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“quiet man”(29 reviews)
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Cong, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not crowded, pleasant town and people! We renewed our wedding vows there at Monk's Fish House on our 32nd anniversary.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really stunning, the grounds were so beautiful, the structure of the building was screaming of history [in a good way] Definitely worth a vist

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This town was among the most quaint and quiet that I visited in Ireland. Visiting this abbey was also peaceful, unlike other popular visitor sights. The quiet pace allowed for peaceful reflection which I greatly appreciated.

Thank 507adventurelover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked through Cong Abbey and found the grave of my great grandparents, what a magical experience.Stop by the Hungry Monks Cafe for lunch and end the night at Danahers with some pints and live music.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived early in Cong prior to going to Ashford Castle. Beautiful ruined Abbey where we could walk through on our own. Free to public

Thank Joan G
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

We were in Cong. It was raining but we wanted to walk about and visited the abbey. It is really lovely. Great scenery and nice way to spend time. Its free in and worth a visit.

Thank shelly-ann
Reviewed July 14, 2018

The ruins of the abbey are right in Cong and make a pleasant stop as you walk through this small village. There are quite a lot of ruins of various types and ages throughout Ireland and you definitely should check some of them out. These...More

Thank LSQRD1
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Went to Cong because of the Quiet Man. The Abbey was very pretty and picturesque. We continued to the monk house and had picnic lunch on the river. Took a walk to pigeon hole and tower. Roamed the neighborhood. Fun day, definitely worth your afternoon!

Thank gabs789
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

We detoured slightly, to drive through Cong on our way to Galway, to see the Quiet Man statue. But it was the Royal Abbey that was an unexpected find. We took our time walking through the ruins of the stone, Augustinian Abbey, imagining what it...More

Thank booklady116
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Lovely spot next to the river in Cong, so peaceful. the grounds open out into various walks around the local countryside.

Thank Malcolm W
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May 28, 2015|
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Response from 20suzanner | Reviewed this property |
It is absolutely free to walk around this beautiful ruin. You can walk from them along the river Corrib through the grounds of Ashford Castle, which is a luxurious hotel. There is a charge for a walk in their grounds. I... More
January 27, 2015|
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Response from MARIA C | Reviewed this property |
No admission price. It's ruins and a Park, river. Fishing house. It's free and open all times
January 27, 2015|
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Response from dhen | Reviewed this property |
We were with a tour group so I don't really know if there was an admission fee. We met a great guide there that conducted the very informative tour. The visit would not have been the the same without it. You might inquire if... More