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rubylass wrote a review Jul 2020
cork103 contributions57 helpful votes
We stumbled on this when we took a wrong turn and it was one of the highlights of our trip to Galway. It is off the beaten track but well worth a visit. There is ample parking and all is free. There is an information board but apart from that you are free to amble around the
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Date of experience: July 2020
Galway, Ireland92 contributions20 helpful votes
Just three miles west of the busy market town of Gort, in County Galway, the ruined medieval abbey complex of Kilmacduagh is breath-takingly beautiful. The church ruins and the slightly leaning round tower are back-dropped by the stark and stony mountains of the Burren. Hard to
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Date of experience: January 2020
swtraveler15 wrote a review Nov 2019
Springfield, Massachusetts1,555 contributions203 helpful votes
While Kilmacduagh may not be on everyone's list of must sees in Ireland, it was on mine and I am definitely glad we made the trek there. It is very impressive to see as there are five ruins of buildings but also a wide variety of Celtic crosses and a magnificent round tower.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Archaeobuff wrote a review Oct 2019
Sydney, Australia1,671 contributions370 helpful votes
Kilmacduagh 13th century Augustinian Abbey is on the Burren and has the largest round tower in Ireland. It is huge - have a look at the size of the stones near the base. it is from the 13th century and look at how high the first doorway is. This was where the monks went by
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Suzanne O wrote a review Sep 2019
West Chester, Pennsylvania89 contributions15 helpful votes
My brother told me about this place and it was on our way to Westport so we decided to stop by. There were only three other people there so we had the place to ourselves. An informative story board educated you as to what you were looking at. The round tower is quite
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Date of experience: September 2019
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