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Athenry Castle, Athenry
(4/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web)
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  • This is a very nice restored castle. The style is typical of the kind of castles that you see in Ireland. There is a charge for entering, but it really is worth it because you can get a fairly good id...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
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  • A nice castle. Movie inside with some history about castle and general about ireland. And it doesnt cost a fortune.
  • Friendly knowledgeable visitor centre staff taking time out to answer questions about the castle. Restored during various different periods. Great place for the whole family. Paid parking nearby.
  • 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.
  • 3-story Tour and a 20min movie about the history of the castle. Worth a visit
  • 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)