Kilkenny Castle

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  • 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

Kilkenny Castle - Review

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.

Highlights include:

  • 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 Information

  • The castle is charged for admission but the grounds are free.
  • Do visit the nearby Kilkenny Design Centre.

Kilkenny Castle Ticket Prices

  • 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 by Public Transport

  • Train: MacDonagh Station

Restaurants Near Kilkenny Castle

  • The castle has an in-house Tearoom
  • Kilkenny Design Restaurant

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TripHobo Highlights for Kilkenny Castle

  • Kilkenny Castle Address: The Parade, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Kilkenny Castle Contact Number: +353-567704100
  • Kilkenny Castle Timing: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Kilkenny Castle Price: 7 EUR
  • Best time to visit Kilkenny Castle(preferred time): 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Kilkenny Castle: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Kilkenny Castle

  • 95% of people who visit Kilkenny include Kilkenny Castle in their plan

  • 66.11% of people start their Kilkenny Castle visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Kilkenny Castle

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

67.56% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kilkenny Castle

People normally club together Rothe House and Smithwick's Experience while planning their visit to Kilkenny Castle.

People also prefer to start their day with Kilkenny Castle.

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