Waterford

The birthplace of the exquisite Waterford Crystal, this vibrant city is full of museums, historic relics, and beautiful churches.

The city is situated at the head of Waterford Harbour. Reginald's Tower is the oldest urban civic building in Ireland, and the oldest monument to retain its Viking name. To this day, it remains Waterford's most recognisable landmark. The River Suir, which flows through Waterford City, has provided a basis for the city's long maritime history. Waterford Port has been one of Ireland's major ports for over a millennium. Today, Waterford is known for Waterford Crystal, a legacy of the city's former glass making industry. Glass, or crystal, was manufactured in the city from 1783 until early 2009. The Waterford Crystal visitor centre in the Viking Quarter opened in June 2010.
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