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City Walls, Derry

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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 unobstructed perspective down onto the old town they contain. As you stroll along the 1.5-km (0.93-mi) promenade, stop to admire the four original gates and three more that the city added over the years. The Walls remain open from dawn until dusk and are free of charge. You can find plenty of seating if you need to pause during your walk. Use our Derry holiday planner to visit City Walls on your trip to Derry, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The Derry walls are definitely a must in the city. There are great views when walking around them as well as many historical points. 
  • A 'must see' visit. The murals were stark and a poignant reminder of the terrible events of past conflict. Very emotional when explained by our passionate guide! 
  • Derrys walls are a splendour and a historic marvel. These walls are an amazing sight if you visit the city. Loads of stories can be told about the Siege of Derry. We visited in halloween and the walls...  more »