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Kilkenny City Tours

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Address: Castle Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
Phone Number: 086 730 1500
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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 very informative 45 minutes

We left from Castle Gate, paid driver directly, and then meanendered through the narrow streets and laneways in this little "pretend" train. Pre-recorded, clear concise and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Vivienne G
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We left from Castle Gate, paid driver directly, and then meanendered through the narrow streets and laneways in this little "pretend" train. Pre-recorded, clear concise and properly coordinated with where driver actually had us, so very easy to follow and just soooo interesting. Courteous, pleasant smiling driver ensured we were comfortable before we commenced and at completion thanked us all... More 

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1 Thank Vivienne G
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent tour of Kilkenny city. Very informative! A great way to spend 30 minutes seeing many of Kilkenny's historical sites. Gives you a great idea of where to start looking and what to do. Would recommend doing this tour at the start of your trip.

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1 Thank mjdp81
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very friendly driver, great way to pass 30 minutes and get to see the city of Kilkenny and hear about the history of it!

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1 Thank marise g
County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Lovely lively tour around the narrow streets and lanes of historic city. Went places I'd never been to before and thought me lots of new bits about a city I've often visited. Paul was so welcoming and such a laugh. The Queen loved!

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1 Thank SoulSearch51
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and friendly driver with reasonable rates. The length of the tour depends on the traffic congestion. We had very little traffic on our trip so we where only about 25 minutes. The tour itself was good and informative but there was something missing ! . The commentary was a recording but I very much prefer when it's done... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend taking a tour on this road train around Kilkenny, whether you are a tourist or a local. It's a great way to learn about history and it's good fun. Paul is so entertaining, we all laughed so much! And Paul is great with all ages - not only entertaining but a great tour all around. Highly recommended!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Paul was extremely welcoming and friendly and did everything possible to make sure that my friends and I enjoyed the tour. He created a great atmosphere on the bus and put everyone on great form. Could not recommend this tour highly enough and Paul is a great ambassador for the tour,Kilkenny and Ireland! Thanks Paul!

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1 Thank Claire R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great way to see all the landmarks that Kilkenny has to offer. Would be a good idea to do this first so you get to know where there is to visit. Driver was a great character. My son is train mad and he loved it. Even though I am from Kilkenny I thoroughly enjoyed it and found... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very informative little tour around Kilkenny. I did this on my last day in Kilkenny. Would have been more beneficial to have done this on my first day visiting. Our driver Paul was great! Super fun. Only thing I would have preferred the speaker to be louder as there were some children aboard who had been given some lollies by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

its a very interesting trip of thing in kilkenny that we didnt know and would never see. the guide was very friendly and told which side was best to take pictures

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