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Cool little area

This is a sort of a little alleyway between buildings, and is very cool. Glad our guide took us... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
beth ann k
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Halstead, Kansas
Nice Find

We just happened by this small street, alley. It was an interesting find we stumbled upon. It would... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Stella L
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Butter Slip, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a sort of a little alleyway between buildings, and is very cool. Glad our guide took us through it.

Thank beth ann k
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I stumbled upon this whole exploring Kilkenny city. It's a very cute little alley. While wandering up the steps you might feel like you've stepped back in time to a medieval period.

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We just happened by this small street, alley. It was an interesting find we stumbled upon. It would make for a good photo shoot.

Thank Stella L
Reviewed 4 July 2018

There's not much to see, but the Butter Slip is a good pass through from High Street to Low Street and an interesting story. (One of the stops on the bike tour.)

Thank _kffarwell
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is just a little area in Kilkenny if you see it, you have to walk through it and just enjoy.. Quite sweet.

Thank MsK48979
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This is where they used to sell dairy products because it was cool --- and it was still several degrees cooler than the street. Nice place to imagine history, even if some of the shop fronts have been modernized.

Thank therese l
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this alleyway whilst exploring.... Loved the name 'butter slip' and later found out the people use to sell butter down here (hence the name) because of the cool temperature.

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 28 May 2018

It was a pleasure to have the time to wander the various little back lanes and alleys off the old main street. If only the walls could talk, such stories to be told. Loved this city.

Thank JAJAYtravellers
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting and historical place to see and walk through whether by yourself or with friends and I would make it a point to be able to see. Plenty of shopping and restaurants are in the area. It doesn't take long to view...More

Thank KweqSmanit
Reviewed 7 May 2018

This is cute, we found it by accident. There was litter here and there, which we didn't expect, seeing that Kilkenny is generally one of the cleaner towns in Ireland. Nonetheless, we enjoyed our walk, and the shops in and around Butter Slip.

Thank lienloerie777
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