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Kilkenny City Tours

Castle Road, Kilkenny R95 YX0Y, Ireland
+353 86 730 1500
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What a treat!

We arrived for the first sight seeing tour of the day so there were not so many people. We got... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Newcastle, Australia
Friendly owner/driver

As the first tourist of the day, we were waiting for either of the two tourist trains near Kilkenny... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
New England
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Kilkenny City Tours - Black and Amber road train is a unique way to view Kilkenny City - Aboard thetrain, passengers can view 15 of Kilkenny's historic buildings.While onboard you will receive a full comentary, giving a historical and fascinating insight into the history of Kilkenny.Tours are 25 minutes long and depart every hour on the hour from 10am-6pm.Ticket Price:Adults - 7 euro.Students/ Seniors / Children - 5 euro.
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Castle Road, Kilkenny R95 YX0Y, Ireland
Castle Road, Kilkenny R95 YX0Y, Ireland
+353 86 730 1500
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We arrived for the first sight seeing tour of the day so there were not so many people. We got into conversation with the driver, Paul, beforehand and that in itself was an Irish treat! What a character! The tour was informative without being overdone,...More

1  Thank Kris17900
Reviewed 23 October 2017

As the first tourist of the day, we were waiting for either of the two tourist trains near Kilkenny Castle. Although we rode the other train due to our tight schedule. The man who runs the festive yellow and black train was extremely cordial and...More

1  Thank rleNewEngland
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We were very early so the only ones on the tram. It was very interesting exploring all the back streets and alleys and heard about the rich and ancient history of Kilkenny a really lovely city well worth visiting and spending a few days. The...More

1  Thank 204Diane204
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We decided to take the Black and Amber Train tour around the City. All I can say it's a FANTASTIC way to see Kilkenny. Paul is so informative too. I learned things I didn't know about Kilkenny. The train has a panoramic roof so you...More

2  Thank Merrilegs
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Our driver was great, and cut us a deal for a few quid off for a family of 4. He also helped us board, taking our stroller from us, and storing it safely in the main car. The tour itself is not overly long, but...More

1  Thank Gerry B
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Before you start walking around Kilkenny, take the time to enjoy this 30 minute train tour. Or driver, Paul, did an excellent job. Extremely informative. Once you take the tour then you can better plan your activities. Very nicely done. Thank you!

1  Thank rwbulldogs
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This was a great tour! The train is appealing to kids and the driver was amazing! Very funny and made us feel very welcome. An amazing way to see Kilkenny!

1  Thank Heather L
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Perfect experience, very friendly driver. Tour takes 30 minutes and brings you to main Kilkenny places. It's really worth to try! Kids should also love it.

1  Thank Aneta D
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

It was a scorching hot day in Kilkenny and my sister decided that she and my niece would take this gem of a tour around town to cool off. The driver was a lovely chirpy fella who packed away my sister's buggy like it was...More

1  Thank redhenDublin
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Paul provided an interesting first look at the various aspects of this lovely city. We were able to see and hear all about the wide choice of things to see and do in Kilkenny and thoroughly enjoyed our first visit.

1  Thank Tony D
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Allison B
23 September 2017|
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Response from KCC09876 | Reviewed this property |
No it is not, but it is fun!
7 September 2017|
Response from Aneta D | Reviewed this property |
seats are quite small and narrow so I'd say that it can be not comfy enough for person to move from wheelchair (to the train) but if it's not a problem and questions is if there is place to leave folded wheelchair, it should... More