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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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lovely trip around the city of kilkenny

very informative trip lovely way to see the sights of kilkenny as this was our first time to visit here. The discount to other attractions with the train ticket is good

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
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County Cavan, Ireland
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County Cavan, Ireland
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105 reviews 105 reviews
15 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

very informative trip lovely way to see the sights of kilkenny as this was our first time to visit here. The discount to other attractions with the train ticket is good

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Nice train tour around the city. Well worth the 5 euro to see the highlights of Kilkenny. The audio guide was well timed and the weather was perfect.

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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
5 helpful votes 5 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
15 helpful votes 15 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
30 helpful votes 30 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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91 reviews 91 reviews
36 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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411 reviews 411 reviews
212 attraction reviews
273 helpful votes 273 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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