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“Lovely place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of James Fort

James Fort
Kinsale, Ireland
353-21-477-2234
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Ranked #4 of 8 Attractions in Kinsale
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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cork
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
45 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Lovely place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Very interesting place with a lot of history, tours are available, good day out for all the family, fantastic views, really enjoyed this place, if history is your thing then this is the place for you.

Visited August 2012
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Cape Town
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Amazing fort, so much history”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

This Fort is steeped in history. We visited on a very wet day but were greeted warmly by the staff on duty who are very well educated on this attraction and very helpful too. It is a lot bigger than you think so make sure you have some time to enjoy it. Beautiful views from the top, you can see why they built it where they did. There is a tea room as well, much appreciated on cold wet Irish days. Very worth the visit.

Visited October 2012
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munster
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“historic castle with awesome sea views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

This Fort is perched on top of a hill overlooking Kinsale Harbour. Its a big Fort with an intersting history. For nature lovers there are some lovely walks around the outer walls. Very pleasant on a dry day!

Visited October 2012
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Frankfurt
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Needs to be restored”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

It need restoration like Charles Fort. It needs the trails to be more clearly maintained. But it does keep its mysterious Irish heritage about it. They also need to open the gate for the sightseer.

Visited July 2012
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Victorville, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Full of history and beautiful views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Excellent fort - well maintained and beautiful views. There is guided tours but we did not have time to wait until the next one. We found it worth the trip!

Visited July 2012
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