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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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  • Didn't know much about its story at the time when I walked on it until recently, I looked at the city's history and I found the city wall is so important. It is due to the fact that the city wall has ...  more »
  • Out of all the city walls I have seen across the UK and Europe, this has to be one of the best preserved I've seen. We Walked the entire escarpment in a very short amount of time. All intact and perfe...  more »
  • I had the pleasure of accompanying my american cousins on the tour of these walls with Martin Crossan Tours.Excellent tour and very reasonably priced too.This is a must for any visitor in Derry to hea...  more »