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Clonmacnoise

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Shannonbridge, Ireland
+353 905 74195
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  • Average6%
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“round towers” (37 reviews)
“shannon river” (48 reviews)
“monastic site” (27 reviews)
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Shannonbridge, Ireland
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+353 905 74195
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was a beautiful afternoon spent at Clonmacnoise. The guided tour was informative and the guide was full of energy and passion for the history of the place.

Thank karenkkh77
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited quite early in the morning but the tourists were already there in bus loads. We paid 20 euros for three of us. The inside exhibition was OK, few Celtic crosses and some information. It states the outside are ruins of a cathedral and...More

Thank Janulik
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved walking around this beautiful, ancient site. The small museum inside contains three original high crosses, and was well worth walking through. There's also a small cafe to the side of the site, so once you're done walking around and taking in all the...More

1  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is just so much history here. Start with the visual presentation before exploring on foot. Be sure to visit the Nun's Chapel and walk in the steps of pilgrims. This site should be on everyone's "must see" list. Don't miss the adjacent ruins of...More

2  Thank Allan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, you can kiss the stone at Blarney, but you'll find a more pleasant, reflective adventure here. History to the Stone Age. Still an active Christian site. Good interpretive center. Plenty to explore. And that's no Blarney.

1  Thank Peter K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have a great visit to Clonmacnoise despite the rain! Thanks' to our guide who gave a really informative and interesting tour of the cross and grounds. We were amazed with the story of the crosses and detail on it.

1  Thank Audreykx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and a friend dropped in cos she wanted to have a look around. We walked around the grounds but it kept raining on and off so we had to go inside. To be honest it's more her thing than mine, we looked around, then...More

Thank rtyuugfgg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had heard of Clonmacnoise, but had never been until we were recently in the area. It is lovely! The views of the Shannon are amazing and there is great history. The iconic gravestone monuments are there. Some of them are indoors to protect them...More

1  Thank mmmmhh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of our first stops with our CIE Irish Gold Tour group. The tour guide was amazing as was the place.

1  Thank Denice O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic couple of hours exploring the ruins and looking at the grave stones. The history dates back to the Iron Age and continues right up to the 19th century. The museum tells you all the history of the place with well presented displays. Getting up...More

Thank Des T
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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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