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Review of Cork City Gaol

Cork City Gaol
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US$17.58*
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Jameson Experience in County Cork
Ranked #8 of 148 things to do in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Corks Most Captivating Experience:A step back in time to see what 19th/early 20th century life was like-inside and outside prison walls. Historical experience brought to life with amazingly lifelike figures, furnished cells, sound effects & fascinating exhibitions.
Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“So interesting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

A very well done attraction. Lots of history. They provide you a booklet that takes you on a tour of the jail - it gives little stories and bits of info - super interesting! It is a beautiful and creepy place. Well worth a trip!

Visited October 2016
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“so cool like hoing back in time a great way to spend a hr or two would recommend it bring the kids”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Loads of history a fab place will go back great way to share our history with kids. Also I brought a few people from the UK they were so impressed

Visited September 2016
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southampton uk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Very interesting couple of hrs we took the hop on hop off bus got to the gaol got off looked around very interesting to find out how they had lived and suffered at the hands of the authorities

Visited October 2016
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Claresholm, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Well done attraction.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

They added a special twist to the gaol by putting manikins in the calls portraying the past. Well worth a visit.

Visited September 2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Very interesting w lovely architecture. Buy the audio guide! ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

So much more than meets the eye at the gatehouse! Purchase the audio guide for €2 more for the full experience. Informative, interesting and a beautiful building part of Ireland's history.

Visited October 2016
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