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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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Ross Castle was the first castle I'd ever seen. It was so cool! You can't really go inside of it though. You can walk around and go up the the second level. The castle and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Ross Castle was the first castle I'd ever seen. It was so cool! You can't really go inside of it though. You can walk around and go up the the second level. The castle and the surrounding area is quite a sight.

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cork
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

A charnming castle in a beautiful location. We were lucky enough to have the sun on our side so took some nice photos outside and around the castle. The entry fee and tour is only 4 euro so was well worth the fee. Good tour which lasts about 45 minutes , just watch the steps :-)

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Ross Castle is easily accessible from Killarney town centre, either a few minutes by taxi, a few more by jaunting car, or roughly a 30 minute walk. Exploring the site doesn't too long, with a guided tour inside the tower clocking in at around 40 minutes, although you'd certainly want to take a bit longer to appreciate the building exterior... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

When in Killarney you'll visit this place for sure. The castle is ok, not the best you can see in Ireland. Perfectly located with a lovely view over the lake. You'll have to come here if want to make a boat tour: they start from here. It's definitely worth a quick view and couple of pictures.

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County Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

this is a great place to visit, there is a small fee to pay but its totally worth it,great views from the top floor of lake and national park

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

It was closed when I arrived and didn't stay long as there was some fairly heavy rainfall. Nice views and swans. Worth a stop if you like castles.

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

There is not much here it wasn't open the day we were there but it's very easy to get to by cab it's a very short cab drive from town and its a typical Irish castle with some good views and some good pictures it sits on the water and have some nice water view it only takes about 30... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

We didn't pay to go inside, just walked around the grounds. It was near our hotel so we said we stop in in and have a look when passing by.It was a lovely day and the walk and scenery around the lake was beautiful, definitely worth stopping off for a look for grounds alone

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Maryville, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Enjoyed the ruins; was probably lovely in its day. Lovely stream running into Lake outside castle grounds. Colorful row boats moored which made a beautiful picture.

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Galway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

A nice place to visit, preferably when the weather is dry and sunny. It's ideal for a family outing where nature can be appreciated and there is plenty of wide open spaces.

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