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Address: Cashel, Ireland
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+353 62 61437
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09:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:30
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A majestic medieval fortress now in ruins: contains the Hall of Vicars and...

A majestic medieval fortress now in ruins: contains the Hall of Vicars and a 13th century cathedral.

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Absolutely incredible.

The view from the road as we approached the rock was unbelievable. You cannot imagine the vast size and beauty of this building from a simply a photo. Great tour guide. Incredible... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Dawn Q
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Wexford, Ireland
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Wexford, Ireland
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The view from the road as we approached the rock was unbelievable. You cannot imagine the vast size and beauty of this building from a simply a photo. Great tour guide. Incredible history. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Dawn Q
Hewitt, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Rock is an imposing sight to behold as you walk up to the entrance. The views are so beautiful and the history is very interesting as well. My family and I did not take a guided tour and chose to explore on our own. It's great that they are working so hard to restore different parts of the buildings.... More 

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Jerseyville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If time allows it is well worth the guided tour to get all of the history. Great view of the area and Hoare Abbey.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The history of the Rock of Cashel, it's beauty, and its commanding position (and views) of the region make it a special place -- even for Ireland. Frankly, Rock of Cashel by itself was more impressive than the combined attractions of Dublin.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing piece of medieval history, dating from the 13th century ahead of the Norman invasions. The views of the midlands are pretty awesome, and there is a 30 minute video viewing to give an historical context to the uninitiated. Some rooms of the castle has been restored to how they would have been centuries ago, while larger... More 

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Axminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful view. Minimum stairs, so reasonable access for disabled visit inside. Informative video to watch.

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Thank 615valerie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rock of Cashel was amazing, even with the scaffolding up on part of the building and not being able to tour Cormac's Chapel, but the scaffolding is coming down now! All I can say is that I absolutely loved the part of it that was open to us, so it'll be even better when the whole thing is open.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the Rock. Certainly, it is impressive. Awe-inspiring. We did not take a guided tour. The crowds were a bit oppressive when we went, so you felt unable to really stand and appreciate all you were seeing. It's a marvel. We went during what is normally considered to be a shoulder month. I'd not go during high season. There... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Admittedly, one could wonder around the castle and see wonderful sights from the view out over the paddocks full of black and white cows to the ancient carvings in the chapel but we were lucky enough to have a great guide who made sense of every aspect of the building and its surrounds for us.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Rock of Cashel was one of our highlights in Ireland. It is very impressive what people were able to build centuries ago. And wow - it must have been even more impressive back in that days. The view from to Rock of Cashel is great - we had a day of blue sky and sunshine and could overlook almost... More 

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