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Mizen Vision

Address: Mizen Head, Golleen, Not Cork, Cork, Ireland
Phone Number: 28 35115
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Ranked #6 of 69 Attractions in Cork
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Lookouts, Outdoors
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Owner description: Rising 700 feet above the ocean, this is the southernmost point in Ireland. The Signal Station on the point offers excellent views of the coastline and marinelife.

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Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Excellent facilities with lovely staff to hand. Food really good with much variety. The Mizen Head walk is an amazing experience with outstanding views at every turn. A fairly robust level of fitness is required to complete the full walk as there are many steps and steep hills but it is well worth the effort to cover the entire area... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We didn't originally have Mizen Vision on our list of places to see. However, on our last night in Cork a nice gentleman that we befriended at the pub told us we should definitely go if we had time. So we did - and that was one of the best recommendations we received during the entire 2 week trip. The... More

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Devon, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Magical! worth the visit, thoroughly enjoyed walking along the bridge and checking out the view points, although windy and breezy the views were unbelievable and the history behind it is amazing, romantic walks and perfect photo opportunities

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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Weather wasn't perfect but if anything that added to our visit. Photos atmospheric as a result. Cafe food excellent quality. Fish and chips. Lovely fresh food quality sandwiches. Good coffee and scones with cream.

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Chicago, Illinois
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Drive here ... period! Do not miss this natural wonder, which attracts people from all over Ireland and the world ...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The drive from Cork to Mizen head was amazing and after reaching the destination, that view of ocean hitting the rocks was absolutely thrill to watch .. Would have loved to stay at the site more but rain stopped us from having better experience of the place .... No complains , we enjoyed the time when we there...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Oh my gosh the spectacular coastline took our breaths away . Even though it was blowing a gale and it was pouring with rain it did not stop us from being totally stunned by such awesome scenery

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Cologne, Germany
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We went here on our way from Cork to Dingle. It wasn't really 'on the way' but I am really glad we took the time and effort to go. The views are stunning as everyone has said and definitely much quieter than the Cliffs of Moher. The walk along to the information centre right on the point is paved and... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

It's hard for me to decide what is better the drive to Mizen Head or the signal station itself. Both are spectacular. Pay the price and do the hike over the bridge and out to the signal station. Don't hurry, enjoy the view and the displays. You'll find a cafe and gift shop as well, so stay a while. If... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My husband and I went to both the Cliffs and Moher and Mizen Vision during our recent trip to Ireland. And while I loved both experiences, I must say that Mizen Vision was much less crowded and full of tourists EVERYWHERE! It was actually much easier to get photos at Mizen Vision because other tourists weren't walking in our shots... More

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