Discover Derry/Londonderry with City Sightseeing
See the vibrant City of Derry/Londonderry from the top of a red open top double-decker bus. Let City Sightseeing introduce you to this historic city and highlight all the things to do and places you can visit during your stay. With numerous stops conveniently located along the route, you can hop on and off at your leisure. Derry/Londonderry is the second-largest city in Northern Ireland. The old walled city lies on the River Foyle and is known for being the only existing walled city in Ireland & one the most exceptional Walled Cities in Europe. The Irish had built the city walls to protect themselves from England & Scotland during the early seventeenth century.
Let City Sightseeing Derry/Londonderry highlight all the things to do and see in the city
2013 is a special year for Derry/Londonderry and it marks the 400th anniversary of the founding of the city. As well as this, Derry/Londonderry has become the City of Culture for 2013, with over 170 festivals & events planned across the year, it is set to be a truly eventful year. Marvel at the City Walls which are the most visible of the city’s landmarks, and are a reminder of a rich but disruptive history. Hop off at the Museum of Free Derry which contains many interesting & diverse artifacts from Bloody Sunday and its after effects. For those who appreciate architecture will also enjoy a visit to St. Eugene's Cathedral. It was built between the years of 1849-1873 and is the "Mother Church" for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Derry. Along with St.Eugenes make sure you take a look at the St. Columb's Cathedral & St. Augustine's Church, both have tours available where you can take in the remarkable history and marvel at the stunning architecture. Another must see is the People’s Gallery which gives you an insight into the conflict that spawned across 3 decades.
Plenty of things to do, by day or night, in this lively stunning city.
Your 48 hour valid ticket will help you plan your stay in Derry/Londonderry and help you get about during the day. During the evening there is still plenty to do as pubs, bars & nightclubs dominate the nightlife in and around the city. Whether it is a traditional pub playing traditional Irish music takes yours fancy or whether it is a more contemporary modern bar that is your style there are plenty of places to have a good night.