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Address: Kinvara, Ireland
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+353 61 360 788
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Come For the Scenery and a Great Photo Op!

Some of the most beautiful scenery in Ireland is found in Kinvara and the Castle is wonderful from the outside. Touring inside the Castle was fun for two 7 year olds, two... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2016
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103 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Some of the most beautiful scenery in Ireland is found in Kinvara and the Castle is wonderful from the outside. Touring inside the Castle was fun for two 7 year olds, two 30-something year olds, a fifty five year old and one sixty five year old but there were far too many stairs for me to maneuver and there was... More 

Thank tripgirl077
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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57 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We just saw it from the road and stopped😃 Saw it from the outside only. The view of the castle with the surroundings is absolutely amazing. Dinner is served at 1730 and at 2000,depending if enough boomings were done in advancethe cost is 50 euros per person.

Thank eyal a
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219 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Dunguaire Castle is well worth a visit - even if only for a photograph. "Photogenic" position on the shore. The coach park is about a ten minutes walk from the Castle - and because the stop is at the end of the Healy Tour - time is at a premium (as many get back to the coach late during the... More 

Thank Robert W
Halle, Belgium
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43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2016

Dungaire Castle is a stately castle on the outside, but the 6 euro admission fee might be a bit too much. The exhibition room is limited to three floors and the explanatory texts aren't that informative either. So overall impressive on the outside, but a bit too expensive for what you get.

1 Thank Jeroen V
Columbia, Missouri
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847 reviews
206 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2016

We stopped here briefly while driving from Galway to the Cliffs of Moher. Beautiful setting. Our friends paid a few Euros to go inside but we stayed outside. I hear they have a great dinner at night.

Thank John S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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93 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Castle is nice but not impressive from the outside. Great spot for picture taking of Kinvara and the surrounding area. Would recommend stopping by. I'm reviewing the Medieval Dinner separately - but I would highly, highly recommend that.

Thank Ingrid J
County Kildare, Ireland
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73 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Worth a visit while in Kinvara, amazing views over Kinvara Bay & great place to take photos. A short walk from the village

Thank boozelerooze
Columbia, South Carolina
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1,319 reviews
770 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 571 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Dunquaire Castle is not a particularly impressive castle by Irish standards, but its location on Kinvara Bay adds photogenic quality and gives the place a lot of stop-and-have-a-closer-look appeal. It’s very nice inside, and well worth the price of the tour. I attended the medieval banquet at Dunquaire Castle and can enthusiastically recommend that too.

Thank Citallwic
Tarquinia, Italy
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359 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Contrary to many others, this one is in rather good conditions and you can actually visit it! The rooms are nicely furnished and the view from the top of the tower is nice

1 Thank MarcoEtGiusy
San Antonio, Texas
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317 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2016

Dunguaire Castle is a short 2 KM walk from the main square & is beautifully preserved. Lots a great photo opportunities & an opportunity to take a glimpse into the past. If in Kinvara, Dunguaire Castle is a must see

Thank magickayak

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