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Address: Ross Road, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-64-35851
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: This 15th-century castle is the subject of numerous historical myths...
This 15th-century castle is the subject of numerous historical myths, including that of a ghost who still makes appearances at the castle.
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As far as castles go in Ireland, this one is pretty average, but it is still a Castle, so it is worth a visit and if you are into photography, you can get some nice shots. It's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Miami Beach, Florida

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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

As far as castles go in Ireland, this one is pretty average, but it is still a Castle, so it is worth a visit and if you are into photography, you can get some nice shots. It's right on a lake and their are fewer people near closing time. Easy to get to and to walk around.

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Hiawatha, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Be sure to take the horse cart ride to the castle, you get the history of the castle and the area. There was a wedding the day we visited. It was beautiful.

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County Kerry, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We visited Ross castle on a number of time and also did the castle tour which was very enjoyable and informative. We also go and wandering around the castle grounds and then we took the watercoach tour of the lakes which was very very enjoiyable for the family.

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Dothan, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is by far one of the most photogenic of the castles in Ireland. It's position on the water with hills in the distance make it a photographers dream.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

While the castle itself isn't much to look at (compared to other castles, that is), the surrounding area is stunningly beautiful and rich with water fowl and wildlife. A must-see, especially in a jaunting carriage ride!

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Torino
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This Castle is simply fantastic, on the lake side, with large area around for kids and dogs to play. There are small boats anchored all around the place. We enjoyed a sunset here after a raining day, with a mix of sun shining again after the bad weather. Absolutely suggested!

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East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

If you would like to understand the history of this area, I'd recommend taking the tour of the Ross Castle. It last about 45 minutes and well worth your time. Our family enjoyed this very much. Jeff from Massachusetts USA

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Gosford, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

A wonderfully restored castle with a great tour. You get to see how the families and the servants lived back in history. The tour guide was exceptional and she brought the past back to life. Great experience and wonderful scenic setting.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We were recommended to visit Ross castle by the receptionist where we were staying and we weren't disappointed ! Doesn't take too long to get there and is surrounded by beautiful scenery as its on one of the lakes of killarney. We took a tour and found it very interesting with informative exhibitions. Would recommend to anyone looking to find... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We arrived here around 4.30 couldn't actually go into the castle. There were an amount of tourists everywhere off the jaunting cars trying to get into see the castle. Even the ferry on the lake wasn't in action. I was disappointed that we didn't get to see inside the castle. It said on the information board last tour was 5.45... More 

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