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Review of Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny Castle
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Ranked #1 of 75 things to do in Kilkenny
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Owner description: A stately castle dating back to the 13th century.
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Beautiful castle restored to original grandeur! This is one of the few castles that people lived in within the last 100 years so it is more than just a stone shell. The restoration was wonderfully done. There are pictures of the before and the horrid condition it was in. It is a self guided tour. The grounds are so lovely and I'm sure even better when the flowers bloom. I would highly recommend visiting Kilkenny specifically to see this wonderful castle. Great piece of Irish history being preserved that we all should support. There is a cute little tea room at the end and a history movie across the grounds in the tower. Something for every age to enjoy.

Thank pulmqueen
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place well maintained. Really worth a visit. On fine days there is a wide open outdoor area that is ideal for families.

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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This historic Castle offers an glance back into the elegance of the Victorian era as well as a peek into the foundation of Irish heritage. Unique and masterfully restored, it is a "must visit" for those who visit Kilkenny.

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

A beautiful country house/Castle dating back to the medieval period. Well kept and cared for with helpful stewards who were more than willing to impart their knowledge of the site. As good as anything you would see on the mainland, and well worth a visit. NB Parking is not easy as the on street parking near the castle is normally full, parking in the public car park by the river behind Dunnes Stores is probably a better bet.

Thank Andykeithharris
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Kilkenny Castle is a beautiful castle to visit. Adult tickets are 8. There is public parking nearby but we stayed at Rosquil House B&B and were able to walk to the castle from there, so no need for parking. The grounds are lovely. Make sure to see the audio-visual presentation before you go inside the castle. It gives you some history on the castle. You will need about 1 hour here. Enjoy.

Thank Denise T
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