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Address: Ross Road, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-64-35851
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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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beautiful setting

This was a first stop on our jaunting excursion - the weather was not the best and there really wasn't much to see at the castle but the setting was beautiful. I would love to go... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

This was a first stop on our jaunting excursion - the weather was not the best and there really wasn't much to see at the castle but the setting was beautiful. I would love to go back when the weather is sunny and warm not cold, windy and a little misty. Definitely suggest a visit regardless!

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Dayton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We seen this at the end of another tour, we were last to arrive so our stay was short. It appeared it had potential if given more time

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This was a short drive ( one could walk it) up the road from our B & B . It is a lovely tranquil spot by the lake where we could see men fishing from their row boats, swans and ducks swimming in the lake and deer in the woods. The castle is a ruin and was closed when we... More 

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Ennis, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

It wasn't too busy on the day we visited so had the grounds to ourself. Its a lovely walk around the castle and fantastic views out to the lakes. We were going to take the boat trip around the lakes of killarney but the boat man said there wasn't enough people so it was cancelled which was very disappointing as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Definitely a must when in Killarney. Loved the castle and going for a walk afterwards. Beautiful views!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Although largely a reconstruction on the inside it gives a great idea of what the inside of a tower house was like.

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atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Our visit to Ross Castle was amazing. It is so beautiful with the surrounding lakes and mountains. The weather was lovely, sunny and warm which is rare in Ireland. We drove up and the parking was full so we had to park along the road with many others. It was very busy that day due to the great weather. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Cool castle that you can climb up into, the epitome of what you'd expect to see in Ireland. Wonderful views when you're inside, but watch your step because there are loose stones and open spaces in the floor. When I look at the pictures of the kids in Ross castle I pinch myself that we were there. Magical!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

it was a beautiful day in Killarney. We decided to walk to the castle. It was a great walk. When we arrived. There was an older gentleman there offering boat rides on the right hand side of the castle. For 30 euros. He took our family on a lovely boat road around the lake. He was the life changing piece.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Ideal trip to take if staying in Kilarney and especially pleasant to walk there from the town centre. Set in picturesque surroundings by the lake, the tour inside is informative and worth taking.

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