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Looking into the city center  
   

Looking into the city center

from atop the wall
Derry City Walls, Ulster American Folk Park

May 2nd 2023
Derry is one of the best example of a walled city in Europe, and the only remaining city in Ireland with virtually complete walls surrounding the inner core. The walls were erected early in the 17th century as defenses against encroaching English and Scottish settlers. Like most places in Northern Ireland, they saw their share of trouble during "The Troubles". The walls were a good 12 feet wide an ... read more
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