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Ranked #1 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Gardens; Farms
Owner description: This state-owned commercial stud farm also incorporates the world famous Japanese Gardens and wild Irish St Fiachra's Garden... more » Owner description: This state-owned commercial stud farm also incorporates the world famous Japanese Gardens and wild Irish St Fiachra's Garden as well as the Irish Horse Museum, Living Legend's, Gift Shop and restuarant. It is also home to some of Ireland's most famous racehorses. « less
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Ranked #2 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks

Castletown House is one of Ireland's best kept secrets. Located just minutes from the M50, on the N4/M4 Galway/Sligo road and connected to Dublin City Centre Bus Routes via the... more »

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Clonfert Pet Farm (Maynooth)
Ranked #3 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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Ranked #4 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #5 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Newbridge Silverware Visitor is ranked in the top 5 attractions in Ireland. It features the flagship Showrooms, the world... more » Owner description: The Newbridge Silverware Visitor is ranked in the top 5 attractions in Ireland. It features the flagship Showrooms, the world renowned Museum of Style Icons and the award winning Silver Restaurant. The Craft Workshop where for decades the team have been creating whole ranges of cutlery and jewellery is adjacent to the Showrooms.The Museum of Style Icons is a permanent exhibition of garments and memorabillia from the collections of the worlds greatest stars including: Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Princess Diana, Michael Jackson and many more.The Visitor Centre is open 7 days and entry is free. « less
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Ranked #6 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #7 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Museums
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Ranked #8 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Race Car Tracks; Landmarks
Owner description: Mondello Park is Ireland's only permanent International motorsport venue. The circuit is situated in Co. Kildare just 40km... more » Owner description: Mondello Park is Ireland's only permanent International motorsport venue. The circuit is situated in Co. Kildare just 40km from Ireland's Capital City, Dublin.The circuit celebrated 40 years of operation in May 2008 and in that time has grown from a humble 1.28Km (0.8 Mile) circuit to a 3.5Km (2.4 Mile) FIA licenced International race track.Mondello Park also runs specialist driving training courses such as Advanced Car Control etc, as well as Corporate Activities including The Porsche Supercar Experience, The 4x4 Experience and the Motor Racing Experience. « less
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Ranked #9 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #10 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #11 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
This 1,200-year-old high cross is a great example of Celtic stone carving.
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Ranked #12 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #13 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Maynooth Castle (Maynooth)
Ranked #14 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Castles; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #15 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Horse Tracks
Owner description: The Curragh is Ireland's premier international horse racing venue staging all 5 Irish classic races including the Budweiser... more » Owner description: The Curragh is Ireland's premier international horse racing venue staging all 5 Irish classic races including the Budweiser Irish Derby. Located in County Kildare and less than one hour by car from Dublin City Centre, the Curragh stages 19 race meetings from March to October. The racecourse features a variety of bars and restaurants, together with a range of facilities for kids. « less
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Ranked #16 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Steam Museum (Straffan)
Ranked #17 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #18 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Rye River (Maynooth)
Ranked #19 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
Wonderful Barn (Leixlip)
Ranked #20 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Nurney Lakes (Nurney)
Ranked #21 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Other ranches and farms; Landmarks
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Ranked #22 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #23 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Equestrian Trails
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Ranked #24 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: ; Forests; Nature and Parks
Ranked #25 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Ranked #26 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Biking Trails
Ranked #27 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Castles; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Solas Bhride (Kildare)
Ranked #28 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #29 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
Scenic river flows through County Kildare, popular for boating and hiking.
Ranked #30 of 33 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
The only surviving 18th-century ornamental farm in Europe.
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