Armagh Travel Guide


Armagh is positioned within the south of Northern Ireland, and is the capital of the Irish County of Armagh. In the year 444, St Patrick supposedly founded it, and stayed the capital of Ireland ever since in spiritual terms. In Irish, the city’s name is Macha's Height, or even Ard Mhacha. The city of Armagh is also home to both Roman Catholic as well as Protestant Archbishops. It has an estimated population of 54,263 as in the year 2001 with an extremely low population density at 81 per km². The city of Armagh also has an observatory that is referred to as ‘Armagh Observatory’, built in the year 1790.

It is an ancient sacred site of worship for both Celtic paganism and Christianity. This county town of County Armagh is one among the five oldest cities of the Northern Ireland. It was bestowed with Royal Charter by Queen Elizabeth II in 1994 and its status was re granted in 1995. It is this beautiful city which served as an inspiration for the enticing world of Narnia. A number of Irish myths have grown from its lofty mountain ranges. You can float through the great inland seas and explore an enticing natural world. Being a religious site, Armagh is home to a number of historical sites, churches and particularly Christian heritage. You can enjoy the most delicious food, finest drinks and plenty of places for accommodation. Entertainment is round the clock with so many exciting places to visit, mouth watering dishes and awesome nightlife.

Hotels in Armagh

While looking for a stay during your vacation, you are likely to focus on very many factors like comfort, friendliness and complete contentment. Some other are your financial constrains, number of days you will be staying and number of people. Armagh opens up a wide range of choice for its visitors.

Famous Places in Armagh

Armagh includes plenty of heritage sites, art galleries and museums and much more for its visitors, as well as residents. Some of the major attractions are Armagh Planetarium, Navan Fort and several tourist centers.

Night Life in Armagh

You can explore some of the most happening night clubs in Armagh. Some of the famous ones are Calvert’s Tavern, The Northern Bar, Met Arena and so on. You can enjoy mind blowing music, rocking live performances and lots of fun time.

Entertainment in Armagh

Apart from sightseeing, museums, galleries, Armagh has a number of sports events, as well. Then you can relish world class food at a number of restaurants and bar. Planning a night out is another wonderful idea with so many amazing night clubs

Top Restaurants & Bars in Armagh

For gourmets, visiting Armagh can be all the more charming as it offers an extensive range of cuisines from different part of the world. You can relish Italian, Thai, Chinese, Japanese, Indian and English dishes in world class restaurants and bars. .

Where to Stay in Armagh

You can easily find a place, according to your particular needs. There are very many lodges, cottages, inns, apartments and self catering places available for accommodation. You can find it at nominal rates.


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