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“Ruin but really interesting”
Review of James Fort

James Fort
Ranked #4 of 32 things to do in Kinsale
Certificate of Excellence
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Cork, Ireland
Level 6 Contributor
120 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Ruin but really interesting”
Reviewed 6 July 2014

I love coming to Kinsale and I always bring my friends here to explore..James fort is a hidden ruin of Kinsale. I really recommend exploring it...Its not as big as Charles Fort but its well worth a visit and you get good views of Kinsale from here.

Visited July 2014
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Charleston, South Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
102 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Great historical site”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

The size of this fort was incredible. This site is worth a few hours just to walk around the fort and see a few small exhibits. Since it overlooks the harbor and sea, it is a lovely site.

Visited May 2014
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Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Very old castle”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

This castle was hidden up a hill behind the harbour. For older people it would be quite a walk. It was like many castles in Ireland that are in ruins. If you are filling in time it is worth looking at. Beautiful view of Kinsale Harbor.

Visited May 2014
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“After 16 visits... finally got here!”
Reviewed 15 June 2014

We had gorgeous weather and decided to hit the fort and walk around and it was nice. Well worth it if you have great weather.

Visited June 2014
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USA
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great views”
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Abandoned fort, as interesting as Charles, about 40 min from Kinsale on foot. Great views on Kinsale, Charles fort, and the bay.

Visited May 2014
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