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Address: Bank Place, Limerick, Ireland
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Hop on hop off

It's a good tour. I enjoyed the sights and the historical information. I unfortunately started too late in the day so I could not hop off for visits because I would not be picked... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2016
DoloresJacoby
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our initial impressions of Limerick were not positive to be honest, as we found it grubby, down at heel and full of tawdry shops and coffee houses. We decided to take the tour to try to amend our view. We arrived at the advertised stop at the appointed time of 12 noon (according to the board) only to see the... More 

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Thank Ginny T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We toured this bus on b/h Sunday. The commentary was very low, and could hear it properly. Some of the customers that boarded the bus were individuals that spat down at public aswell as being very rude to those on board. It was very disappointing, and strongly think that all u16s must be accompanied. I also would welcome a second... More 

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Thank Shellsoh
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took this apparant bus tour but that commentry on the loudspeaker wasnt in timing to where historical sites were stuck in traffic would have walked quicker and bus driver needs to up his manners no personality

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Thank Helen O
West Palm Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

It's a good tour. I enjoyed the sights and the historical information. I unfortunately started too late in the day so I could not hop off for visits because I would not be picked up by a later bus. Good overview of the city though.

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Thank DoloresJacoby
Dorking, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Just been on this tour with my partner and found the tour very interesting. We have been to limerick many times but learnt a lot more about this maigical city by doing the tour. To walk the whole tour would probably take you 4 hours! So the bus is by far the best way!! The bus is over 25 years... More 

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Thank Nigeljdthomas
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Very handy way to see the sights and learn a bit about Limerick. Convenient pick up and drop off points and great value for money too. Tour was great we seen and learned things we would have otherwise missed

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

we had time to meet robby the supervisor and a female tour driver. at lunch time we offered to take them to lunch.they accepted but would not let us pay for them. wonderful time together an a wonderful tour. regretably we lost their mail add.

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Thank memejz6
Maricopa, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This tour lasts about 50 minutes. We saw very little of historic value. The quaint small shops, narrow streets gives it a feel of a quieter era. It reminds me of the small town I grew up in as a child.

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1 Thank TheWiseOldOwl2
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5 reviews
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

The bus takes you on two short loops. Between traffic and stops every few blocks, you could walk the loops faster. The windows were grimy, which made pictures impossible. The commentary lacked any depth. Save your money and walk around downtown yourself.

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Thank PDXNateBaker
Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

Limerick is not a very large city and we found this tour adequate to help us get our bearings. There are two routes that are about 45 minutes in total. The driver was not very animated and I think that the tour was pre-recorded. At first we waited for the first bus on a Sunday and while the bus was... More 

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