mins of the guided part of the tour. Plenty of in...  more »
  • This palace has several artefacts that are jaw dropping, and the best of it is the tour guide and the stories behind this place, and the city of Waterford! Must Go if you're in town.  more »
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