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Kilkenny Castle

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The Parade, Kilkenny R95 YRK1, Ireland
+353 56 770 4100
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A stately castle dating back to the 13th century.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“self guided tour” (320 reviews)
“picture gallery” (75 reviews)
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The Parade, Kilkenny R95 YRK1, Ireland
+353 56 770 4100
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice day had here we didnt take the guided tour deciding to just wander around by ourselves but their was plenty of guides about if you needed to ask any questions or if you needed more information Would recommend a visit to this castle...More

Thank Frank T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting tour of restored castle. Great period pieces, nice historical narrative. Amazing building and grounds.

Thank rsnow5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a first tour stop for us. Beautifully restored castle. The tour is nice, but I would prefer an option to self tour. I like to take time to admire the art, tapestries and take my own photos.

Thank Jocelyn F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beatifull park tour of the castle a must including the butler gallery very nice coffee shop the paintings in the long are fabolous

Thank michaelcarroll300
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the tour. It is a beautifully restored castle. Our tour guide was very informative. It was very hard to find a place to park our car. Luckily this time of year they let cars park where the buses park so after a few...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Castle was closed by the time I arrived, but walked around the beautiful surrounding park until it started to rain.

Thank JourneyImaged
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This medieval castle and stronghold has benefited beautifully from an extensive restoration. With so many castles to visit in Ireland in different stages of ruin, it is so pleasing to be able to see how such a grande structure can survive a long history of...More

Thank Clare O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely walks around the grounds. Fab rose garden. Great playground for kids. A nice retreat in the centre of the city

Thank Scoopy_1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning. This is really the gem of a Kilkenny a MUST see if you are any where in the area.

Thank so9uladventurer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This castle is truly beautiful. But for me, the highlight was actually learning about how it was restored. An amazing job was done.

Thank Swimallfly
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John T
2 August 2017|
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Response from Niall F | Reviewed this property |
Yes. On a lead.
30 May 2017|
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Response from Mike H | Reviewed this property |
We just bought tickets at the door.
16 February 2017|
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Response from Dromadamusic | Reviewed this property |
Yes, lots of paid street parking directly outside the entrance