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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
+353 56 770 4100
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Reviewed yesterday

What a beautiful place! Room after room of history. Nicely surprised that there was no admission fee because it was the last Wed. of the month. I could've spend a couple of days just roaming and enjoying the gardens.

Thank Cathi T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed spending an hour at the castle during a windy and rainy day. The amount of work done during the restoration is quite amazing. We found the before during and after photos on display on the upper level very interesting. They also had staff...More

Thank Stewartclan5
Reviewed 2 days ago

Kilkenny Castle is well worth a visit. Most of the rooms retain family history and are original and much work has gone into restoring other parts of the castle.

Thank freddieandlewis2017
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent some time here on a rainy afternoon with the family. Although the history went a little over the kids heads, they enjoyed the quiz which kept them occupied while my wife and I read about the exhibits. As a family price it was good...More

Thank JonathanTopping
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were fortunate to visit Kilkenny Castle on a beautiful sunny day. The grounds are extremely well kept and are a lovely setting to spend a couple of hours. The castle itself is well maintained and full of interesting facts. The staff are friendly and...More

Thank walsall1
Reviewed 2 days ago

Congratulations for all the hard work involved in restoring this castle for us all to be able to visit and get a glimpse of the past.

Thank Grainne G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My children had a great time and learned a lot about the castle. We took a tour on our own and went at our own pace. Very easy to imagine how it was to live in this beautiful castle.

Thank Dcdandy777
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent a lovely hour looking inside the Castle. There are a lot of stairs so would not be a suitable tour for people who have trouble walking or very old people. The picture gallery was very interesting and so many paintings. The bedroom corridor showed...More

Thank Ursula2909
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We've toured all sorts of castles, and I was impressed with the reconstruction efforts. The staff were knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The tour is amazing and and provides a lot of historical Information . When in Kilkerney stop by and pay this places visit you definitely will not regret it . The Price of entry and not bad at all as well.

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