Glendalough Monastery was founded by St Kevin in Celtic times. It grew to be an influential centre of monasticism and many medieval buildings, including these two towers, distinctive to Ireland, remain.

Glendalough Monastery site,  Wicklow Mountains, Ireland Glendalough, the Upper Lake 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 Glendalough Monastery, watch tower

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