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Clonmacnoise is worth spending an hour or so here. The high crosses, round towers and the remnants of the old monastery are ancient and stunning.
There is a wonderful AV presentation as well as the actual high crosses inside the “monastic huts”.
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My wife and I visited this site and went round it with the tour guide. It's not large but interesting for a short visit. We went to the Café onsite and had a heated quiche and salad, which gave us both upset stomachs that evening,...More
Well, I was here many years ago as a very young child, and all I remember was running around the ruins. This trip was far more inspiring to say the least. Thank you to the lovely lady who was our tour guide, unfortunately I didn't...More
Axing place to visit. A must see if you're a tourist. From the ruined to the artifacts and things of huge historical importance collected there over the years. I'd suggest taking the viking boat from athlone as it gives you a sense of what they...More
This was a GREAT place to visit and I highly recommend it! The history here is amazing and the ruins were spectacular. To really enjoy the visit, watch the free video and take one of the FREE tours of the site. The guides are great...More
It's a really interesting place to visit if you're in the area. The entrance is 8€ but the museum and history of the place are fascinating. I liked the views and the whispering arch, ask about it and check it out!
Clonmacnoise appears in most lists as one of the top 10 things to see in Ireland, and this ranking is justified. It is not only beautiful with a special atmosphere, it also provides insights into the early Christian history of Ireland and the nature of...More
By chance we read about this historical site on the way from Galway to Dublin. Happy we decided to take some time for a visit. This exceptional historical site includes a monastery dating back to 548 AD and was the most important religious centre of...More
Response from jdbooth69 | Reviewed this property |
You don’t need to take the tour! As per the other comment the site does not open until 10am so really depends on how long you have til your next destination. Even an hour at Clonmacnoise is worth the visit