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Rock of Cashel

Cashel, Ireland
+353 62 61437
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A majestic medieval fortress now in ruins: contains the Hall of Vicars and a 13th century cathedral.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cormac's chapel” (56 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Cashel, Ireland
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+353 62 61437
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"guided tour"
in 334 reviews
"cormac's chapel"
in 56 reviews
"under construction"
in 47 reviews
"celtic crosses"
in 42 reviews
"patrick's cross"
in 35 reviews
"round tower"
in 64 reviews
"surrounding countryside"
in 48 reviews
"great history"
in 48 reviews
"car park"
in 97 reviews
"restoration work"
in 44 reviews
"free tour"
in 31 reviews
"lots of history"
in 34 reviews
"free entry"
in 27 reviews
"walk around"
in 37 reviews
"hore abbey"
in 98 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 40 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 37 reviews
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Reviewed today

Originally the Kings of Munster traditional seat prior to the Norman invasion now is a turistic place to visit including a Chapel,Cemetery and an old Cathedral .

Thank Ovidiu S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This a very interesting historical site. It is about a two hour visit. Probably not a go out of your way to visit site unless you are really into this type of history.

Thank chadz52
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Steeped in history, architecturally and aesthetically stunning, especially with sunset approaching, this castle sits on a high mound overseeing the surrounding landscape, which it was built to protect as well as to make a fabulous statement of power and prestige. It has been having a...More

Thank Adrienne D
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We recently visited The Rock of Cashel and really enjoyed the experience. We took the guided tour and learned so much about its history. The views from The Rock are spectacular.

Thank Rosita
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Reviewed 1 week ago

trooper92 reviewer mentioned they preferred to walk around it : a good suggestion, but if you have the means one should also enter and visit the ruins. It is an impressive place. Maybe try to avoid peak hours.

Thank sinjoorAntwerp
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to take a 45min walk around the rock instead of visiting the ruins. Nice views from all directions. Hore Abbey can be nicely integrated into the walk. Partly through meadows, partly along side roads. And it’s free...

Thank trooper92
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see the rock of cashel, a tour guide accomanied us in a group, he gave great detail on the castle along with the surrounding area. I would highly recommend any visitors in Ireland to go there for fantastic experience and knowledge by a...More

1  Thank Shirley N
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This castle is absolutely fascinating. The history is almost unbelievable. The way they lived, dressed, fought.

Thank jacar54
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting ruins and it noticeable that it was one of the places Queen Elizabeth was brought when she made a state visit to Ireland.

Thank Richard R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It had been several years since I had been here (20+...), And I'm glad I came back. Besides the fact it is beautiful, has swing panoramic scenery, and is nestled in a great town; it's just a little outside of Cork and Midleton. I highly...More

Thank Richard C
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cdohei
17 May 2018|
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Response from morrisclan17 | Reviewed this property |
We opted to park at the car park in town It was far less congested and easier to get in and out of. I don’t believe it took credit cards.
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Sabrina B
10 April 2018|
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Response from hoosier63 | Reviewed this property |
It is a monastic site as others have said… But it’s also a graveyard so I’m sure there are some rules about allowing dogs on the property. However, I didn’t see explicitly stated as well. I think it’s best to ask when you... More
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