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“Beautiful historic building and park” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny Castle
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Walking Ghost Tour of Kilkenny
Ranked #1 of 70 things to do in Kilkenny
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Owner description: A stately castle dating back to the 13th century.
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beautiful historic building and park”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is stunning, there is art gallery, design and Irish craft centre featuring top quality local crafts that you can actually watch being produced, fabulous cafe and stunning park. Something for everyone!

Visited March 2017
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Vestal, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
“Well Worth the time Spent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Visited March 2017
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Getaways ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Visited March 2017
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Fleming Island, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Such an outstanding fete of restoration ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Visited March 2017
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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A Beautiful Country House, well worth a visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Visited March 2017
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