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Ross Castle

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Address: Ross Castle Ross Road, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number: 353646635851
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This 15th-century castle is the subject of numerous historical myths,...

This 15th-century castle is the subject of numerous historical myths, including that of a ghost who still makes appearances at the castle.

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Beautiful scenery and when sun goes down - wow! Spectacular views - the many professional photographers clearly know a good spot

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful scenery and when sun goes down - wow! Spectacular views - the many professional photographers clearly know a good spot

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Johnny and Silver (the beautiful mare) - were our jaunting car hosts from Killarney Park Hotel through the beautiful national park to Ross Castle. Johnny was great, information and funny, he loves to tease and keeps you on your feet! The park is immense and lovely, with beautiful trees, meadows and lakes. Ross castle is very interesting and has a... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We nearly didn't stop here, and I'm so glad we did! The castle is a preserved tower house built in the late 1400s. Spring for the docent guided tour for a really great look at how people lived in Medieval Ireland. Tours last about 45 minutes, and our guide was exceptionally knowledgeable. You can even see spots where the original... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The visit to Ross Castle was an amazing must see and do. The setting on the lake with the ability to take a boat out was even better.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very good and interesting morning,guide was marvellous.Wouldn't recommend for families with small children,as it is a tower castle there are lots of narrow winding stairs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arrived at Ross Castle while walking in Killarney National Park. We were pleasantly surprised with the view of the castle. It has been well refurbished and offers a fair amount of historical information. I would strongly recommend to take a few hours to visit the Castle and the surrounding area.

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Beaver, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were here as part of a business group in June and had an opportunity to spend some time exploring the castle grounds. We were limited on time, but my husband and I decided to stay and take a tour of the castle which was around 10 Euro total. The tour lasted approx. 45 minutes and was very informative. There... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Best part was the horse-drawn jaunting ride from the cathedral up to the castle. Nice photo opportunities, but the 4 Euro castle tour wasn't worthwhile for me.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very fun. Whole family enjoyed. Very interesting tour. Much better, meaning safer, than Blarney. Enjoyed it very much

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good photo place. Quiet and beautiful. Can take the jaunting rides to end here for spectacular view.

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