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Kilkenny Castle

The Parade, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 770 4100
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A stately castle dating back to the 13th century.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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The Parade, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic place to visit. Kilkenny is a beautiful medieval city and this is its jewel in the crown. So much to see and fantastic helpful and informative staff on hand. Great tea rooms too which are well worth a visit showcasing the best of Irish...More

Thank Pascalkeoghdorrian
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So enjoyed the visit right around the corner from our hotel in this very walkable city. Don't miss the castle

Thank travelwithpam
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have passed the Castle on many occasions, but we had some friends that came over from Wolverhampton. We decided to make a day out of it and take a trip around the city and take in the Castle. It's only €8 per person and...More

1  Thank Barrscull
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place in the city Great scenes for pictures The tour is good for people who have an interest in architecture, history (there is a short movie telling the story of the castle) Pre-book if you can

1  Thank Veronique B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The visit doesn't take long but it's interesting. Also, take a walk around the park it's quite nice. There's also a couple guides that give information.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Brillant place to visit with historic history uzing out of the walls of the castle. Great staff & very enjoyable visit. Lovely grounds around the castle. Could emagine how kings lived years ago

Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Found the castle really interesting and engaging - lots of information to read and so much history to learn about. Good video at the beginning which explains everything about the structure of the castle and the family history. There's a contemporary art gallery downstairs too...More

Thank thebewlaydaughter
Reviewed 4 days ago

Even if it's restored we enjoyed this castle much. Also the gardens are beautiful. The staff was very friendly and informative.

1  Thank Mihai I
Reviewed 4 days ago

Definitely worth the trip. Fantastic views. Each of the rooms presents a different story compete with furniture, paintings and tapestries.

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful and interesting tour of a large castle that has gone through various restorations through the years, with the most recent restoration lovingly done! The grounds and garden are also amazing! The whole experience will amaze and inform you about the history of the castle,...More

Thank Bruce M
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John T
2 August 2017|
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Response from Niall F | Reviewed this property |
Yes. On a lead.
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adverturegurl
31 May 2017|
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Response from Mike H | Reviewed this property |
We just bought tickets at the door.
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Troach53
16 February 2017|
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Response from Dromadamusic | Reviewed this property |
Yes, lots of paid street parking directly outside the entrance
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