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Kilkenny Castle
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Owner description: A stately castle dating back to the 13th century.
Reviewed 17 May 2014

Self-guided but there are people all over to answer questions. The antiquity alone makes this a must-do.

Thank Trish E
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

Really worthwhile to have a look around if in Kilkenny.
The grounds are beautiful and the castle has been really well restored.
There are plenty of staff on hand to answer questions, and there is plenty of literature available.
Beautiful old castle that really brings you back in time - well worth a trip.

Thank RobinVHN
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Reviewed 15 May 2014

Guides would tell you about each room, but you had to ask questions to get them talking. Beautiful grounds. Nice video telling about the castle

Thank Linda K
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Reviewed 15 May 2014

The castle is quite large and very interesting but is only available on a self-guided basis. Quite a number of areas are not accessible and the route through the available rooms seemed a little odd. The guides on duty in the various rooms are knowledgeable and helpful but having to ask a lot of different people for info is tedious ... guided tours work much better. At he time of our visit, no coffee shop was open.

Thank Chris F
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Reviewed 15 May 2014

This castle was owned by one family for over 6 centuries. It was the most inviting and homely castle I have visited, mostly because this family has continuously improved over the years. Its on a grand scale. The furniture is period and gives you a real understanding of how they lived.

Thank Paul K
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