Gi­ant at­trac­tion a minia­ture thrill Ir­ish say

Toronto Sun - - TRAVEL - — Post­media Net­work

It’s a World Her­itage Site, a poll­top­ping tourist des­ti­na­tion and a key film­ing site for the fan­tasy se­ries Game of Thrones. But the 40,000 in­ter­lock­ing basalt col­umns that make up the Gi­ant’s Cause­way in North­ern Ire­land are also a mas­sive let­down, a poll in Ire­land has found.

In a snap sur­vey by the Ir­ish Times, so­cial me­dia users voted the nat­u­ral won­der the “most over­rated and un­der­whelm­ing” tourist at­trac­tion in the world.

But lo­cal politicians were quick to con­demn the find­ings. Coun­cil­lor Barney Fitz­patrick said the Cause­way wel­comed more than 900,000 visi­tors last year, and the ma­jor­ity go away sat­is­fied with the “mys­tery, magic and legend” of the at­trac­tion.

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