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Cool stop

We made a quick stop here when passing through Kinvara. It's such a cool setting, looking out over the lake and the town. We didn't actually pay to go inside, but you can walk... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

We stopped here on our trip out of Galway to see the Burran. It is very conveniently located along the way and good for a drive by. We got out to see it but there was no activity and it was closed. Great view from the road but I wouldn’t bother stopping again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We made a quick stop here when passing through Kinvara. It's such a cool setting, looking out over the lake and the town. We didn't actually pay to go inside, but you can walk around the perimeter without paying, which was fine for us. It didn't seem like it would be worth paying to go in, what with all the... More 

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Oxford, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I toured this castle because my travel partner is a descendent of the original clan. King Guaire is said to have been so generous that his right arm was longer than his left. I think the castle is somewhat small but l loved it and climbed to the top to see the beautiful view that it offered. The town of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Short hours, not much there, but photogenic. I didn't go to the big dinner there, but it sounded like it was fun!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Nice castle with great views, didn't pay for tour as thought expensive for what it was. Easy walk the around castle to appreciate the area.

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We came upon the castle as we were driving to Galway and decided to stop in for a visit. There is a medieval banquet here, but we arrived too early. But you can purchase a self-guided tour of the castle. It's ok, but a little high priced for what it is.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Lovely castle. Don't suffer from vertigo if you want to go to top. Free car park across road. Nice gift shop.

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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

My husband and I stopped here quickly on our way from Galway to the Cliffs of Moher. It was an unexpected detour as we simply happened upon it while driving through. One of the best pictures from our entire Ireland trip turned out to be of this castle with the evening light as a backdrop. There is not much else... More 

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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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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