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Old Kilcullen Round Tower and High Cross

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This place was awesome!

I had looked up places to see between Dublin and Tipperary, and this Abbey popped up. We were the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
waianaegirl
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Seattle, Washington
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Beautiful Irish countryside

The views from here across Kildare and the curragh are beautiful. Huge amount of history here (1798... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Avril B
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Kilcullen, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had looked up places to see between Dublin and Tipperary, and this Abbey popped up. We were the only people there, so we took our time exploring the grounds. Definitely take the time to see it. Most ruins don't have a roof anymore, so...More

Thank waianaegirl
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

The views from here across Kildare and the curragh are beautiful. Huge amount of history here (1798 rebellion) - worth a quick stop off as close to motorway and Brennans pub is worth a visit in the evening also

Thank Avril B
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Round tower and graveyard in Old Kilcullen is well worthy visit. It’s very interesting to walk around graveyard. The view from the hill is spectacular. I enjoyed my visit.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Not alot of people come here - but right beside the motorway - quick and easy to find. You just get the feeling of all the history this place has witnessed. The views across towards the Wicklow mountains and out towards the Curragh are really...More

1  Thank Garry K
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

However definitely worth a visit during a road trip. Located on top of a small hill with great views of the surrounding countryside. A monastery here was said to have been founded by St Patrick in the 5th century and is near to the seat...More

Thank JnVSydney
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

About a mile from kilcullen on the athy road turn left and visit this little gem. Magnificent views. Ancient tower and beautiful ancient stone. Great 10 stop off. Well worth it.

Thank SeanIrish22
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

Look around the creepy old grave yard of old kilcullen round tower and high cross your mind will swiftly go back in time

Thank finno1265tr
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Reviewed 11 September 2014

If you have a car, and you want something interesting to see, go to the Old Kilcullen Monestary and round tower. It's a bit out of the way (and you may need a GPS) but the address is: 53°06'28.6"N 6°45'37.3"W It was formerly the site...More

4  Thank phoenixesrose
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