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Kilkenny City Tours

Castle Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
00353 86 730 1500
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Great fun for all

We as a family of eight aged from three to sixty six joined Paul our driver on his train for a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Noel D
Lovely introduction to a grand city

OMGosh so glad I didn't write this tour off as something only a kid would do and bypass it for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Kilkenny City Tours - Black and Amber road train is a unique way to view Kilkenny City - Aboard thetrain, passengers can view 15 of Kilkenny's historic buildings.While onboard you will receive a full comentary, giving a historical and fascinating insight into the history of Kilkenny.Tours are 25 minutes long and depart every hour on the hour from 10am-6pm.Ticket Price:Adults - 7 euro.Students/ Seniors / Children - 5 euro.
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Castle Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
00353 86 730 1500
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Reviewed yesterday

We as a family of eight aged from three to sixty six joined Paul our driver on his train for a very enjoyable and educational journey around the old city of Kilkenny. Paul was very welcoming and fun guy, we had a great fun the...More

1  Thank Noel D
Reviewed 1 week ago

OMGosh so glad I didn't write this tour off as something only a kid would do and bypass it for another. This nice train tour was a blast. Had a fun time and loved learning the history of Kilkenny as we choo-choo around the town....More

1  Thank KCC09876
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The little tourist road train around the town of Kilkenny is well worth your time (30 minutes), especially if you can catch a live tour with Paul. He was so funny and made the medieval history so interesting!

1  Thank erchurch
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We learned so much of the history and architecture of Kilkenny. Paul's stories and commentary were very funny and informative. I had certainly never heard of the sport of hurling and the significance of the black and amber-colored train. He also mentioned that they were...More

1  Thank suzannewebb2016
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Super way to see Kllkenny on a sunny, leafy afternoon. Thanks to Paul for his good humour! I really liked the glass roof and clever design to make the best use of the views. The commentary was clear, light and interesting. I would definitely recommend...More

2  Thank Iwasatawedding
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Totally worthwhile tour, 8 Euro each for half an hour which gives you a history of Kilkenny through Cromwells siege, the Black Death/famine and a concise history of any of the remarkable architecture. Very friendly and helpful staff who went out of their way to...More

1  Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Went to kilkenny on day trip with 4 I.D. clients, first person we meet was Paul and his black and Amber train. Very friendly gentleman, extremely good with the clients. Wheelchair friendly, bit Craic and laugh recommend to anyone young or old.......I learned bits about...More

1  Thank Debbie F
Reviewed 13 April 2017

When we arrived in Kilkenny, Ivan was waiting for our group and we set off on our journey. The commentary was good and very interesting. We went into some very narrow passages and on some busy roads. Everyone in our group thoroughly enjoyed the trip...More

1  Thank mjj742016
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I recently took the city tour train in Kilkenny. It was a very enjoyable and informative experience. The tour guide was extremely nice and accommodating he couldn't have done enough for us his personality shone through. He was perfect for the job. Just a shame...More

2  Thank paulinelippo
Reviewed 6 April 2017

It was a really fun way to see some of the important sites of Kilkenny. The train ride was smooth, took about 30 minutes, had opportunities for lots of good pictures. Our captain, Paul, was super friendly and accommodating as well. We had a blast.

2  Thank TomNikl
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8 June 2017|
Response from mjj742016 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
14 February 2016|
Response from wendhmagz | Reviewed this property |
You can't book for the City train tour, you just turn up. But if you get there in time for the first ride, you probably won't have any trouble getting on. We didn't do a tour of the castle so I'm sorry I can't help you... More