The title “ecclesiastical capital” doesn’t exactly make Armagh sound like an urban metropolis, but its blend of culture, cathedrals and charm makes for a special destination. Plus it's only one hour from Belfast city.
Ancient Special City
Armagh Armagh Visitor Information Centre, 40 English Street, Armagh, Northern Ireland
The attractive little cathedral city of Armagh (Ard Macha) has been an important religious centre since the 5th century, and remains the ecclesiastical capital of Ireland.
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where the ancient kings ruled
Navan Centre and Fort-Emain Macha 81 Killylea Road, Armagh, Northern Ireland
Navan Centre & Fort is a place where myth and reality meet. It is one of Ireland’s most famous and important archaeological sites, the legendary Emain Macha.
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Armagh’s Anglican Cathedral
Saint Patrick’s Cathedral Armagh Cathedral Close, Armagh, BT61 7EE, Northern Ireland
Saint Patrick’s Church of Ireland Cathedral stands on the hill from which the City of Armagh derives its name—Ard Macha; the hill of Macha.
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