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Ross Castle

Ross Road, Killarney, Ireland
353-64-35851
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Ranked #15 of 62 attractions in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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Cork, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Well worth a visit, loaded with history and views overlooking te lakes. Small entry fell but a small price to pay, boat trips on offer outside but the weather was not great on our visit.

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Toledo, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

We visited Ross Castle in late March of 2014 and found the tour to be informative ans useful for other sites we visited. The tour guide had an exceptional knowledge of the history and restoration of the castle, and the many artifacts from the same time period that are contained within. The only point that kept from me from giving... More

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

My daughter and I visited Ross Castle in 2010. It was our first castle in Ireland and the guide was fantastic! She covered the history of the castle, life in medieval times, and how these castles were constructed. She told many fascinating stories about castle life; wish I could remember them all! I'm so glad we went to this one... More

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Clogheen, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Very well kept and interesting to tour round. Lovely location by the lake side. Take advantage of boat trips and have a good walk round this lovely area.

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dublin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

surrounded by lake and lots of green, there were a lot of boats around, nice place to visit on a sunny day

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

If you have the time to spear then definitely have a look around. Its a nice ruin that you can have a walk around and there are lovely views across the lake. You can also go for a walk around the National park from here. I wouldnt make a special trip for this and if you are short on time... More

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I visited Ross Castle when I took the jaunting car. It was scenic there looking over the lake and the bird life flying around. It was peaceful and relaxing.

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Romford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Spectacular scenery but let down by the waterbus that sails from the quay adjacent to the castle not operating, obviously the numbers that are needed to make the trip viable are not available in March but a notice explaining the situation would be helpful.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Parking lot is not too far from the Castle. Nice site to see though it was pouring rain and we didn't spend too much time here.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

What a gorgeous place to visit! The grounds are so beautiful and the architecture of the property is amazing! This is what we went to Ireland for!!!

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