Cliffs of Moher

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Situated in County Clare and bordering the Burren Area, the Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland's most spectacular sights. Standing 230 metres above the ground at their highest point and 8km long, the Cliffs boast one of the most amazing views in Ireland. Being almost vertical, their sheer drop into the heaving Atlantic ocean is a haven for sea birds. On a clear day, the Aran Islands are visible in Galway Bay as well as the valleys and hills of Connemara.

To the south of the cliffs is Hag's Head and the cliffs reach their highest point just north ofO' Brien's Tower. The Tower was built by Cornelius O' Brien, a descendant of Brian Boru, to impress female visitors. The seastack, Breanan Mór, stands over 70 metres above the foaming waves. You are advised to dress warmly when visiting the cliffs because of the cool Atlantic winds blowing in off the ocean.
This is a "must see" of Ireland..
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