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Kilkenny City Tours

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Address: Castle Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
Phone Number: 086 730 1500

Kilkenny City Tours - Black and Amber road train is a unique way to view...

Kilkenny City Tours - Black and Amber road train is a unique way to view Kilkenny City - Aboard thetrain, passengers can view 15 of Kilkenny's historic buildings.While onboard you will receive a full comentary, giving a historical and fascinating insight into the history of Kilkenny.Tours are 25 minutes long and depart every hour on the hour from 10am-6pm.Ticket Price:Adults - 7 euro.Students/ Seniors / Children - 5 euro.

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A fun little tour

This was a fun little tour and great for the family. Our driver, Paul, was fantastic with my young kids. He was funny, cordial and went out of his way to make it a special trip... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a fun little tour and great for the family. Our driver, Paul, was fantastic with my young kids. He was funny, cordial and went out of his way to make it a special trip for them. Highly recommended way to spend a half hour in Kilkenny.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ivan, (owner/operator), was such such good fun. He cares about his guests, and enthusiastically makes certain everyone gets good value on their ride around the city. I liked that his train is just the right size to get down the narrow back streets--this gave us a much better view of the old wall and the little lanes around the city.... More 

2 Thank casey19
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this tour it was great a lovely little train around the city with a fun driver and fun and informative commentary thank you for a wonderful trip in Kilkenny thoroughly enjoyed it.

2 Thank Globetrotter201026
Hadera, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the small trourist train tour, which picks you up just outside Kilkenny Castle and takes you on a half-hour tour of the town centre. There is an interesting recorded commentry about the history of the town.

1 Thank Noga M
County Armagh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd seen these trains (there are two of them that go either on the hour or the half-hour) but we paid our 7 euro and hopped aboard, and we had such an enjoyable half hour or so. You can't hop on and off, the train takes you round some of the back streets, and you will learn some fascinating facts.... More 

1 Thank sarahmarylucas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a couple of days in kilkenny last week .People were so friendly ,beautiful scenery, very clean, lots to do and a huge thank you to our lovely train driver Paul who was a great train driver very pleasant and helpful our trip took place on Monday 27th June so we would fully recommend this trip and again a big... More 

1 Thank Mary F
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Truly excellent. Driver Paul made it joyous , exciting, friendly and safe. He is in the wrong job - should be running the Tourist Board. Returning to UK tomorrow with a great memory.....thanks Paul.

1 Thank Ronnie W
Stonehouse, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is well worth the 7 Euro charge. Paul (our driver) even stopped and took my camera to get some pictures of St. Canice's Cathedral tower (machine gun camera if Paul's reading this :-) There's a commentary included but Paul's antics and chatter was worth the 7 Euros alone - and that's before the tour begins. Paul's got something to... More 

2 Thank terry j
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an enjoyable ride around the city with interesting details about places of significance. The driver/guide was friendly and accommodating.

1 Thank Eppie G
Watford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Brilliant trip round Kilkenny on the little road train. Driver Paul is a treasure and made the whole experience interesting.

1 Thank Jeanne S

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