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“Beautiful.”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Black Abbey

Black Abbey
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Kilkenny Ghost Walking Tour
Ranked #5 of 71 things to do in Kilkenny
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Beautiful.”
Reviewed September 23, 2012

Worth a stop while in town. Beautiful old church. If you like looking at stained glass, this is a good place to look.

Visited September 2012
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Dublin
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52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Solitude”
Reviewed September 21, 2012

The Black Abbey is peaceful, quiet and quaint. It is a calm place in a restless world and invites the silent prayer and meditation. Worth a visit. A quick way back to the centre seemed to be down the narrow Abbey Street and under the Arch (another sight to tick off your list).

Visited September 2012
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upstate NY
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56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Nice respite”
Reviewed September 12, 2012

The holy trinity alabaster statue is all the way around the corner after the main entrance. There is a very modern and jarring stained glass windw behind the altar, seemed out of place but then again his is an active church not a monument so it is what the parishioners want I guess.

Visited September 2012
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Kenai, Alaska
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39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Quiet moment”
Reviewed August 21, 2012

When I went to the Abbey it was more for the history of the place but once I got there I really enjoyed the quiet moment it gave it.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Mary Ellen C
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longford ireland
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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“very interesting. found his as part of cycling tour”
Reviewed August 17, 2012

found this on our cycling tour of kilkenny done a walk about day before but did not get this far so delighted o see this worth while abbey fabulous stain glass windows.

Visited August 2012
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