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ⓘ Waterford Viking Triangle. The Waterford Viking Triangle is part of in Waterford City. It is so called because of the 1000-year-old Viking walls which were arou ..




Waterford Viking Triangle
                                     

ⓘ Waterford Viking Triangle

The Waterford Viking Triangle is part of in Waterford City. It is so called because of the 1000-year-old Viking walls which were around the old city. The most famous building in the triangle is Reginalds Tower. The Medieval Museum and the Bishops Palace Museum are also there. The three are called Waterford Museum of Treasures.

                                     

1. Sites

Waterford Crystal

The Waterford Crystal factory and showroom are on The Mall, just to the south of the Triangle. Guided tours are available for the factory.

French Church

The French Church Greyfriars Abbey is on Baileys New St./Greyfriars. It is a Christian Friary dating from the 13th century.

                                     

1.1. Sites Waterford Crystal

The Waterford Crystal factory and showroom are on The Mall, just to the south of the Triangle. Guided tours are available for the factory.

                                     

1.2. Sites Waterford Treasures

There are three museums in the Viking Triangle. The Viking Museum is in Reginalds Tower. The Medieval Museum and Bishops Palace Museum are close to Cathedral Square.

The Medieval Museum is a new building which also has the 13th-century Choristers’ Hall and the 15th-century Mayor’s Wine Vault. The only piece of clothing from Henry VIII, a cloth cap, is in the museum.

The Bishops Palace Museum is a 250-year-old Georgian structure. It has items from 17th century Waterford to the present.

                                     

1.3. Sites French Church

The French Church Greyfriars Abbey is on Baileys New St./Greyfriars. It is a Christian Friary dating from the 13th century.

                                     

1.4. Sites Other

A replica Viking longship is beside Reginalds Tower. This boat is 12 metres 39 feet long. It was built by a local boat builder. Cathedral Square is the site of Christchurch Cathedral. Near there is the Theatre Royal. On 33 The Mall close to Waterford Crystal is the building where Thomas Francis Meagher, a famous Irishman from Waterford, held meetings. Meagher made the Irish flag in 1848. This is the flag which is now used for Ireland.

                                     
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