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Rattoo Round Tower

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North Kerry’s beautiful Tower

Tattoo Round Tower is a superb place to visit. It is located outside Ballyduff almost half way... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Seán H
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Dublin, Ireland
Ancient tower, church ruins, and small graveyard preserved for all

It is worth the small effort needed to seek out this ancient tower adjacent to the ruins of a small... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2018
Ann1989
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Falls Church, Virginia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tattoo Round Tower is a superb place to visit. It is located outside Ballyduff almost half way between Tralee and Ballybunion. It is hard to imagine how it has lasted so well over the years. Visit and you will enjoy. .

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Seán H
Reviewed September 21, 2018

It is worth the small effort needed to seek out this ancient tower adjacent to the ruins of a small church and graveyard which have been recently preserved. When we visited on August 22, work was still underway on the tower, but the small church...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ann1989
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Actually a nice site but the tower as well as the surrounding were closed because of building constructions. The old monastery is beautiful and just nearby.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Lovely little spot worth a detour to check out, we enjoy visiting when we're over and there's room to park up and get out for a look.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

we were curious so took a visit to the tower . It stands over a small graveyard . The burials are both old and some new ones. The tower has been restored and is quite amazing. Worth a visit

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank unkybuck
Reviewed February 6, 2017

My daughter and I visited this wonderful round tower on a beautiful winters day in Jan 2017. It was more like a summers day and the experience is one that all of us should enjoy. Visit as soon as you can.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Great tower renovations all complete now , don't pass this place , love the graveyard too , when you look up it makes you think how it was completed, but it's a fine piece of architecture .

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank binflynn1
Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

Great historical site but very few visitors when we went. As good as the best round towers in Glendaloch.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Jim M
Reviewed June 21, 2015

super example of tower in north kerry....close to tralee...close to abbeydorney.....very close to ballyduff..listowel..ballybunion... lovely setting.....brings out the best in modern man or woman....call and see for yourself.................worth the drive anyday....

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank tomhannon
Reviewed May 15, 2015

This is a wonderful example of a Round Tower being lovingly restored by a group of hardy stonemasons. The wind was biting on the day I visited, it must have been even worse working higher up, but stone by stone, the work is being done....More

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank Jilldutoit
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