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“Spectacular castle”
Review of Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny Castle
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Ranked #1 of 77 things to do in Kilkenny
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Owner description: A stately castle dating back to the 13th century.
Reviewed 31 August 2014

a well preserved and presented castle. A bonus not having to pay because it was heritage week. Wonderfully stocked with antiques, furniture and a very expansive collection of art. The grounds around are huge with lovely gardens and fountain. You can really experience the feeling of the time. A must do if visiting the town.

3  Thank JacquesSydney
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"beautiful grounds"
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"picture gallery"
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"butler family"
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"well worth a visit"
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"interesting history"
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Reviewed 30 August 2014

The tour is interesting but very short. The grounds are fabulous though especially if you get good weather

1  Thank L C
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Reviewed 30 August 2014

Kilkenny Castle stands dramatically on a strategic height that commands a crossing on the River Nore and dominates the 'High Town' of Kilkenny City. The castle is a must see for all visitors to the city whether national or international. The castle is surrounded by fantastic rose gardens to the front and a large city centre park to the rear.

While it is free to enter the castle park and gardens there is a small charge to tour the castle.

Adults:.........................................€6.00
Senior Citizens:.............................€4.00
Students/Children of 6 & over:........€2.50
Family:........................................€14.00
Groups (20+ Adults/Seniors).........€4.00

2  Thank Seankk
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Reviewed 30 August 2014

Great history tour. Gives you a real insight into life "then". The grounds are beautiful. We started by walking through the grounds where there was a fantastic pond with ducks and lovely fauna and grounds and then toured inside the castle.

2  Thank Karen C
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Reviewed 28 August 2014

This is a great castle to visit full of history in a historic city. This castle is very well restored and you don't need to go into the castle to enjoy the historic feel to the place. The grounds are great too. I would combine a stay in the city with a visit because there is a great vibe to the city at night as well.

1  Thank Declan O
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