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Why Visit Limerick, Ireland

Located in southern Ireland, the city of Limerick should undoubtedly be added to your bucket list! Set in the Munster province, the city features some marvelous pieces of architecture, as well as an abundant cultural scene with numerous museums, restaurants and green spaces for your leisurely activities.

Some of the best ones include the Terra Nova Fairy Garden and the People's Park. The latter is actually the main park in the city, attracting a number of visitors to enjoy the beautiful surroundings throughout the year. 

Admiring the artsy side of the city is also important during Limerick travel. Make sure to visit the Limerick City Gallery of Art, displaying artwork dating back to the 18t century. It is beautifully located in a Romanesque building right next to the People's Park. Dedicated to the author of Angela's Ashes, the Frank McCourt Museum is also worth visiting.

The landmark attracting the biggest crowds of people while Limerick sightseeing is the imposing King John's Castle. Dating back to the 13th century, the castle is currently partially used as an exhibition space. The site also features the imposing twin gate towers, which you can climb for some picturesque views.

As for other points of interest to consider putting on your Limerick itinerary, St. Mary's Cathedral, the Toll House, and The Milk Market are also truly worth exploring while in the area.

Best Things to Do in Limerick, Ireland

  • Visit the Limerick City Gallery
  • Spend leisure time in the Terra Nova Fairy Garden
  • Explore the King John's Castle
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