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“Cork city bus tour stop. Hop on hop off.”
Review of Cork City Gaol

Cork City Gaol
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US$21.54*
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Jameson Experience in County Cork
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US$130.41*
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Cork and Blarney Castle Rail Trip from Dublin
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US$65.81*
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Blarney Castle and Cork Day Trip from Dublin
Ranked #7 of 159 things to do in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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. This exhibition fascinates visitors of all ages and nationalities and the tour is available in up to 13 languages.
Reviewed 19 March 2017

It was a rainy Sunday afternoon in Cork and this was a good way to spend time exploring and learning history. A little spooky. Watch out for ghosts.

Thank Barbara M
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This old jail is definitely worth a visit. We went on the hop in hop off bus and it was our favorite stop. Well done informative posters as well as an audiotape tour are available.

Thank mhfjpf
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We really enjoy this. It was cold in there so bring warm jackets. The guide was great and very passionate about her job. She gave us a lot of interesting information. We learned a lot and I would recommend this to family and friends. Buy tickets ahead online.

Thank Denise T
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Cannot recommend this highly enough. A real step back in time to see how life in jail was in the 1800's/1900's. A well presented tour so easy to follow OR if you wish you can hire an audio for the very reasonable price of 2 euro. Though it is only a 25 minute walk from the city centre be aware that a lot of it is uphill.

Thank michael k
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Hi to you all we had a great day out full of history and learning for the kids its part of Cork I would to also say to you call next door to the arm barrack


Thank Patrick F
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