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Address: N71 | Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
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Pretty Church ruins

It's pretty nice 😊 Church ruins with a lot of History and a tree in the middle of it. It reminded me a lot of the Tower of Belem in Lisbon. But this is one was free and way less... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's pretty nice 😊 Church ruins with a lot of History and a tree in the middle of it. It reminded me a lot of the Tower of Belem in Lisbon. But this is one was free and way less touristy. Would recommend! But there's a lot of slippery stairs on a rainy day

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Tralee, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Muckross Abbey is an amazing place well worth a visit steeped in history and local folklore the graveyard is very old it would be better to visit in summer as it is cold there Killarney is an amazing part of country Kerry

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a neat church ruin near Killarney. It is about a 10 minute walk from Muckross House and worth the time to visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Nice castle with nice viewpoints however the castle itself is closed off (maybe because they are doing work) so you can't see inside :/

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Stunning Abbey - larger than you imagine from the photos with such a fascinating history. It's well maintained, and it felt like you were stepping back in time. Well worth a small detour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We just happened by Muckross Abbey while on a walk near Muckross house. They are ruins with a graveyard, but the ruins are very well preserved and you can walk all around them. It was definitely the most interesting ruins I visited while in Ireland, simply because of the freedom of movement throughout. Definitely recommend it if you're at Muckross... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The abbey is so beautiful and lots of history around the abbey. Its simply a amazing piece of Irish history. Simply stunning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Took a Jaunty Cart for a ride through the park...my wife was in favor, I was against. She was right!! Great trip with a lovely driver and his horse "Sophie Albright". The cart took us past the abbey, by the lakes and boat house and to the Torc falls. Many charming photos! We then went back to the abbey by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

It's so large that it takes a day to see everything. There are enormous gardens, lake views, a house like a castle, traditional farms, a big craft center and a garden restaurant. It's in the heart of Killarney National Park. An adult ticket is €15.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

So I guess there must be a place to explore to bring life to the wonderful nature park and this place is perfect. Lovely history and ruins - haunting to go with the nature. Cemetery seemed to be recent with some deaths as recent as 2004 and all this overlooking a beautiful lake. Well worth the visit

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