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Address: Butter Slip, Kilkenny, Ireland

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interesting and a great short-cut

Kilkenny is a medieval city, and this lane, a short-cut between major streets, runs true to its history. It is in great shape, safe (not a driving lane), and a good way to soak... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
maryfort c
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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kilkenny is a medieval city, and this lane, a short-cut between major streets, runs true to its history. It is in great shape, safe (not a driving lane), and a good way to soak up the atmosphere of the area.

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Oswego NY, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This historic street is (mostly) closed to motor vehicle traffic and retains the old-fashioned feel of medieval Kilkenny. There are many shops and eateries along this street.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small ally way which should be included in any walking tour of the Kilkenny Medieval Mile, requires just a small amount of imagination to see what it would have looked like all those years ago

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Winchester, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quaint little street. We at at Petronellas in the center and enjoyed window shopping at the other small stores.

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Kildare Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Lovely walkway with some little shops. Brings you right back in time. Very Medieval. and quaint. Good tourist attraction

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

not sure what i expected but this was really just an alley...i understand it is ancient and historic but it still felt like just an alley.

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Thank mercmeist
Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

A really cool medieval lane running between the main pub and shopping street and Mary's lane where Kytelers Pub is located.

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Moosup, Connecticut, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

This alleyway makes you feel for a moment that you have stepped into the medieval times while passing between St. Kiernan's Street to High Street.

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Fairfield, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

The history of a Medieval passage, connecting Medieval streets, is enough in itself to make one walk its steps and cobblestone. After all, there are likely not many similar passages still functioning as they did 800 years ago (there are NONE where I come from). That said, the shops, though some are adorned with Medieval or Renaissance signage, are modern,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Saw this while on a walking tour of the area. Nice little bit of history between high and low street.

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