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Blarney Stone

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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Must see in you are able!

We kissed the Blarney stone. Awesome view from the top of the castle. Kissing the stone was more changing than we thought. Seeing the Castle and learning the history was well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Cape Coral, Florida
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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We kissed the Blarney stone. Awesome view from the top of the castle. Kissing the stone was more changing than we thought. Seeing the Castle and learning the history was well worth the time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Blarney Castle is beautiful. Kissing the stone is a must. The queue can get long, we had an hour of a wait but worth persevering. You can see people kissing the stone from the bottom and it looks scary but its not half as bad up there. The guys are very friendly at the top and help you to reach... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

A lovely experience. Lovely gardens and scenery. Wear comfortable shoes to walk around the area. Beautiful small waterfalls. Cheap entry. If you do want to kiss the blarney stone get there early to avoid disappointment. The queue was at least an hour wait inside a tower on the day of my visit. Pictures are available to buy afterwards.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Worth the wait and the climb. They do charge you admission and you should tip the holder (he holds you out so you can kiss the stone) and they will take photos for you. Then you have to pay again for the certificate and photos, but its worth it. The climb is long, and there is often quite a line,... More 

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DeWitt, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Kissing the Blarney Stone is a must if you are in southern Ireland . Its seems higher than the pictures show and you have to lay on your back and lean out but they are holding you up. Kind of scary.

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Ridgetown
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Kissing the Blarney Stone is a must for every visitor to Ireland. The climb up 5 stories of narrow spiral stairs is surprisingly easy; it helps to be in a lineup. You have to lie on your back and look up to kiss the stone but it is impossible to fall, even without someone holding you (which they do). Great... More 

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North Platte, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Interesting. You have to hang upside down to kiss the stone. They push you through pretty quick. The castle is cool but the gardens are even more so. You could spend a whole day wandering around between this and the woolen mills.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Probably you'll end up queuing for a little while towards the top of Blarney Castle, but this is a bit of fun that you shouldn't miss. There were a couple of charming gents up there, one is the official photographer and the other guides you into the right position to kiss the stone (you have to lie on your back... More 

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Winterville, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

It is quick, silly, but still something I felt I had to do once I got the idea. You will wait for quite a while in line, but usually the weather is decent enough and the people around you are in such a good mood that you do not mind, but it does take some time. I waited in line... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Travelling to the Blarney Stone is worth the trip. The grounds are beautiful and walking up to the castle gives you a feeling of going back in time. Imagining the battles that took place here and seeing how people lived is like nothing I've ever seen. The gardens are beautiful and kissing the blarney stone is a must for bucket... More 

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