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King John's Castle

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Address: Nicholas Street | King's Island, Limerick, Ireland
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+353 61 360 788
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09:30 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 18:00
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This newly renovated 13th-century castle is open for tours.

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Spent 2 hours touring the castle. it costs 12 euro and it was worth it. Views from the top of the towers are breathtaking.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent 2 hours touring the castle. it costs 12 euro and it was worth it. Views from the top of the towers are breathtaking.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I did this tour when I visited the city and its gives you good information about the history of the city. Unbelievable how the city looked way back on the day. You get great views of the city from the top of the castle. A must visit if you come to Limerick City

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ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have visited here many times in 2016. Bought the annual membership card and its a great place to go on a Saturday and spend some time away from the shops. Lovely cafe on site.

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Thank OllieN90
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great afternoon spent at this gem. Great location. The tour is not all reading which I really liked. There was a dress up section, cannons and other pull out drawers and boxes. Breathtaking views from the top. Well stocked gift shop at the end too and not completely overpriced!

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Thank Emma C
County Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

King John's Castle is a must see when visiting Limerick. It is very interesting with some great views of the City.

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Thank Bridget M
Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent very well done magician fantastic even for my older boy. Visited the castle the previous midterm and the kids still talk about it .All interactive they could try on the costumes followed the sheets collected etchings by following the clues great idea kept them all interested the whole way round.

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Thank fitzgibbonmarianne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic trip to see Santa,including drawing and colouring with all his helpers,selfie with a elfie was a must of course and as for the gringe he really should be in the movies brilliant.Of course I don't want to forget Mrs. Claus and Elsa from frozen.the mobile farm went down a treat as did the complementary mulled wine and mince pies... More 

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Thank David M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You just can't miss it! Enormous and fun to explore. The top offers breathtaking panoramic views over the city. When inside there's lots of information about its history. There's even armour and weapon replicas you can use in order to fully immerse yourself in the past. What are you waiting for? Start exploring!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a lovely visit to King Johns castle in Limerick.Full of history and very informative.A must see on any trip to Limerick city.

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Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited St John's castle with a group of kids aged 5 - 11 and expectations were well and truly surpassed. Huge amount of interaction in the exhibits for them, really brought the history of the castle and Limerick alive. Activity sheet and collection of brass rubbings allowed them to explore the rest of the Castle and kept them entertained for... More 

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