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Ross Castle

Ross Road, Killarney, Ireland
353-64-35851
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$63*
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Full Day Tour of The Gap of Dunloe
88%
Ranked #19 of 66 Attractions in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Cultural
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: 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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Atlanta, Georgia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
57 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

What a wonderful secluded castle! Took a horse-drawn jaunting car from the city center to the castle. Awesome experience. The Ross Castle is situated on the lake with gorgeous topography in the background. Made for some amazing photos.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Visited Ross castle before we became over exposed to castles. Very informative tour through the building and it has a magnificent location - well worth a visit

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Bakersfield, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This castle sits along the shores of a lake making it very beautiful. In fall it is spectacular as the castle and the bright fall foliage reflect from the water. You can only see the castle from the outside as it is in ruins in some spots. Still a lot of places for photo ops though. You go through a... More

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Franklin, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Our daughter found a buggy ride to Ross Castle 20 £ each. The buggy was so worn with one blanket that had seen better days. The driver was friendly, but not really informative. Weather was slightly rainy with breezes. Got to the spot in 10 minutes, the driver said he would wait 30 minutes then we would head back. The... More

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Bloomfield, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The grounds are lovely and peaceful, swans swimming by, with colorful boats make for great picture taking. The lakes and hills and castle ruins are simply magical!

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calgary
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246 reviews 246 reviews
43 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Had very easy access--well organized for touring. THIS CASTLE did give you an environmental impact of the circumstances and challenges of the times. Well worth the visit!

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Phoenix, AZ
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Great tour. I learned a lot about castle restoration and the history of the area. Worth the stop and the price of the tour.

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Corona
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

If you like castles this is one worth visiting. Very cool. Built in the 15th century and I am pretty sure there was no charge.

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Olney, Maryland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Though the castle is basically ruins/ deteriorated over time it is still beautiful, and the setting is lovely by a lake with ducks, trees, bridge. It is a nice photo opportunity.

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Fort Collins, CO
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39 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

After a boat outing on the lake, we took a tour of Ross Castle. The tour was very interesting, led by a very informative tour guide. Took about an hour; well worth your time. You cannot go inside without going with the tour group.

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