The city of Londonderry, sometimes known simply as Derry, is located in County Londonderry in Ireland. The original walled city is situated on the west bank of the River Foyle, while the modern city is located on the opposite bank. Two bridges span the river. There are many things to see and do in Londonderry, in particular, shopping. The town also has an active nightlife on the weekends as it is home to numerous pubs. Tourists will also find there are numerous eating and dining establishments as well as hotels in the Londonderry area as well.
The Irish County Londonderry has an administrative centre with the same name. The county itself is in the Ulster province in Northern Ireland. The local differentiate the county name from the city as calling the city by a short of Derry. The county by any standard can be termed as a catholic majority area according to the statistics.
The award winning Tower Museum should be your first stop while visiting this mesmerizing city. It was inaugurated in the early 90's and since then it offers two permanent exhibitions throughout the year. So to add a little humor we can say that it is those exhibitions that you can't miss even if you want to. The exhibitions carry lovely names and excellent presentations. The first exhibition "The Story of Derry" as its name suggest narrates the historic development this city has seen from the earliest times to the present day. The second exhibition narrates the story of a ship; La Trinidad Valencera and it encompass all the phases from the construction to its sinking. All the latest technology from multimedia projectors to the display units are used to make the experience closer to reality.
Well a sincere recommendation is that you should not miss the spectacular view of the city from the top of this amazing museum. Not only that you get astonishing views of the city but you can even enjoy the river flowing nearby. The city is the household name in the whisky lovers as it is the home of the Old Bushmills Distillery, which carries a historical background with it with taste.