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4 of 5 bubbles Review of Hore Abbey

Hore Abbey
Ranked #2 of 12 things to do in Cashel
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Austin, Texas
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Nice”
Reviewed June 11, 2013

We did not get a guided tour of this abbey, but it was actually kind of a raw organic experience to go there and walk around and just imagine the history that must go along with it.

Visited May 2013
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Arizona, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
Reviewed June 10, 2013

Well, I didn't really 'visit' this attraction but I saw it from the Rock of Cashel and wished we had time to walk down to it. It has a beautiful setting and really wished we knew about it ahead of time. Would've allowed more time.

Visited June 2013
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Odessa, Florida
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“Great Explore”
Reviewed June 4, 2013

Loved this! Surrounded by cows, you walk a path in off side street. Great pictures! We visited toward sunset and it made for lovely pictures through the archways and glass less windows. Interesting to explore. We highly recommend!

Visited May 2013
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Columbia, MD
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225 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
“Inspirational, haunting, beautiful.....too many Cashel visitors miss this spectacular site!”
Reviewed May 30, 2013

We took the long walk to Hore Abbey at the end of our Rock of Cashel tour, didn't go through the cow field so it was the long way round on the road. Well worth the effort. The view of the Rock from this vantage point with the sheep along the mountain under the Rock is just unbelievable, like a painting only it is real. Hore Abbey is beautiful, and with a little walking around you can figure where Mass was said and the use of some of the buildings. Very few people were making the effort to get there the day we visited and it was really their loss. The site has an inspirational mystical quality to it, lovely. Not much is being done to preserve it and we are guessing at some point it will unfortunately close due to falling stones, so go while you still can.

Visited May 2013
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Warwickshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“In the field...”
Reviewed May 29, 2013

.... On the outskirts of town lies this romantic ruin, a Cistercian monastery victim, I think, of Henry VIII. Worth avisit to soak up the atmosphere!

Visited May 2013
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