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Address: Kinvara, Ireland
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Pretty little castle

This was a pretty little castle overlooking the water. We went all the way up to the top and walked around the outside, it had some wonderful views. We enjoyed this stop because... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Hamlin, NY
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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Having to pay the steep fee for walking up three flights of stairs that long ago used to be free is a tad bit incredible. But if you can put that aside it is a nice stop. You can take pictures of the castle from the roadside, and the thatch roof houses across the road are beautiful as well. Inside... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Closed for visitors when we arrived, but one could book a castle dinner night, - so the good thing was it was maintained and kept. Nice location

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Cambridge, Ontario Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

this little castle looks great from afar, but to see the real inside, you need to bay 6 euros and that seemed a little steep to me. I didn't like that the small courtyard had at least one area (a small staircase up to the wall where I presume you could look through) that was inaccessible. If you're going to... More 

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Hamlin, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This was a pretty little castle overlooking the water. We went all the way up to the top and walked around the outside, it had some wonderful views. We enjoyed this stop because it was informative, pretty but did not take up a half a day to see it. Perfect!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Not Bad could of had more to see no guides to show you round overall boring gift shop had many unique items for sale though

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

A stunning castle overlooking the bay in kinvara well worth a visit,they do a wonderful banquet most of the year which is a great night out for couples or family alike

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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The castle itself is really cool. But truly don´t bother paying the admission (I think it was either 6 or 8 euros, I cant remember) my point being, you don´t get anything for your money, just access to the upper levels of the castle. Which are fine but really you can get just as much sense of the history of... More 

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Barre, VT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This tiny castle...tower house...was just the right size for my granddaughter's first castle. We began with a short narration and then enjoyed exploring on our own. My granddaughter had lots of fun taking photos both inside and out. The rooftop view was wonderful. We saved a few Euros by ordering tickets online before leaving the states.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Dunguaire Castle - A Surprise along the way! The Dunguaire Castle was a pleasant surprise for our visit, a normal size castle, we have visited several of the large estates, but this reminded us of a normal Irish family castle! Excellent staff here, very helpful, and all the rooms were open for viewing including the roof where you can enjoy... More 

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

But other than that..the castle wasn't that spectacular. Although the shop was nice. Visit upstairs and you'll meet the nicest fella making jewelry.

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Additional Information about Dunguaire Castle

Address: Kinvara, Ireland
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Kinvara
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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