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Rock of Cashel

Closes in 2 min: 9:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 3:45 PM
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“cormac's chapel”(63 reviews)
A majestic medieval fortress now in ruins: contains the Hall of Vicars and a 13th century cathedral.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 3:45 PM
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Cashel, Ireland
+353 62 61437
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All reviews guided tour cormac's chapel under construction celtic crosses patrick's cross round tower surrounding countryside car park great history restoration work free tour lots of history free entry hore abbey worth the trip entrance fee walk around
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Rock of Cashel was a great stop on our tour of Ireland. The architecture, history, and views should not be missed. Make sure you walk all the way around outside and inside the church to get the full effect with a guide.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is a classic moment in Irish history preserved and remaining in beautiful shape or all to see. The Halls walls and Pillars are intricately carved comma there are hundred-year-old tune slabs in the yard comma and an amazing Chapel with original Gaelic artwork...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit, we actually missed the last tour on our visit but there is information available around the grounds. The site itself is worth the visit alone, so beautiful and stunning views.

Thank NoellePig
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited relatively early in the morning so the crowds weren't too bad but this is a very touristy spots with all the busses, crowds, etc. There is a pay parking lot right by the castle (we paid 4.5 euro) and I think a sign...More

1  Thank MT1
Reviewed 1 week ago

A steep walk up the hill to the rock was very well worth it! You can get free tickets at many pubs and restaurants in Cashel with nominal purchase. The ruins have an amazing history and beautiful views of the Irish countryside!

Thank Cooldenver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fantastic place for all ages. Its a very steep climb to the top so difficult for people with walking difficulties. Very interesting and I think our guides name was rebecca and she was fantastic with the kids. Its mainly outdoor and exposed...More

Thank 75tui
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this location is a classic Ireland Castle which is lovely, old, full of history - The tours are around 20ish people (too many!) and my goodness is it windy and very busy here even in the off season. I suggest if you stop here,...More

2  Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped on our way from Meath to Cork. Quaint little town with an amazing history. But the Rock of Cashel is awe inspiring. This ancient site has incredible architecture, amazing engravings, breathtaking views, and some of the earliest frescos in Ireland. The original tower...More

Thank bobdelw
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rock of Cashel, also known as St. Patrick's Rock, rises from the landscape and can be seen from miles away. It is alleged to be the place where St. Patrick first baptized an Irish person. The mount is a series of ruined and intact...More

Thank TravelBoomerang
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was pouring rain the day we were there but we enjoyed walking around the ruins. It was a little annoying waiting in the cold and the rain while the tour guide told us about the chapel. I felt she could have given us the information...More

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15 August 2018|
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Response from DavidL16091 | Property representative |
Hi Vladimir No all of the conservation work is fully completed.
Pas M
31 May 2018|
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Response from Anne C | Reviewed this property |
The 1st Wednesday of each month is free! We had no idea but just happened to be there on the first Wednesday of July.
Madge H
25 May 2018|
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Response from Victor_Delta | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not!