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Tobernalt Holy Well

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Address: Sligo, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-71-61201

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A peaceful place

Growing up in Sligo, this was a place that we frequently visited and even then it had a magical feeling, a feeling of entering a different time .Now returning as a adult I was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Murcia Spain
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Growing up in Sligo, this was a place that we frequently visited and even then it had a magical feeling, a feeling of entering a different time .Now returning as a adult I was happy to see the place is basically the same , some extra seating and perhaps better tended pathways , a credit to the local community. In... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No visit is ever the same apart from the serene peacefulness and lightness of feeling when leaving :) many locals swear by the power of prayer from this place! A definite visit for anyone coming to Sligo.

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Holywell is only minutes from Sligo town and a few short minutes stroll to the beautiful Lough Gill . This is such a beautiful peaceful place with loads of history a place for time out and reflection.

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly holy site and gardens. Nice sculpture work historically a gathering place for mass when it was outlawed and forbidden. Small creek runs through flowing water is nice background site and sound. Not busy and stations of the cross are artistic and mixed into the gardens and trees.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I have been to a lot of places but this is the most serene and peaceful place I have ever been. So very moving and uplifting that even an atheist could not help but question their beliefs or lack of them. I am a religious person and this place just reaffirmed my beliefs. Wonderful, simply wonderful

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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

If you are in the area take the time to visit this special sanctuary and take time to sit and listen to the silence in the presence of Our Holy Mother. You will be struck by the peace and tranquility and beauty of the shrine.

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Downpatrick, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Had to visit Holywell as I had heard so much about it. So glad I did.It was the most beautiful place I have ever visited.So peaceful and a wonderful place I will never forget.

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The history of this spot is interesting. The actual emotions you experience while walking around are unbelievable. It is quiet and peaceful but, not artificial. You personally feel at peace while touring this holy place. This small little treasure is an added bonus to a visit in Sligo.

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Cava De' Tirreni, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

this place has several tombs belonged to old priest and catholic people that sacrificed their lives for the Christianity. the place is a diamond in the middle of the wood. the atmosphere is very peacefully. you can pray in silence watching the beauty of the nature.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

The holy well at Tobernalt was a very sacred space, especially in the early morning. The flowing water added a touch of calm.

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