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Old Kenmare Road

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Address: 18 Muckross Drive, Killarney, Ireland
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A great old risd

I traveled along Old Kenmare Road with a driver from Killarney to Kenmare and found it to have beautiful vistas. Passing under the special historical archway is something to look... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
DoloresJacoby
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68 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Street with great views. You cab stop nearly everywhere for taking pictures. And until summer you can find sheeps on the road. Typical Irish picture! Buy the speed limit is 100. They ate crazy. So mind yourself if you drive down there. I would not recommend to drive 100 though.

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Attard, Malta
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177 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This was part of our ride, it was scenic and the roads were mostly deserted as it was the Christmas holidays. Take care when driving as it can be slippery when wet.

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1 Thank GRIMS
West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 874 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I traveled along Old Kenmare Road with a driver from Killarney to Kenmare and found it to have beautiful vistas. Passing under the special historical archway is something to look for.

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1 Thank DoloresJacoby
Cork
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40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This road is just beautiful. The roadway goes right under the carved out mountains. Definitely not something you will see ordinarily.

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1 Thank Gemma K
Tralee, Ireland
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355 reviews
155 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

A very scenic road but one has to be vigilant as the road can be very narrow in places. Well worth the trip

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This was a bit scarey, but fortunately, there were no other cars when we passed through in either direction

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Dublin, Ireland
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35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I've done this walk a few times. Normally we would get dropped off close to the start of the walk in Kenmare and then walk to Killarney, finishing at Muckross House, or Torc waterfall. It's a really nice walk away from the traffic.

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3 Thank FreddyC
Summerside, Canada
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35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Lush vegetation, and interesting Ricky rugged hills. You drive through a very old tunnel, as shown here on the photo. Nice place for a scenic drive.

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1 Thank Celine K
Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This drive is gorgeous but be aware that roads are very narrow and there is a ton of tour bus travel in this road! If you meet them coming the opposite direction, it can be a super tight squeeze but well worth the added stress!

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1 Thank Bellarus
Barnsley, South Yorks
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104 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Brilliant road down from Molls gap with plenty of views and feelings of the past, although narrow in places.

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Thank Phillip W

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