These striking watch towers, particular to Ireland, stand tall above the monastic ruins of the medieval monastery, built on the original Celtic site. The whole site compels many visitors to come but even today it's possible to draw aside and pray, especially by the Upper Lake.

Glendalough Monastery site,  Wicklow Mountains, Ireland Glendalough, the Upper Lake Glendalough Monastery with two of the tall watch towers visible. Glendalough Monastery, an ancient path through woodland to St Kevin's Cell Woodland below St Kevin's Cell at Glendalough Monastery Glendalough at Dusk, Upper Lake

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