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Athenry Castle, Athenry
Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
Athenry Castle is located in Athenry. By using our Athenry trip itinerary builder, you can arrange your visit to Athenry Castle and other attractions in Athenry.
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I enjoyed walking around this Norman-Irish castle as much as I enjoyed walking around the market town. It wasn't open because I was there early in the morning, but it was lovely to look at.
I really enjoyed my visit. Yes, I am a history buff so it was a real treat for me. Even my wife (who is not a history buff) could appreciate it. It's an old castle, built during the 1200. There isn't ... read more »
Never really crowded and history buffs will enjoy. The castle itself is nicely restored but is quite bare inside. If you can invest in the experience by using your imagination to fill in some gaps. Re... read more »
It's a lovely experience but simple. Great to get a sense of the history of the area, the video is lovely to watch and it's cool to see the views from the top.
The castle in Athenry sits on a beautiful river bed, in a lovely park, the walls of the town still stand strong, along with the last of its gates still standing in the centre of the town. Athenry town itself is a charming wee town, with streets that follow no rules! you will feel like you have stepped back in time. We loved the wee movie and it's well worth watching it to get a feel for life in the castle.
For what it is, it is a beautiful castle. But we kinda expected something more. For €4 each I expected more stuff, alot of empty big rooms. Amazing reconstruction of the top floor and roof. Would be a lovely place for a picnic (on a sunny day)
Marcel Michael EhrhardtWe have made a small detour here was quite nice to be regarded as many castles, ruins, etc. There also a very nice story, you should listen to.show original
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