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make the walk

While traveling around Kilkenny and knowing the history of the Butter Slip we had to check it out... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
NB7SCRanch
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Greenville, Texas
cobblestone and arches

walking through the main areas of kilkenny there are many arches, thru the butter slip and you get... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
KayB1630
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I heard about this passage and walked to it. I did not see one stick of butter, and I didn't see one person slip.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Panman78
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Still slippery they say... A medieval alley from 17th-century once flanked with stalls of butter vendors (no butter nowadays). Today the alley has shops, the "Petronella cafe" (maid of an Irish witch) and leads to a bigger cobblestone road with a supermarket. Nothing special, only...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Definitely worth a visit, but don't rush through or you will miss it, ponder instead and marvel at the ancient features from 400 years ago and imagine the people who walked through here and the hard times they lived in when a penny in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

While traveling around Kilkenny and knowing the history of the Butter Slip we had to check it out. Do a little research on the place before visiting it helps to take it all in.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank NB7SCRanch
Reviewed September 28, 2018

walking through the main areas of kilkenny there are many arches, thru the butter slip and you get to shops and pubs along the medieval mile.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KayB1630
Reviewed September 25, 2018

This very old street is such a photo opportunity. Reminds me of Edinburgh alleyways and closes. It has some interesting shops too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mariann G
Reviewed September 19, 2018

It's an alley..with steps.Looks like something from bygone days.Ok so... it is a nice alley with steps.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank SandraN2584
Reviewed August 24, 2018

This is a sort of a little alleyway between buildings, and is very cool. Glad our guide took us through it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank beth ann k
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

I stumbled upon this whole exploring Kilkenny city. It's a very cute little alley. While wandering up the steps you might feel like you've stepped back in time to a medieval period.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Helen M
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

We just happened by this small street, alley. It was an interesting find we stumbled upon. It would make for a good photo shoot.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stella L
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