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Address: Muckross House, Killarney National Park, Muckross Rd, Killarney, Co.Kerry Ireland | Muckross Rd, Killarney, Co.Kerry Ireland, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-64-66-31440
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Description: A beautiful 19th-century mansion with a spectacular view of the Irish...
A beautiful 19th-century mansion with a spectacular view of the Irish countryside.
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Great old castle remains and museum...very old gravestones....beautiful grounds for a long walk. Also on the lakes. Don't miss this and after, hit Torc Waterfall closeby! Wear... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Great old castle remains and museum...very old gravestones....beautiful grounds for a long walk. Also on the lakes. Don't miss this and after, hit Torc Waterfall closeby! Wear your walking shoes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Informative and interesting tour of the home which showcased all of the period furniture, art, and glamour of the very wealthy family(s) that lived there. The gardens are gorgeous with rhododendron bigger and "bloomier" than any I've ever seen. The estate's gardens are expansive - one can easily spend a couple of hours walking through after a tour of the... More 

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We simply parked the car and walked the ground around the house and grounds. It is a stunning setting with a majestic house surrounded by mountains, water and beautiful grounds. We did not do the house tour due to a lack of time, but highly recommend the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The guided tour of Muckross was a definite highlight of my time in Killarney. Take time to walk completely around the house and through the grounds if you can. If you want to rediscover your youth, walk up the stones and take the beaten path through the woodsy part. The guided house tour was terrific. Sometimes you go on guided... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Can't believe there was no entrance fee. This place was amazing. Grounds and outside of house was really tidy. Dogs on lead. The view across lake was Omg as we went when it snowed night before. Snow capped mountains. Beautiful

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

As a regular visitor I really enjoy this attraction . On my last visit I was really disappointed that there were no seats available to sit and enjoy the views. Not everyone is able to keep walking. Plenty parking .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Beautiful,...the grounds and property alone are worth the visit, with guided tours and also pony carts to bring you around.. there is plenty of car parking and also a visitors centre and cafeteria,...even the weather was first class,..there is lots to see and do,..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Well worth the time to take the tour and walk the grounds! You feel like you are living "back in the day"! This is another reason to visit the area if you enjoy history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

A visit to Killarney would not be complete without a visit to Muckross. Whether you visit the house or just stroll the grounds it is a wonderful experience. Jaunting cars are on hand if you like a trip as far as the foot of Torc Waterfall. For the more adventurous a boat trip on the lake gives a completely different... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We arrived about 1 hour before the gates closed, so we kind of rushed around because we didn't want to get locked in the park. The house itself was closed, but walking around the gardens and forest were really beautiful. I love looking at the different varieties of trees and just wandering in the wilderness, so I really enjoyed my... More 

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