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Address: N71 | Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 1 8882000
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Wondrous wonder

There is so much to see here and this is one old and hallowed edifice to see and to find an adventure in. The insides are amazingly intact for a ruin, you can almost hear heavenly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is so much to see here and this is one old and hallowed edifice to see and to find an adventure in. The insides are amazingly intact for a ruin, you can almost hear heavenly singing! You are able to roam from room to room, to where ever the adventure brings you. The grounds are neat as well, old... More 

Thank marggus5050
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Abbey ruins are incredibly accessible -- walk up and down the dank staircases, among the Franciscan arched walkways, and marvel at the ancient yew tree. Amidst the fall foliage, it's outstanding.

Thank kitcat68
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The abbey is just beutiful and fun to explore. Wont take more then 30 min. Very recomended to stop here while doing the muckross-turc rour

Thank Shimrit H
Tramore, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place to visit. Marvellous to walk around the ruins of this magnificent 15th century abbey exploring the ruins & relics . Walk through the graveyard & read the inscriptions on the headstones going back over 200 years ........Don't forget your camera !!!

Thank BillyMel25
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Muckross Abbey last weekend before hitting the road home. It is a beautiful and incredibly well-preserved abbey. Perhaps being enclosed among so many old trees has kept it sheltered from the elements. There is a nice, leafy walk through some trees which were all golden and red with Autumn colours. The walk is 5 minutes or less from... More 

Thank Niamh S
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Among a sea of Irish abbeys, this one stands out by some distance. Expansive and with a lot of detail preserved. Can wander around at will for free. Far superior to the Abbey of the Four Masters or even the Royal Abbey at Cong.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You had to park outside and ventured inside by foot, at least 500 meter. But what a surprise, I didn't expect such a beautiful ruin. It happened no one was around, I have the whole place to myself. I could climb up and down, walked around and took different angles of the place. I especially like the hall with no... More 

Thank itcheetam
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good rainy day tour but didn't get to enjoy the gardens as we would have like to. Wonderful place to visit.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used the grounds of Muckross Abbey as a place to park and start a walk around the lakes which also included Torc Waterfall. The Abbey itself is a beautiful ruin in which you can explore the upstairs as well. The walk from the Abbey to Torc Waterfall and around the lakes is scenic and definitely worth the time (if... More 

Thank Clare S
Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful ruined abbey, can explore upstairs as well. Lots of paved walking trails available. Great views over the lake.

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