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Address: Butter Slip, Kilkenny, Ireland

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Kilkenny all by itself is a great city to visit. The Butter Slip was a nice spot to visit on our way to the Kilkenny Castle.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Centreville, Virginia
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Centreville, Virginia
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Kilkenny all by itself is a great city to visit. The Butter Slip was a nice spot to visit on our way to the Kilkenny Castle.

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Haverford, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is a historic old alley that connects the two Main Street in old Kilkenny. If you wander around look for this little alley and go up or down it. It's a part of Kilkenny's rich history!

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I loved the history of this little alleyway in the heart of Kilkenny. It also connects the two main tourist walking streets in Kilkenny. We ate at a great steakhouse at one end of the slip.

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Ham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This little alley which dates back hundreds of years holds a special place in my heart. I first visited it with my granddaughter over twenty years ago who recited this little ditty as we walked down which I have never forgotten. "IF YOU GO DOWN THE BUTTERSLIP LOOK FOR THE HOLE IN THE WALL WHERE YOU GET MILK FOR A... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

this is a picturesque alleyway and there are a few of these in kilkenny. There's some nice views here and restaurants and shops hidden down them. worth a visit to walk through to get to the back streets.

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South Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Butter Slip was listed on our walking tour and I can't think why. Really nothing to see, I think it's a bit desperate to call this a place of interest.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

It is one of our favorite places in Kilkenny. Very romantic and magic place - we call in the Harry Potter's road :) It is definitely worth to see.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

In my opinion, too much is made of this passage, lined with shops, that goes from one street to another. It's just an alleyway.

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Heidelberg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Walk through it by all means, but it is hard to understand why it gets such high billing (or any billing at all to be honest) in guide books and visitor information leaflets.

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Katy, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Such a step back into time, rich with history and plenty of locals willing to chat it up. Dont just run through it, take it in as you chat with the locals.

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Address: Butter Slip, Kilkenny, Ireland
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny

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