King John's Castle

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  • Address: Nicholas Street, Limerick, Ireland
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  • Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +353-61360788
  • Ticket Price: 8 EUR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Observatory, Castle, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Adventure

Although establishments date back to 922 AD, the catsle was built in the 13th century on the orders of King John. A pristine and strategic location, the castle was built on an Island off the coast of Limerick. in 1194, the Anglo-Normans finally captured the area in 1195 under John, Lord of Ireland. In 1197, local legend claims Limerick was given its first charter and its first Mayor, Adam Sarvant.

Highlights include:

  • The rustic but durable architecture of the castle.
  • Serene panoramic view of the city.

Tourists love to spend their whole day here admiring the view from the castle and exploring one of the best maintained castles in the whole of Ireland.

King John's Castle Travel Tips

  • Ferry rides are available to reach the castle.
  • Do carry your own refreshments and snacks.

Entrance Ticket Details For King John's Castle

  • Adult: Euro 8
  • Child: Euro 4.50

How to Reach King John's Castle

  • Bus: 303, 306 connect western limerick to the castle.

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  • King John's Castle Address: Nicholas Street, Limerick, Ireland
  • King John's Castle Contact Number: +353-61360788
  • King John's Castle Timing: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • King John's Castle Price: 8 EUR
  • Best time to visit King John's Castle(preferred time): 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit King John's Castle: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Limerick include King John's Castle in their plan

  • 71.97% of people start their King John's Castle visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see King John's Castle

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

68.39% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting King John's Castle

People normally club together Thomond Park and St Mary's Cathedral while planning their visit to King John's Castle.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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