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Top 20 Tourist Attractions In Ireland

These are the most popular places for visitors in Ireland.
Based on visitor numbers for 2008. These are all destinations that charge a fee.
The number of visitors is shown next to each attraction. Figures from Failte Ireland

Guinness Storehouse            1,038,910
Dublin Zoo                                     932,000
Cliffs of Moher                              808,310
National Aquatic Centre          706,739
Book of Kells                                 541,364
Dublin Castle                                 365,000
Blarney Castle                            360,000
St Patrick’s Cathedral     Dublin          345,965
Fota Wildlife Park   Cork          331,062
Bunratty Castle                         305,557
Kilmainham Gaol                     300,828
Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre        290,000
Kilkenny Castle                        256,533
Jameson Distillery                250,000
Rock of Cashel                        237,732
Bru Na Boinne                         236,312
Powerscourt House & Gardens          232,257
Kylemore Abbey & Garden                 180,000
Christ Church Cathedral    Dublin         180,000
Atlantic Edge                      166,017