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Address: Province of Connacht, Ireland

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It's still standing after all these years

Cycle or walk as far as you can, We ditched the bikes half way up and walked the rest of the way. Once up there the views are amazing from on the walls. It's amazing it's still... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 September 2016
SuzeCHarrogate
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Cycle or walk as far as you can, We ditched the bikes half way up and walked the rest of the way. Once up there the views are amazing from on the walls. It's amazing it's still standing after all these years. The entrance is round the far side to which you'll approach it so just follow the trodden path... More 

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Novato, California
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

I had this gem to myself in the early morning before I left to go back on the ferry. The views were spectacular. It doesn't feel as touristy as Dun Aonghasa.

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Thank Sullimeag
Dungarvan, Ireland
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

Strolled up to Dun Eochla from the hotel, had the place completely to ourselves, a nice spot for a picnic outside the fort overlooking the whole island, a great viewpoint

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Sydney
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84 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

This spot has great views across the island. It’s a bit of a hike to get up there. In retrospect we probably should have left our bikes on the path below rather than pushing them all the way up the hill.

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Thank JonHSydney
Cork, Ireland
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

There is a sign saying that this fort is under construction at the moment but there is nothing to stop visitors from going up and taking a walk around. There is also no sign of work taking place. From the front wall of the fort there is a breathtaking view of Inis Mór and the coast stretching back towards the... More 

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Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Got lost trying to find the highest spot on the island. We decided to take back graveled roads with bikes (not the best decision) to find the lighthouse. Roads were too difficult for riding bikes, it would have been much easier to take the main road. Although we saw a lot of beautiful scenery on our back roads tour. Sad... More 

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Thank AineFlorida
Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

Highest point on the island, a Neolithic ring fort with a fantastic view back down toward Kilronan and, on a clear day, the coast of Clare and Galway Bay. Steep roads on foot but nothing overwhelming.

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Edinburgh
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10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

Fantastic scenery at Dún Eochla- the highest point on Inis Mór. Well worth the walk up - it's just a pity that the lighthouse is closed. It'd be great if there was a visitor centre or shop or café or something nice up there!

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Thank Kweeveen
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

The thickness of the walls in this fortress & it's high location is awe inspiring when one reflects on how old it is. Well worth the scramble over walls.

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Thank MLuca_12
Las Vegas, Nevada
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

We were limited on time, so we visited Dun Eochla. It was an overcast and cold day, but we could appreciate the view just the same. Longing for the day I go back to Aran Islands, I could just imagine how beautiful the view can be on a clear day. I did imagine how long and how difficult it was... More 

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