Places of Interest nearby
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The Cliffs of Moher were submitted for the election of the 7 natural wonders of the world.
They are also called the Cliffs of Coher. The Cliffs of Moher range in elevation from 394 feet (120 m) to 702 feet (214 m).
The rocks of the cliffs are Namurian shale and sandstone. The cliffs are home to over 30,000 birds from 29 different species.
The Cliffs of Moher are Ireland’s most visited natural attraction with a magical vista that captures the hearts of up to one million visitors every year. Standing 214m (702 feet) at their highest point they stretch for 8 kilometres (5 miles) along the Atlantic coast of County Clare in the west of Ireland. From the Cliffs of Moher on a clear day one can see the Aran Islands and Galway Bay, as well as the Twelve Pins and the Maum Turk mountains in Connemara, Loop Head to the south and the Dingle Pensinula and Blasket Islands in Kerry. O’Brien’s Tower stands near the highest point and has served as a viewing point for visitors for hundreds of years.