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This one of a kind ghost tour takes you trough the medieval capital of Ireland. Kilkenny with its narrow cobbled lanes, remnants of its city walls and with its mystic charm, it should be no surprise that Kilkenny is bursting with tales of the...more
Saint Marys Lane, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 85 170 6978
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

The walking tour was led by a very funny, and informative guide, but I missed her name because we arrived a few minutes late (having gone to Langton's pub and not Lanigan'). She managed to fit quite a bit of history in the tour and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

The tour guide was knowledgeable and enthusiastic but I thought we would see more sites around Kilkenny. Tour was only 45mins long and only saw the bare minimum. Site says you would be greeted by a character, which didnt happen, and didn’t receive a completion...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

You might just call this "the witch hunt in Kilkenny". Not ghosty or spooky and you have to wear smelly capes. Just not what I expected after going on many other ghost tours in other cities. Still fun for an hour out in the dark.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Joe was really knowledgeable and answered any questions we had as we walked through town and through a cemetery. Our group was help up to allow for another loud group of stragglers causing us to leave thirty minutes late and the other group was loud...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Curious238401
Reviewed 24 September 2018

So you meet at upstairs laningtons pub and your given a witches came to wear as your guide "joe" walks you through areas of interest and tells of the witch of Kilkenny. It is so much fun!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

This was a walk through the town with "joe". Our group was fun,all of us from somewhere different. He told us the history of Kilkenny in a interesting way. We enjoyed meeting the others and seeing the sights.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

It took some convincing to get my husband to go on this tour with me, but we both thoroughly enjoyed it! Very informative and entertaining at the same time. Definitely worth an hour to get a lay of the land and some history.

Thank MrsRy85
Reviewed 16 September 2018

What can you expect? A walking tour with lots of interesting and thrilling fairy tales about Kilkenny. I really did enjoy it!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Our tour leader was lovely, but not really very into the spirit of this tour. It was disappointing, because we love ghost tours generally. The advertising is misleading. I feel bad to leave such a poor review, but I wish I had not spent the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We had young teenagers with us and they were expecting a much more spooky atmosphere. Joe was a lovely guy and knew his stuff but he wasn’t very engaging as a tour guide. I don’t think I’d recommend it.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Heidi J
16 September 2017|
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Response from ReginaKat | Reviewed this property |
I think so, especially if your child is interested in history (made interesting) at all. I'd bring my kids for sure.
30 April 2017|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Our tour guide mentioned he gets walk-ins frequently. You don't have to book online.
Ellen D
21 September 2015|
Response from Ellen D | Reviewed this property |
Thank you for question. You need to go to mysterious holidays. They will lead you to exciting destinations for Halloween and year round destinations. Hope it works out for you!