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Ross Castle

Ross Road, Killarney, Ireland
353-64-35851
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Ranked #19 of 65 Attractions in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Castles
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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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Brooklyn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

You must take the guided tour to get the whole story but the museum and exhibits are very good. Allow 2 hours.

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Darwen, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

Fantastic lakeside location with majestic views. A small pier where the boats leave for lake trips. Also the jaunting carts available back to the town centre. Small gift shop and café open with picnic area. Toilets also available. Lots of things to take photos of. After being dropped off by our coach tour we enjoyed a picnic by the lake... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Stunning place, gorgeous lakeside location, horse and cart rides, boat tours. Toilets are available although they need a good clean. There is no cafe or shop despite signposts indicating that there are both.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

We had an interesting tour of Ross Castle, the tour guide was very informative and the castle full of history. Be prepared to climb a lot of stone steps via the spiral staircase (covers four floors). It felt a bit scary as there wasn't a decent handrail but rather only a centre pole to hold onto.

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Photo opportunities and plenty of stone for you to capture in your camera, if you visit without a camera you are silly!! This place is grand and worth a revisit.

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Davis, California
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11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

A very nice example of a castle that is readily reached. It is located right in Killarney within the National Park. The castle has tours and is right on the edge of one of the 4 lakes in the park.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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32 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I loved touring Ross Castle. We arrived on a busy day near closing time. We were able to squeeze into one of the last tours of the day and I'm really glad we did. The castle is expertly maintained and our guide was really knowledgeable. We learned a few things that we hadn't gotten from other castle tours. Highly reccommend... More

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Coeur D Alene
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Best seen from a tour boat on the lake to appreciate its romantic outline. The piper in kilts got as much attention as the castle!

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Moncton, Canada
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133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

we were taken to the castle by Jaunting Car, which was an experience. Lovely scenery and a nice walk. the day we were there it was very cool and the lake boats weren't available for rental but we did get some very pictures.

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Piraeus, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Amazing boat trip with the little boat, in front of the ross castle. Worrh the trip. The weather must be good though.

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