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Address: Cashel, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 62 61437
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A majestic medieval fortress now in ruins: contains the Hall of Vicars and...

A majestic medieval fortress now in ruins: contains the Hall of Vicars and a 13th century cathedral.

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One of my favorite places to visit in Ireland. The history and just imaging what it looked like years ago makes it one of my favorite places to visit. The view from top of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of my favorite places to visit in Ireland. The history and just imaging what it looked like years ago makes it one of my favorite places to visit. The view from top of the hill/rock is great and just being able to walk around and explore keeps everyone (even the teenagers) interested. It was quite cold and very windy... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were here first thing in the morning and it was very foggy out. I would suggest seeing this later in the day so you can see the castle from a distance. There is an excellent shop at the foot of the castle. The lady working there was super nice and friendly. There is a field right next to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun landmark and view for miles! This castle it what Ireland is really made of! The castle is being restored and offers large tour and plenty of great shopping and food very close by. Good afternoon or morning entertainment.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked a tour through Viator/Extreme Ireland. While the tourguide did nothing but drop us off then run to his mother's for tea, the actual visit to the site was overall, moving -- despite the major construction going on here. Plan a visit when no construction is underway. This is not a visit to me made in cold weather, since... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited the Rock and can only be amazed at the structure that remains after some 700 years The building is undergoing some restoration to maintain the archaeological wonders of the 1200's but it is still amazing to see a building still standing that is older than a lot of todays nations If you watch the short film it does assist... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was a very interesting place to visit and one that wasn't on our bucket list. But after being recommended by our touring company, we were pleasantly surprised. A lot of history here.

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Gresham, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was at the top of my list for our 6 day tour in the southern end of Ireland. I was just awe struck an the age old structure, (12th & 13th century) with Vaulted Roof and Roman Arches, old graves with Celtic Crosses, I walked slowly around taking pictures in amazement, of what man could do that would keep... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hope the restoration is complete. A round tower, cathedral, castle, etc. Quite a collection of ancient construction. If you want to take in such sites in Ireland, don't miss this one! Park in town and take a walk up the hill. Good exercise and you save a few punts.

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Graham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's under renovation, but so worth seeing. Just the history behind it. We did the tour and learned so much that it helped us understand other historical sights on our trip.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rock of Cashel was the traditional seat of the kings of Munster. In 1101, the King of Munster donated his fortress on the Rock to the Church. Today the castle is one of the most remarkable collections of Celtic art and medieval architecture in Europe. The place is truly amazing with round tower being the oldest part dating back... More 

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