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“Fascinating” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Gallarus Oratory

Gallarus Oratory
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US$238.53*
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Private Guided Tour of Dingle Peninsula from Tralee
Ranked #2 of 73 things to do in Dingle
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Ancient church built over 1,000 years ago.
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291 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“Fascinating”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

Fascinating historic structure and some stone work. They charge admission to a lot of the Dingle historic landmarks. I'm okay with the fee, as long as it goes to maintenance, but we spent more on admissions along the "ring of Dingle" than just about anywhere.

Visited July 2014
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Calgary, AB
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“Amazing and intact”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

Another neat bit of history in Ireland. This intact, all stone little church is amazing in the sturdiness of the architecture. A bit of description is on the ticket.

Visited July 2014
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Jerusalem, Israel
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“Remarkable historical structure”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

Not a lot to see and don't need a lot of time to stop here - but don't just pass by. Make the detour. Amazing how they built 1,000 years ago and that the place is still standing intact.

Visited July 2014
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“Interesting to see but it is a quick trip”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

Interesting to see but not much to interpret the building and meaning. I loved the movie you can watch with it. Interesting talk about other Iron Age monuments on the Dingle Peninsula and great views of the area.

Visited July 2014
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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“Our visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

This place is fascinating. Even though it was cold and rainy, we thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this ancient spot. The gentleman at the reception counter greeted us with a smile despite the weather (maybe he's used to it?) and was most helpful. The introductory video was very informative so be sure and see it before you visit the Oratory itself. Despite the downpour, we got a rare opportunity to experience a magnificent piece of history and workmanship. The nice simple visitor's center was warm! A must-see when in Dingle.

Visited May 2014
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