Kilkenny Castle1588 Votes Currently Open
- Address: The Parade, Kilkenny, Ireland
- Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details
- Phone: +353-567704100
- Ticket Price: 7 EUR
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
Built in 1146 by William Marshal, the Kilkenny Castle is one of star attractions of the city. The medieval fort has since been converted into the present day visitor’s centre. The lush green gardens that surround the Kilkenny Castle add to its old-charm.
- Tour of the castle: Includes the Castle Gateway, Medieval Room, Courtyard, Undercroft of the West Tower, Dining Room and the Terrace Corridor.
- Taking a walk in the magnificent gardens.
- Two lead statues which stand on pedestals near the castle- one is of Hermes after the original in the Vatican Collection and the other is of ‘Diana- the Huntress’.
A visit here is sure to take you back in history.
Kilkenny Castle Travel Tips
- The castle is charged for admission but the grounds are free.
- Do visit the nearby Kilkenny Design Centre.
Entrance Ticket Details For Kilkenny Castle
- Adult- €7.00
- Senior (60+) -€5.00
- Child (6-18)/Student- €3.00
- Family- €17.00
- Group (20+ Adults/Seniors) - €5.00
How to Reach Kilkenny Castle
- Train: MacDonagh Station
- The castle has an in-house Tearoom
- Kilkenny Design Restaurant
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95% of people who visit Kilkenny include Kilkenny Castle in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
66.67% of people start their Kilkenny Castle visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Kilkenny Castle
52.45% of people prefer walking in order to reach Kilkenny Castle
Kilkenny Castle Reviews & Ratings
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