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“Very interesting. A must see”
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 19 April 2017 via mobile

Such an interesting place to visit. Obviously, so much history. They have guides to give you the history. Another option is to grab a pamphlet or download a self guided app about the castle and read as you walk through. We would go back again if we ever go to Ireland again.

1  Thank Chris F
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

We loved our trip to Kilkenny, specifically the castle visit. We went on the Saturday before Easter but surprisingly it wasn't very busy. It was nice to look out the castle windows and see locals just walking the gardens or playing soccer in the grass. You can tell that this castle is part of the city, not just a tourist draw. The tour allows you to invision the castle over several centuries of use. The décor and furniture are awesome. I especially enjoyed the Moorish staircase. Lovely visit!

Thank Jessica K
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

This castle is worth to be visited. Especially when you read during the visit all the reconstruction it needed. All with high respect of the place. It is unbelievable all the work it needed. The gallery is fantastic.
Castle entrance is with fee, while the garden is with free access. Nice play to run by the way.

Thank haranseb
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

The Castle is very well maintained, the guide was very knowledgeable and could answer all our questions. The rooms have most of the original furniture, and paintings. The outside grounds is free to walk and well maintained. The view of the river from the castle is outstanding.

Thank Chester B
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful castle and wonderful place to walk around on a nice day! Acres and acres of grounds. There's a coffee shop and playground also, great to bring the kids along they won't be bored.

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