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Cahir Castle

Castle St, Ireland
+353 52 744 1011
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Great Medieval Architecture.

This castle was build in XIII century and one of the largest in Ireland. Very well restored and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark D
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West Bloomfield, Michigan
It was on our way, so why not stop....

This was a nice little castle, but really average compared to some of the castles that we visited... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Palletts2013
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Stayton, Oregon
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This imposing 15th-century castle was long a military stronghold.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“swiss cottage” (42 reviews)
“guided tour” (47 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Castle St, Ireland
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+353 52 744 1011
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This castle was build in XIII century and one of the largest in Ireland. Very well restored and preserved. The guided tour is interesting and very informative.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a nice little castle, but really average compared to some of the castles that we visited. It had very clean and nice grounds. There were several films that were made here, including Excalibur and The Tudors. It sat right on the river. The...More

Thank Palletts2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful castle and grounds. We walked the town and enjoyed the surrounding area,including a nature walk fairy trail beside the castle. Ducks and geese in the moat were a fun break for our kids,too.

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent about an hour looking around the castle, did not have time to wait for the tour. Climbed to top of Northeast tower, a very nice view. Beautiful swans and geese swimming in the water at the base of the castle, and lovely walking...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here after visiting The Rock of Cashel en route from Kilkenny to Killarney. I highly recommend both historical sites. This is a very large castle situated in Cahir town centre, along the river Suir. Although not as impressive a setting at The Rock of...More

Thank Clare O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last April I visited Cahir castle and really enjoyed my visit. I waited for the guided tour and the lovely guide pointed out all the interesting features, things I would not have seen. He made the whole history of the place very interesting and as...More

Thank maryannemcdermott100
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This castle was unique and updated to project what the rooms might have looked like centuries ago. Many place settings at two enormous tables seating over 20 guests. Two bedrooms done in authentic wood beds made for a King. The court yard had a beautiful...More

Thank RonL511
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Lovely castle, nicely preserved and renovated, accepting Heritage Cards. The setting is very pretty, amongst the rushing rivers. Paid parking is available in a nearby lot. The access to many of the towers is via tiny circular staircases but very much worth it! The exhibition...More

Thank LinAdi7
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Planned a stop to see the castle as the kids both like castles. Our guided tour was really good and with a great sense of humour. There's quite a lot to see in the castle and all the most interesting features were clearly pointed out...More

Thank gtm_2015j
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We visited this castle when we were going from Dublin to the south of Ireland. It is very close to the highway and well worth the stop. The castle is very well preserved, both on the outside and inside. The visit takes about an hour,...More

Thank LanaFerreira
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