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Armagh Travel guide
Armagh : Michelin's recommendations
The religious capital of Ireland, Armagh sits in a fertile landscape dotted with orchards. Rich in fine Georgian buildings, Armagh is dominated by its two cathedrals, the respective sees of the Irish Anglican and Catholic archbishops. The county town since time immemorial, Armagh was proclaimed a city by royal decree in July 1994 in recognition of its contribution to the country’s spiritual life, but remains at heart a very pleasant small town.
Tourist attractions Armagh : Things to see and do
Vicar's Hill GB - Armagh BT61 7ED
Restored several times in the 18 and 19C centuries, the present cathedral is a sober building in Perpendicular Gothic style. The outside is decorated with a series of stone medieval grotesques and has a sundial dating from 1706. Inside, there are a n..
Scotch Street GB - Armagh BT61 7HB
The house is supposedly built on the site of St Patrick's first church in Armagh. It was designed in 1812 by Francis Johnston for Leonard Dobbin, Member of Parliament for Armagh from 1833 to 1838. The houses in nearby Dobbin Street (1811) are also ..
43 Abbey Street GB - Armagh BT61 7DY
The library, founded by Archbishop Robinson in 1771, is situated in a building designed by Thomas Cooley ; the Greek inscription on the front means "soothing of the mind". The library possesses a copy of Gulliver's Travels , annotated by ..