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Muckross Abbey

Muckross Estate, Killarney, Ireland
353-64-31633
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Ranked #8 of 64 Attractions in Killarney
Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites
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English first
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Spent a lovely hour or so here. You can walk through the Abbey. My husband took some wonderful photos from the stairwell. It's a very peaceful place.

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Madrid
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

It can be reached from Killarney by shuttle bus , a relaxing place , great and romantic landscape , wonderful.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

If you would like to see a historical building in the area, but are not keen on the crowds, head to here in the evening. I got the place practically to myself (other than some wedding photos that were taking place) and was able to explore at my leisure. A really lovely experience.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

it is always lovely to step back in time and Muckross Abbey is one of those places that transforms you by it's magnificent structure and history.

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Stopped and had a look while biking around the national park. If you like history and exploring old ruins (I do) it's an absolute must-see. If not it's merely very nice and I would still recommend it.

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8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you go to Muckross House, take the time to duck off and explore Muckross Abbey. It is a truly remarkable ruin. My daughter and I were able to climb up the old stone steps and look around. We discovered a neat courtyard with a majestic old tree standing stately at its center. It is peaceful and quiet and definitely... More

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Austin
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9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Beautiful old building. The kids loved being able to walk around and explore multiple rooms and levels. This was the closest our family came to imagining what it was like to live in a building 600 years ago. An active cemetery encircles much of the abbey. It's a 15 minute walk (or you could pay for a jaunting cart) from... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
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10 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Not much to see there. It is certainly not worth the trouble of taking a horse driven carriage to visit. In general, the drivers of these carriages in the area are unreliable and change prices on the spot if they can get away with it.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This site was so awesome to visit. Rode our rented bikes here, climbed around a bit inside of the Abbey (Very fun) and took many pictures. So much history behind this place and the Graveyard has lots to see and go through. Pay a visit!

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New Zealand
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8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

My favourite place in Killarney. A short walk from the car park and there it is nestled among the trees. Beautiful abbey, ruined of course, ( I blame Cromwell. I know reviews are not supposed to be personal but in this case the mad Puritan can take the flak) but in good enough condition to explore several floors. Very photogenic... More

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