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Address: Castle St, Cahir, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
Phone Number: 52 7441011
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Description: This imposing 15th-century castle was long a military stronghold.

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Game of Thrones....eat your heart out

One of the few largely intact Castles of Ireland. This vast structure is well worth a visit and offers many great photo opportunities. Tours are available or you can just make... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

One of the few largely intact Castles of Ireland. This vast structure is well worth a visit and offers many great photo opportunities. Tours are available or you can just make your own way around. It has a fascinating history as you would expect and is located in the heart of the small town of Cahir which is an easy... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful castle! My husband and I just made it with 45 minutes to explore before closing after taking the wrong turn on a round-about.Its white washed and furnished like it would have been in old times. A real treat to get an idea of what castles actually looked like.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Get a guided tour! Amazing heritage centre, makes me glad I didn't live in the era of very, very short people. Well worth the visit.

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Durants Neck, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This castle was built around 1142 by the then Prince of Thomond. It is situated on an island in the river Suir. It is amazing that this castle has retained most of its defensive structure despite all it has gone through over the years. Come early, avoid the buses.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

So because of this - admission is free. Even though there are area you can't access due to the reno, there's still a lot to see. Hey you can't beat free. Plus the view from the tower is worth the visit and the cute little ducks in the stream next to the castle. Parking is metered. There are a lot... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Cahir Castle is convien rentals located near Rock of Cashel. My husband and his grandfather and I stopped on our travel from Rock of Cashel to Blarney Stone. Rock of Cashel is operated by the office of public works (OPW). This is part of the reason we chose to visit. Prior to Cahir Castle we had been in Ireland for... More 

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Port Laoise, Laois, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

fantastic place to visit ,lovely town ,plenty to see and do. The locals are very friendly and it was easy to find very well sign posted. Very interesting visit and also beautiful walks and gardens.

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Bantry, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We had a guided tour, thought the gentleman's script and delivery was excellent. We were surprised by interior, it is well kept and maintained, kids loved roaming from room to room, the stairways could be classed as challenging, but added to their experience. Great value for money.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This castle really deserves its reputation. It is really interesting, well maintained. I especially liked the dungeon. It is also not too big so can fit it in easily in a day. It is a great place for a day out as you have so many other things in Cahir to see and do, all within a short distance.

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Chesterfield, NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

It did not seem to be particularly impressive castle or experience compared to others we had in Ireland. Lovely views on the exterior and I believe that this might be the best part of the castle. It did not seem necessary to go in, pay admission, and visit the castle to have a nice visit.

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Address: Address: Castle St, Cahir, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
Phone Number: 52 7441011
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Tipperary

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