Kilkenny Old Jail and Courthouse, Kilkenny

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#12 of 16 in Historic Sites in Kilkenny
Kilkenny Old Jail and Courthouse is located in Kilkenny. Make Kilkenny Old Jail and Courthouse a centerpiece of your Kilkenny vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kilkenny trip tool .
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  • This building, characterized today by a neoclassical façade, has ancient origins. During the Middle Ages was court and then prison. To be observed, if passing through.
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  • I would love if this was more accessible and more information available about it. It has a plaque outside but I think that the walls could tell far more given this buildings varied history. It is so a...  more »
  • Stories make the building interesting. We passed by the building on our first walk, but returned after reading and hearing more stories about it.  more »

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For a historical Irish experience, stay in Kilkenny County's namesake city, a medieval destination with no shortage of lodging options. If you are interested in exploring the central sights of this city, stay at one of the many hotels, hostels, or bed and breakfasts near its center. For something more affordable, head to the outskirts and look into guesthouse options. You can also choose a nearby spa if you want to splurge on a relaxing getaway.
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