5 Sights in Kilkenny, Ireland (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Kilkenny, Ireland. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Kilkenny, Ireland.

List of cities in Ireland Sightseeing Tours in Kilkenny

1. Kilkenny Castle

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Kilkenny Castle is a castle in Kilkenny, Ireland built in 1195 to control a fording-point of the River Nore and the junction of several routeways. It was a symbol of Norman occupation and in its original thirteenth-century condition it would have formed an important element of the defences of the town with four large circular corner towers and a massive ditch, part of which can still be seen today on the Parade.

Wikipedia: Kilkenny Castle (EN)

2. Saint Canice's Cathedral

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St Canice's Cathedral, also known as Kilkenny Cathedral, is a cathedral of the Church of Ireland in Kilkenny city, Ireland. It is in the ecclesiastical province of Dublin. Previously the cathedral of the Diocese of Ossory, it is now one of six cathedrals in the United Dioceses of Cashel and Ossory.

Wikipedia: St Canice's Cathedral (EN), Website

3. Town Hall

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The Tholsel on High Street, Kilkenny, Ireland was built in 1761 by Alderman William Colles as place for collecting tolls, but has also been used as a customs house, a courthouse and a guildhall. It is used today as the city hall, and this is the name by which many local people know the building.

Wikipedia: The Tholsel, Kilkenny (EN)

4. Saint John's Church

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The Church of Saint John the Evangelist, or John's Church, is a Gothic Revival style church in Kilkenny, Ireland. The Church was designed by William Hague and built from 1903 to 1908 on the site of an earlier church located in the graveyard. The grounds contain a trees and greenery.

Wikipedia: Church of Saint John the Evangelist, Kilkenny (EN)

5. Butler Gallery

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Butler Gallery is a contemporary art gallery and museum in Kilkenny, Ireland. It presents a collection of works by Irish and international artists from the 18th century to the present day. A wing has been devoted to the work of the Callan artist Tony O'Malley and his wife Jane.

Wikipedia: Butler Gallery (EN), Website


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