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King John's Castle: Tours & Tickets

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This newly renovated 13th-century castle is open for tours.
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Nicholas Street | King's Island, Limerick, Ireland
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Brought my son and nephew to the Slime Lab during Halloween midterm. They both enjoyed it....and the tour of the castle afterwoods!
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The history of this castle is impressive as it is the one that saw the most battles/sieges of all of the castles that we visited. It is also one of the largest, if not the largest intact Anglo Norman castle. That being said, it is not our favorite of the castles we've visited.
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Really well planned out tour, you can't get lost as we went self directed. The facilities were fantastic, not too overpriced, abundance of information about the castle and all the history pertaining to the castle and the times of it's origin. Shout-out to one of the guides,
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Amazing to see and hear the history of this place! What a great way to explore the grounds and see the sight of Limerick. Highly recommend!
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King John was the brother of Richard the Lion Hearted (Richard Coeur de Lion). He was not a popular king, but he built this magnicent castle, said to be one of the best- preserved Nornan castles in Europe. You can find out about it from the explanatory displays. It's on the
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