Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Westport

Westport is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Westport one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Westport is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Westport or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Westport. Explore the historical monuments of Westport with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Westport guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Westport page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Westport with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Coffin Ship

    #1 of 6 Historical Places in Westport
    Coffin Ship

    Tags: Historical Site, Natural History Museum

    Address: Croagh Patrick, Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Perhaps one of the most trying times in Irish history is the great famine in the 1840s. The legacy left behind by the incident still runs deep in 21st century Ireland. The Coffin Ship memorial represe...Read more

  2. Ballintubber Abbey

    #2 of 6 Historical Places in Westport
    Ballintubber Abbey

    Tags: Historical Site

    Address: Ballintubber, Claremorris, Co. Mayo, Ireland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    Ballintubber Abbey is a royal abbey located about 21 kilometres south-east of Westport. The abbey was founded by King CathalCrobdeargUaConchobair in 1216 and is said to be the...Read more

  3. Croagh Patrick

    #3 of 6 Historical Places in Westport
    Croagh Patrick

    Tags: Historical Site, Food And Drinks

    Address: County Mayo, Ireland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Croagh Patrick is a famous Pilgrimage centre and considered the holiest place in Ireland. The mountain consists of a summit where St. Patrick stayed and fasted for 40 days in 441 AD. Tourists love...Read more

  4. Burrishoole Abbey

    #4 of 6 Historical Places in Westport
    Burrishoole Abbey

    Tags: Religious Site, Historical Site

    Address: County Mayo, Ireland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Burrishoole Abbey is a 15th century friary founded in 1470 by Richard de Burgo of Turlough. The abbey was built without the permission of the Pope. However in 1486, the Pope instructed the&n...Read more

  5. Clew Bay Heritage Centre

    #5 of 6 Historical Places in Westport
    Clew Bay Heritage Centre

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Historical Site, Heritage Building

    Address: The Quay, Westport Harbour, Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Located at the scenic Westport harbour, the Clew Bay Heritage Centre is a rare site. The centre offers the perfect ambience to know more about Irish culture and history. Highlights include: Museum Gu...Read more

  6. Carrowkeel Passage Tomb Cemetery

    #6 of 6 Historical Places in Westport
    Carrowkeel Passage Tomb Cemetery Image
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    Tags: Cemetery

    Address: Carrowkeel, Sligo and Yeats Country, Co. Sligo, Ireland

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