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The Viking Triangle

High Street and Henrietta Street, Waterford, Ireland
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Waterford Viking Triangle is the cultural and historic centre of Waterford, Ireland's oldest city, where in 914 A.D. the Vikings first settled. It is a tranquil place, characterised by narrow streets, historic architecture, atmospheric public spaces and unique cultural and heritage attractions. Wander through Waterford Viking Triangle, visit the home of the global brand that is Waterford Crystal, nine national monuments including a 13th century underground wine vault, three world class museums (Viking, Medieval and Georgian) as well as an array of craft studios, cafes and excellent gift shops. Over 1,000 years of history unfold in just 1,000 paces in this compact and authentically charming location.
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High Street and Henrietta Street, Waterford, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The triangle is full of history and things to do and see. The museum is a must where you will see King Henry VIIIs sword. The Viking VR will bring a new and a different experience to learning about history. There is a Viking boat...More

1  Thank John W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to explore the Viking triangle.... Just follow it around and you will get to see all the important places. The Viking wooden sword (apparently longest in the world) is definitely something not to be missed.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Following the triangle will get you to all the major historic sites. It’s easy to walk and there are great photo opps.

Thank Les L
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

We were staying at the Granville and CIE had secured a local guide named Jack to give us a tour of the triangle. The tour started with a very entertaining lecture on the local history and then we went outside. So much to see and...More

Thank jer b
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

A lovely area, very well-kept, and with many interesting historical sites to visit. Very friendly staff and locals.

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

There are many great hidden gems around the Viking triangle which is quite a compact area relating to the Viking era,you can get a very good guided walking tour which leaves from outside The Granville hotel several times a day.

2  Thank summer17669
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

So many historical locations all within walking distance. The Bishop's Palace, Reginal's Tower, the Medieval Museum. This cobbled area is well preserved & well presented. Well worth the walk around to take & perfect area to take photographs.

Thank Jacqueline R
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Viewed the Viking Triangle on a cold rainy day, & found the information around the Viking Triangle fairly sparse. It would be nice if you could go into some of the old buildings. It does however have a nice water frontage with interesting cafes &...More

1  Thank Bruce062
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Wonderful area to walk on the cobblestone and take pictures of the area. Reginald's Tower and the the Midevil Museum were must sees. Just knowing you were walking in an area with so much Viking history was cool.

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

We took a walking tour of the Viking Triangle and our tour guide was very welcoming, friendly, informative and made it very interesting.

Thank Elsie E
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Gillian G
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Response from casey s | Reviewed this property |
No car necessary. Waterford is walking friendly and small streets and corners.
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