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As Falésias de Moher (em irlandês: Aillte an Mhothair, lit. falésias da ruína, também escrito como Falésias de Mohair) localizam-se na paróquia de Liscannor, no ponto sudoeste da área de Burren, perto de Doolin, localizado no Condado de Clare, Irlanda. O nome deriva de um antigo forte chamado "Mothar", destruído durante as guerras contra Napoleão para a construção de um farol.[1]

As falésias estendem-se 8 km ao longo do Oceano Atlântico e atingem a sua altura máxima de 214 metros ao norte da Torre de O'Brien.[1] A vista das falésias atrai perto de um milhão de visitantes por ano.[2] Num dia limpo, são visíveis as ilhas de Aran na Baía de Galway, tal como os vales e colinas de Connemara.
The Cliffs of Moher (/ˈmoʊ(h)ər/; Irish: Aillte an Mhothair)[1] are sea cliffs located at the southwestern edge of the Burren region in County Clare, Ireland.[2][3] They run for about 14 kilometres. At their southern end, they rise 120 metres (390 ft) above the Atlantic Ocean at Hag's Head, and, eight kilometres to the north, reach their maximum height of 214 metres (702 ft) just north of O'Brien's Tower,[4] a round stone tower near the midpoint of the cliffs, built in 1835 by Sir Cornelius O'Brien,[2][5] then continue at lower heights. The closest settlements are Liscannor (6 km south) and Doolin (7 km north).

From the cliffs, and from atop the tower, visitors can see the Aran Islands in Galway Bay, the Maumturks and Twelve Pins mountain ranges to the north in County Galway, and Loop Head to the south.[5] The cliffs rank among the most visited tourist sites in Ireland, with around 1.5 million visits per annum.[6]

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