Europe: Temples, Palaces / Rock of Cashel

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While exploring the wonders of Southeast Ireland, adventurous travelers wont want to miss the extraordinary Rock of Cashel located in County Tipperary. Certainly one of the most visited sites in Ireland the Rock of Cashel sits to the north of the town of Cashel, and it combines spiritual grace, mysterious beauty, and scenic elegance. It is one of Irelands most spectacular archeological sites. The word cashel is an anglicized version of the Irish word caiseal, meaning fortress. The Rock of Cashel rises as giant, circular mound 200 feet above the surrounding plains and meadows. A cluster of ruins are nestled on its crown. The largest structure is the remains of St. Patricks Cathedral. Built in the 13th century, the cathedral was destroyed by fire in 1495.


 

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