The Arigna Mining Experience has been named amongst the Top 10 Irish Landmarks to visit in the Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards.
The world renowned travel website produces lists annually based on the reviews and opinions of millions of site members who use their service.
Opened in April 2003 the Arigna Mining Experience provides visitors with a unique insight into what coal mining life was like in the Arigna Valley, since its beginning in the 1700’s until the closure of the mines in 1990.
Kilmainham Gaol topped the Irish list for the fourth year in a row and the Top 10 is as follows:
1. Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin
2. Blarney Castle & Gardens, Co. Cork
3. Trinity College, Dublin
4. Muckross House & Gardens, Co. Kerry
5. Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny
6. Dun Dúchathair, Aran Islands
7. Bunratty Castle, Co. Clare
8. Arigna Mining Experience
9. Leap Castle, Roscrea, Co. Offaly
10. Glendalough, Co. Wicklow
More details of the Irish List and World lists – where Machu Picchu, Peru has been named as the Top Landmark to visit, can be found here