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Address: N71 | Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
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Hop-on Hop-off Shuttle in Killarney: Muckross Route
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Joan's Birthday

After taking the tour around Muckross house and seeing the paintings of the Abbey and then taking the walk up to the Abbey and actually seeing it well worth the walk.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cork, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After taking the tour around Muckross house and seeing the paintings of the Abbey and then taking the walk up to the Abbey and actually seeing it well worth the walk.

Thank Decorator123
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful example of Franciscan friary built in the 15th century. Brief walk from Muckross House. The original walls and cloisters are in excellent condition.

Thank Dick R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You'll find this medieval monastery just a few hundred metres inside the national Park in Killarney at the Ross Road entrance. It's worth a visit just to see such a building, albeit a ruin in good condition. It dates back to the 1500s and was built by the Franciscans on an older monastic site. It's a free visit and it's... More 

Thank Lee H
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely visit to ancient abbey and free!!!! There are stairs involved to see everything. Take time to check all the rooms

Thank louise Y
Columbia, South Carolina
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this place which we had all to ourselves to explore. Nooks and staircases interesting to explore. Go in the off season so you don't have to take a carriage and pay the fee. Also, no need to walk from here to Ross Castle. Drive to the main entrance from Killarney downtown,.

Thank furmanh2016
US Expats
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a logical stop if you visit Muckross house and Torc waterfall. The ruined cloister surrounds a very old tree: definitely striking!

Thank USExpatsThe3Cs
Cork, Cork, Ireland
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a bike ride through muckcross park and came about the Abbey ..couldnr believe our look great for a stroll through and it's kept in great condition

Thank Vicki S
Pardeeville, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit of a sad tale behind it but amazing beauty. It truly takes you back in time. The tour guide brought it to life.

Thank candlelightreadings
Salt Lake City, Utah
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful setting for the old friary with a cemetery and fascinating rooms. the walk to the Muckross House is equally amazing!

Thank stacey m
Loughrea, Ireland
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just stopped there on the way around the lakes. I like architecture much more than natural attaractions (like some very popular waterfall nearby). My friends didnt know where I was taking them, but they loved it! The abbey is 10 min walk from the parking (which can be easy to miss) across the park. From distance it looks ok,... More 

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