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Muckross Abbey

Muckross Estate, Killarney, Ireland
353-64-31633
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Ranked #10 of 65 Attractions in Killarney
Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites
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San Diego, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

This is all self guided. A wonderful place with a lot of character. If your not watching you will past it by.

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bkrchq
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The Abbey is worth a look and a great place to start a one-day walk: Abbey to Muckross House around the lake and back.

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Guelph, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
28 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Another fantastic medieval ruin that is situated within Killarney National Park. It's beautiful to explore, very peaceful (as an Abbey should be). Its size is a bit deceptive - it seems larger once you step inside. The surrounding graveyard is active and one needs to be mindful and respectful of those that have come to visit the grave of a... More

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Cork, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Visited this place in August with a few friends. It was extremely busy and the grounds etc are all beautifully kept. I was not feeling very well while I was there and what I noticed was there was nowhere that I could see to sit down in the grounds. We walked to the cafe at the back and got seating... More

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Mississippi, USA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This abbey was very peaceful and beautiful. Sad that such a lovely place is no longer in use, other than the cemetery that is.

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Hinsdale, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The open air sarcristy and yew tree~you have to see Iit. I didn't dislike anything about it. We came across it while we were jogging in the park one mornimg.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

not in the best condition, but the deciding factor to not rebuild this abbey is a disappointment. It would be amazing to see redone, but still a great site for photos and it isn't far from the rest of the sites on the park.

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Tucson, Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This is a peaceful and beautiful place that is about a 20 minute walk from Muckross house. Photographers will particularly like going here.

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Summerfield
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18 reviews 18 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The guides are great, and the opulence is truly astonishing!! Do not miss it. It is hard to believe that people actually lived in such a fabulous place

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Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The Abbey is huge and you are able to explore every inch of it on your own. If your in Killarney National Park its worth a visit

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