5 Best Tourist Attractions in Limerick - Brew Bros Restaurant, Limerick

5 Best Tourist Attractions in Limerick

By Allen O'Shaughnessy | Limerick

Jul 31
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5 Best Tourist Attractions in Limerick

Limerick is such a great place to travel to when you are going on a vacation. If you find yourself in this gorgeous location, you will want to be sure that you visit some of the best tourist attractions that Limerick has to offer. This article will show you the best tourist attractions in Limerick the next time you find yourself in this gorgeous area.

King John’s Castle

One of the most popular attractions in Limerick is easily the King John’s Castle. Also known as the Castle of Limerick, this attraction is located next to the River Shannon and is a 13th century castle. While the site itself dates back to when the Vikings occupied the area, this castle was ordered to be built by King John. This site is notable because it is among the best preserved Norman Castles in all of Europe. In addition to taking in the amazing features of this castle, they recently built a visitor center on this site with state-of-the-art exhibitions and interpretive activities.

Thomond Park Stadium

Home to Munster Rugby (which is among the best supported and most successful rugby club in the entire world), this site is certainly something unique for visitors. In addition to catching the local rugby team here, there are also frequently concerts from big name artists here as well. If you get the chance to see something at this stadium, take it.

Glenstal Abbey

This is another stunning and ancient site that visitors to Limerick can check out. For free admission, you can roam around the grounds of the abbey and its church. You are also invited to attend the liturgy. The grounds of this site have gorgeous flowers and trees, making it a perfect wildlife sanctuary. You will not be able to visit the school or fields when you visit this location.

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

Here is another very popular location in Ireland for tourists to visit. The castle itself dates back to 1425 and was restored in 1954. Inside, you will find a great deal of 15th and 16th century art, tapestries, and furnishings. There are even banquets that you can attend and be banished to the dungeons. There is also Folk Park here, a living village that consists of over 30 buildings. There are village shops, streets and farmhouses that look as they would have in the past.

Lough Gur Prehistoric Site

At a quick glance, you will notice the stunning beauty that this location has to offer visitors. Within this beautiful location, you can visit some of the state-of-the-art facilities that offer interactive media displays that will enthrall visitors. There are many notable features here that make this a must-see on your trip to Limerick.

After you take a day of enjoying the tourist attractions in Limerick, stop by Brew Bros to get in some amazing cuisine. This is a great place for you to finish off your exciting day in the area.


About the Author

After studying Hotel and Catering Management, head chef Allen entered the family business in 2012 moving Brew Bros towards a more service oriented restaurant serving freshly cooked local produce and the finest Gourmet burgers to the great people of Limerick.

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