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List of things to do and see while in Ireland. What are the most popular attractions in Ireland? This list ranks the best tourist attractions in Ireland. With lush landscapes and spectacular scenery, the European island nation is one of Europe's top travel destinations. From castles to cliffs, the sea and the countryside, there are plenty of great destinations in Ireland. 

Dublin is the most-visited city in Ireland, with attractions like the Dublin Castle and the Guinness Storehouse drawing in most of the country's visitors each year. Though the region is rooted in its rich history, the Spire of Dublin brings a taste of modern architecture to the region. Other top cities to visit in Ireland include Belfast, the largest city in Northern Ireland, and Cork, a city that sits on the River Lee. Cork Harbor is one of the world's largest natural harbors. Still, Ireland is mostly known for its Celtic past with Neolithic artifacts surrounding the region. 

Ireland experiences mild climates with frequent rainfall, so it's best to prepare for drizzly and overcast days while exploring the popular attractions in Northern Island. Don't forget to kiss the Blarney Stone, grab a pint of Guinness and shoot whiskey during a game of rugby or traditional Gaelic sports such as handball and hurling.  

What are the best things to do and see in Ireland? Use this top list to vote up the most popular tourist attractions in Ireland or add your favorite Irish experience.  

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Cliffs of Moher is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Cliffs of Moher Burren, County Clare, Ireland

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The Burren is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
The Burren County Clare, Republic of Ireland

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Giant's Causeway is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Giant's Causeway County Antrim, Northern Ireland

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Bunratty Castle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Bunratty Castle Republic of Ireland

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Dingle Peninsula is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Dingle Peninsula Republic of Ireland

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Connemara is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Connemara County Galway, Republic of Ireland

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Dublin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Dublin Ireland

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Lakes of Killarney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Lakes of Killarney Killarney, Republic of Ireland

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Skellig Michael is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Skellig Michael County Kerry, Ireland

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Aran Islands is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Aran Islands County Galway, Ireland

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Rock of Cashel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Rock of Cashel Republic of Ireland

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Blarney Castle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Blarney Castle / Blarney Stone County Cork, Republic of Ireland

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Grianan of Aileach is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Grianan of Aileach County Donegal, Ireland

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Glendalough is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Glendalough Ireland

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Holy Cross Abbey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Holy Cross Abbey Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland

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Belfast City Hall is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Belfast City Hall Belfast, United Kingdom

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Brú na Bóinne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Brú na Bóinne Republic of Ireland

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Croaghaun is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Croaghaun County Mayo, Republic of Ireland

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Devenish Island is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Devenish Island Lough Erne, Northern Ireland

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Achill Island is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Achill Island County Mayo, Republic of Ireland

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Menai Suspension Bridge is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland

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Mount Stewart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Mount Stewart County Down, Northern Ireland

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Bantry House is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Bantry House Republic of Ireland

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Clonmacnoise is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Clonmacnoise Republic of Ireland

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River Lagan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
River Lagan Europe

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Belfast Castle is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Belfast Castle Belfast, United Kingdom

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Penrhyn Castle is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Penrhyn Castle United Kingdom

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Castletown House is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Castletown House Celbridge, County Kildare, Ireland

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Belfast Zoo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Belfast Zoo Belfast, United Kingdom

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Céide Fields is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Céide Fields Republic of Ireland

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Clandeboye Estate is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Clandeboye Estate Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland

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Ulster Museum is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Ulster Museum Republic of Ireland

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Carrickfergus Castle is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Carrickfergus Castle County Antrim, Northern Ireland

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Crescent Arts Centre is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Crescent Arts Centre Republic of Ireland

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Traeth Coch is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Traeth Coch Europe

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Windsor Park is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Windsor Park Dominica

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Britannia Bridge is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Britannia Bridge United Kingdom

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Ardhowen Theatre is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Ardhowen Theatre Enniskillen, United Kingdom

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Boa Island is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Boa Island Lough Erne, Northern Ireland

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Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park Republic of Ireland

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Ebrington Square is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Ebrington Square Derry, Northern Ireland

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Lusty Beg Island is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Lusty Beg Island Lough Erne, Northern Ireland

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Austins is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Austins Derry, Northern Ireland, Ireland

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Ten Square is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Ten Square Donegall Square South, Belfast, Northern Ireland

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Menai Strait is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Menai Strait Ireland, Ireland, Europe

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Slieve Gullion is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland

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Penrhyn Quarry is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Penrhyn Quarry Bethesda

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Cavehill is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Cavehill Belfast, United Kingdom

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Aber Falls is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Aber Falls Wales

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Slieve Donard is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Ireland
Slieve Donard Europe