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Nice quiet place for a relaxing break

This is a great place for a moment of solitude and to get a breather from siteseeing and to... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
KweqSmanit
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Seattle, Washington
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This. Beautiful old church

This church is beautiful and very well maintained . The beauty and deal of the place is second to... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Phila D
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 May 2018
“Nice quiet place for a relaxing break”
14 Aug 2017
“This. Beautiful old church ”
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Saint John's John Street Lower, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for a moment of solitude and to get a breather from siteseeing and to appreciate some history and architecture both at the same time. Easy to walk to from all points in town and nice landscaping of the grounds make...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Ran across St. John's at the end of the day looking for someplace off the beaten track to have dinner. An informational brochure inside the entrance gave the the history of the church and described some of its decorative elements. I used the opportunity to...More

Thank Taylor M
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This church is beautiful and very well maintained . The beauty and deal of the place is second to none .Parking is readily available

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Reviewed 23 January 2016

Worth a visit in the middle of Kilkenny. Lovely church like many in Ireland and worth the time for a look.

1  Thank Noel M
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Saw this just wandering the streets at dusk, was really well lit up at night and the grounds were open so we could get a couple of good shots

Thank tdhat
Reviewed 8 September 2015

This is another of County Kilkenny's treasures. How they manage to maintian these old places is beyond me, but they do and they are magnificent.

Thank Papafish92037
Reviewed 27 May 2015

It is just beautiful and full of history and marvel. We were so lucky to have a local that was educated in the history of this once magnificent structure that was kind enough to talk with us for almost an hour

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 9 July 2014

St. John's Priory was erected in the thirteenth century by the Augustinian religious order. As with other building owned by religious orders, the priory was seized under King Henry VIII's reign in the mid-fifteenth century and handed over to the state. Unfortunately, most of this...More

Thank Tom M
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