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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting and informative site, even worth to visit it when it's raining as it adds to the atmosphere.

Thank Daria P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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”. Take it all...More

Thank JuliaTheItinerant
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank JohnM203
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Hagrid99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

2  Thank deanoc84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Madhawk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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!

Thank Annastf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting and we were glad we visited. However it is very pricey.Don't know why the visual audio show was in French. Excellent gift shop.

Thank MAUREEN M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Ariel C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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jonesephus
19 July 2018|
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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
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hdoyle2013
3 July 2016|
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Response from texasmum85 | Reviewed this property |
Heather, We had a car. Sans that, I would think there would be local coach tours?
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msj1819
23 April 2016|
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Response from Clair M |
Hi, look up Viking Tours Athlone. A very lovely and informative way to visit Clonmacnois. Hope this helps?
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