Take a step back in time and visit Derry-Londonderry where you will find a city crammed full of heritage and history.
This is the only remaining completely walled city in Ireland. The walls were built in 1613-1618 as a defence for the early seventeenth century settlers from England and Scotland.
The walls provide a walkway around the inner city, are between 12 and 35 feet and are one of the greatest examples in Europe of Walled Cities. This is truly a walled town that has preserved its Renaissance style street plan .
The four original gates to the city were called Bishop’s Gate, Ferryquay Gate, Butcher Gate and Shipquay Gate.
Tours available from the Tourist Information Centre
Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland
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