Waterford’s Viking Triangle
What’s so special about Waterford’s Viking Triangle? Well, this cultural and historic centre was once surrounded by 1,000-year-old Viking walls and today, it’s where the famous Reginald’s Tower sits quietly on the quay. Buildings like Bishop’s Palace and the Medieval Museum have many objects and relics on display whereas the King of the Vikings 3D virtual experience in Bailey’s New Street is a fun, interactive way to learn all about Waterford’s Viking history.
On the mall, House of Waterford Crystal has stunning displays of the world-famous Waterford Crystal glass as well as guided tours to see how the crystal pieces are made. With lots of new cafes, local crafts shops and pretty outdoor areas, there’s no better time to come visit one of Waterford’s nicest spots!
Local craft & design
Watch local craftsmen at work on unique creations at The Kite Design Studios in Henrietta street. Fine silver jewellery, ogham stone sculptures and hand-blown glass pieces are just some of the original pieces that are designed here.
Get a real sense of Waterford’s history with these attractions that will intrigue, delight, and incite your interest in Ireland’s oldest city.
Eat & Drink
In recent years, many cafes have made the Viking Triangle their home and it’s where some of the best restaurants and pubs in town are located.
A spot of shopping
Browse these gems- small, charming and authentic.
Come say hi
This is just some of what awaits you when you visit the Viking Triangle! It’s an area that you can enjoy over the course of a day or less. We look forward to seeing you here and discovering your favourite parts.