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Kilkenny Castle, Ireland

 
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Distance from city center: 46.1mi
erato's pictureby erato History & Culture travel tip
added on the 20th of October, 2009
The Kilkenny Castle was built in the 12th century. It is definitely a must see, if you are in the area. It was renovated in the 19th century and has many rooms that are available for visitors.
You have to sign up for the guided tour in the castle in advance, you better do it as you get to the town, because there are quite many people every time.
It is not allowed to take photos inside the castle, but you will get a sheet with information about the castle and the rooms.
It is beautifully restored and the park of the castle is also beautiful, don't miss it!

Address:
Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland

Price:
Adults 6 Euro
Seniors 4 Euro
Students/Children 2,50 Euro

Opening Hours:
October-February - 09:30-16:30
March - 09:30-17:00
April-May & September- 09:30-17:30
June-August - 09:00-17:30


How to get there:
It is in the city center, not far from the bus station, it is rather hard to miss it.

 
 
 
 
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