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Ranked #1 of 19 attractions in Kilkenny
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Cultural

Kilkenny Castle has been the centrepiece of Kilkenny City for over 800 years.  Occupying a strategic vantage point along the River Nore, this imposing fortress first started out... more »

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Ranked #2 of 19 attractions in Kilkenny
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Ranked #3 of 19 attractions in Kilkenny
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
Owner description: St Canice’s Cathedral and Round Tower are an essential part of the structural heritage in the vibrant medieval city of... more » Owner description: St Canice’s Cathedral and Round Tower are an essential part of the structural heritage in the vibrant medieval city of Kilkenny. This ecclesiastical site was founded in the 6th century and named after St Canice. Cill Channigh is the Gaelic for the Church of Canice, the church that originally stood on the site in the 6th century.The Round Tower is the oldest standing structure in Kilkenny City. Tourists can enjoy climbing the Round Tower capturing great views of the city (weather permitting). St Canice’s Round Tower is one of only two Round Towers that people can climb in Ireland. Opening times from 29/11/2011 to 23/11/2011. Monday to Saturday 10am to 1pm & 2pm to 4pm. Sunday 2pm to 4pm. Round Tower Climb Time at 12 noon and 3pm Monday to Saturday and Sunday 3pm. Weather and staff permitting. Admission fee applies for visit into Cathedral and Round Tower. From 24/12/2011 to 02/01/2012 the Cathedral and Round Tower is closed for visiting. PLease check our website for services during the Christmas period. « less
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Ranked #4 of 19 attractions in Kilkenny
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #5 of 19 attractions in Kilkenny
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #6 of 19 attractions in Kilkenny
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #7 of 19 attractions in Kilkenny
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: A magnificent 17th century Irish merchant's townhouse & garden in the centre of Kilkenny city, open as a museum, garden,... more » Owner description: A magnificent 17th century Irish merchant's townhouse & garden in the centre of Kilkenny city, open as a museum, garden, genealogy centre, book and gift shop. We open throughout the year: seven days a week in summer, six in winter. « less
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Ranked #8 of 19 attractions in Kilkenny
Category: Scenic Railroads; Tours; Cultural
Owner description: Take a trip on 'The Castle Express' for a unique and fun filled tour of Kilkenny. Sit back and relax on our custom built road... more » Owner description: Take a trip on 'The Castle Express' for a unique and fun filled tour of Kilkenny. Sit back and relax on our custom built road train and let us bring the sights of kilkenny to you. Starting from Kilkenny Castle we will take you on a 30 minute tour through the streets of Kilkenny, taking in many historical sights along the way including, St.Canices Cathedral, St. Francis Abbey Brewery, the old court house and many more. Sing along to your favourite Irish songs that you'll hear along the way and make your trip to Kilkenny one that you'll never forget. « less
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Ranked #9 of 19 attractions in Kilkenny
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #10 of 19 attractions in Kilkenny
Category: Art Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
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Ranked #11 of 19 attractions in Kilkenny
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #12 of 19 attractions in Kilkenny
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Ranked #13 of 19 attractions in Kilkenny
Category: Government Buildings; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #15 of 19 attractions in Kilkenny
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Ranked #16 of 19 attractions in Kilkenny
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
Medieval house on the Rock of Cashel, displaying many 13th century religious and historical artifacts.
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