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Muckross Abbey

N71 | Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
+353 1 888 2000
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N71 | Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
+353 1 888 2000
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited many abbeys in three weeks but I thought that riding the horse and carriage to this one added to the ambiance. Smaller abbey but lots of charm and history - loved the yew tree that they built the courtyard around.

Thank nowpacking
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took a jaunt cart to the abbey and our driver told us all about the history of the abbey. His grandparents are even buried in the graveyard. The scene is haunting and beautiful at the same time.

Thank Allison B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Outside of a few interesting headstones, not much left of the Abbey, but it's free and worth a walk through. Nobody around so you have to make up your own interpretation of what the rooms were purpose.

Thank Jedda1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great spot that is sacred ground and the ruins are well preserved. We walked around for at least an hour. There is a lot to see here because it is so well kept. If in area, worth the side trip.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Muckross estate is a stunningly natural gem that's free to walk around. You could happily spend hours here taking in the views. There are different walks to take, walk around the lake or up to torc waterfall, take in a guided tour of the...More

Thank AgnesH21
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was beautiful and very moving. I think people skip seeing this Abbey and they shouldn't. It was the best Abbey we saw in Ireland. And it's free!

Thank lilly5371
Reviewed 1 week ago

While touring for three weeks in Ireland, we toured the Muckross House. We had a delightful guided tour by a knowledgeable lady. This was a very impressive estate, and worthy of a look.

Thank anthonywA5413CV
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice Castle with a real good guide that shows how our antecesors used to live in ir. Its worth the visit.

Thank Cristóbal D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Killarney 2 years ago and somehow missed visiting the Abbey - don't! It's spectacular. Go early in the morning when it's not inundated with people. Walk through the graveyard, some sad tales.

Thank Jenmoose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most people miss it. It is quiet but got a lot of atmosphere. A must see on your way to the Muckross House.

Thank Podie32
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