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Kildare is a beautiful town in County kildare in republic of Ireland. Kildare lies at a distance of almost 50 km at the west of Dublin close enough for it to become a traveler town for the capital despite being a regional centre. In the pre-Christian era it was the place of worship to Celtic Goddess Brigid. Succeeding the starting of Christianity in the fifth and the sixth century Kildare became the base of Christian Saint Brigid, who discovered an exclusive monastery of nuns and monks on the place of the existing cathedral.
However, regardless of the fact that kildare is a very small town still offers various attractive places fascinating a large numbers of tourists every year from almost all over the world.
Kildare is a habitat to the Irish National Stud where you can notice some of the finest horses and also splendid gardens including St. Fiachra's Garden and the Japanese Garden, both in a traditional Irish style and contemporary Japanese style.
The ancient holy site Saint Brigid's Well is at a distance of just few minutes and the pretty Woodstock estate is situated 15 kilo meters south east of kildare which are definitely worth visiting. Furthermore, the surrounding countryside in the county kildare is largely used for horse breeding where one can experience stunning horses.
This small town also offers various sports club including the round towers GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association), Kildare Dragons (Rugby League) and the Cill Dara RFC (Rugby union). In addition, kildare also gives a great opportunity for shopping enthusiasts. The market houses are the most notable feature of this town with varying styles of size, architecture and ornamentation making. Also, cafes provide great opportunity for recuperation and rest while shopping.
However, a stroll around kildare, its various attractions is not much dependent on the season and the weather, one can simple visit at any time of the year. Nevertheless make it a point to stay away from the rush hour travel to and from Dublin.
The major suburbs in Kildare are: Bishopsland, Dunmurry, Greyabbey, Knockshough, Loughminane, Mooretown and Whitesland.