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Address: N71 | Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
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This was one of our favorite spots in all of Ireland. We'd taken a brief bus tour that didn't stop here, but our driver was clear it would be well worth a visit and he was right... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was one of our favorite spots in all of Ireland. We'd taken a brief bus tour that didn't stop here, but our driver was clear it would be well worth a visit and he was right! Even on a rainy day--or maybe because of the rain--Muckross Abbey was absolutely mystical. It's a bit of a walk from the parking... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a walk down a trail across from our hotel one evening and much to our amazement there was Muckross Abbey!! It was so beautiful standing amid some incredible trees and flowers. We walked through it for a long time, and I took so many pictures....I will never forget the peacefulness of this adventure!

Thank Q7302WAbarbarak
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of grandparents, parents and grandchildren had just toured the Muckross House and gardens. It was raining but we decided we needed a walk, luckily we were prepared with waterproof jackets, and umbrellas. It was about a 45 minute walk to the Muckross Abbey. Such a peaceful and beautiful walk. When we arrived at the Abbey we were shocked... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 411 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Abbey is fairly well-preserved especially the cloister. It's great to climb all around the place. There is a small bit of parking just off the Ring of Kerry and from there it is a short walk to the Abbey. There is also a parking area for Muckross House a little further on if you prefer to visit the manor... More 

1 Thank flaneur40
Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took bus tours to look abbeys and Muckross Abbey are much interesting with more preserved parts and open to discover, to claim stairs in such interesting wood envirement with big tree inside and luck go crowd. It was nice kind of surprise.

1 Thank galinaf178
Provo, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love the old Abbeys but this one is so well preserved you wont be disappointed. You can actually go on every floor of abbey. No cost, beautiful small walk to Abbey.

1 Thank mikelori
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188 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty abbey, but do not get discouraged by the distance view of it. Much better when you are actually inside the ruins.

1 Thank marcin w
North Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was cool if you like history. Self explore or hire a horse and carrage. We walked to the abbey and explored. This has some rich history and great spot for pictures, and it's free.

1 Thank redmerski420
Wiesbaden, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We parked at the nearest parking lot to walk to it, but were hounded by multiple carriage drivers to get a ride in as we tried to keep walking. Eventually we said forget it and left, only to see from the road it was a few hundred meters further than we had already walked.

1 Thank Richard-Julie_K
Kingston, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our trip to Ireland included a day in this area. While not knowing of it's existence we took the time to become familiar and stroll the area or at least a lot of it. Beautiful area and lots of history

1 Thank DeltaBiker

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