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Address: Castle Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
Phone Number: 086 730 1500
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Description: Kilkenny City Tours - Black and Amber road train is a unique way to view...
Kilkenny City Tours - Black and Amber road train is a unique way to view Kilkenny City - Aboard thetrain, passengers can view 15 of Kilkenny's historic buildings.While onboard you will receive a full comentary, giving a historical and fascinating insight into the history of Kilkenny.Tours are 25 minutes long and depart every hour on the hour from 10am-6pm.Ticket Price:Adults - 7 euro.Students/ Seniors / Children - 5 euro.
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Great fun trip to see all the sights of Kilkenny on a road train at a very reasonable price in under an hour.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Spalding, United Kingdom
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Spalding, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Great fun trip to see all the sights of Kilkenny on a road train at a very reasonable price in under an hour.

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Galway Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We travelled on the 11am tour this morning... Even as national approved tour guide I picked up information I didn't know or forgot about... There is good mix off history and daily insight with music.. a great day to see in every weather...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

great way to see the city, 30 minute tour, great commentary, takes you to places you wouldn't cover on a day trip, great value

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Waconia, Minnesota
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93 reviews 93 reviews
42 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

A great way to see things in a short period of time-but if you don't have a lot of time-don't bother!

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Sewell, New Jersey, United States
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79 reviews 79 reviews
34 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I took the 30 minute train car tour that picks up outside Kilkenny Castle as a way to see the sights in town and hear a little history. This was really enjoyable and the driver is really skilled at navigating this thing through the tiny streets. Very enjoyable singing Irish songs and seeing the sights.

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Adelaide, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The thing I like about these is that they are quick and informative and give you bearings on the city. And then if there is something that really grabs you, you can go back and check it out in more depth.

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Bronx, New York
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401 reviews 401 reviews
210 attraction reviews
248 helpful votes 248 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

KILKENNY CITY TOURS - MOTORIZED TRAIN RIDE The small motorized train travels through the very narrow streets of Kilkenny and gives you an up close and person view of the small historic city. At times, it is hard to believe that the driver can negotiate the small side streets. The audio narrative gives the rider an excellent understanding of the... More 

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Kerry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Me and my friend took a trip on train today, was amazing, the music created a good atmosphere and was a great way to see kilkenny, Tommy was lovely and was a great laugh :-)

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Melbourne
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This is a good way to see the City of Kilkenny if you have limited mobility. However if you are fit enough I'd skip the kiddie train and explore the delights of the narrow cobbled streets and lane ways on foot. You only see glimpses of main attractions and there's no hop on hop off facility due to the difficulty... More 

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Kentucky, United States
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142 reviews 142 reviews
55 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We enjoyed a 45 min train ride around the sights of Kilkenny. The prices were reasonable and the trip enjoyable. A very nice way to get an overview of the city.

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