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Rock of Cashel

Category: Families, Outdoors, Culture, Sightseeing

Type: Castles, Historic Homes & Sites, Visitor Centres, Churches & Cathedrals, Tours, General Attractions

Cashel
Co Tipperary
Tel: +353 62 61437

Please mention ireland-guide.com when enquiring.

A spectacular group of Medieval buildings

Rock of Cashel

The Rock of Cashel is an outcrop of limestone in the Golden Vale and was the traditional seat of the kings of Munster for several hundred years prior to the Norman invasion.

In 1101, the King of Munster, Muirchertach Ua Briain, donated his fortress on the Rock to the Church. Now it comprises a spectacular group of Medieval buildings including the 12th century round tower, High Cross and Romanesque Chapel, 13th century Gothic cathedral, 15th century Castle and the restored Hall of the Vicars Choral.

There is an audio-visual show and exhibitions.

Opening Time:

Open Daily September-mid October, 9am-5.30pm; mid October-mid March 9am-4.30pm; mid March-June 9am-5.30pm; June-September 9am-7pm. Closed 24-26 December.

Admission Charge:

Adults €6; Child/Student €2; OAP/Group €4; Family €14.
Rock of Cashel - Cashel County Tipperary Ireland
Rock of Cashel - Cashel County Tipperary Ireland
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Off the Dublin Road, 500m from the centre of Cashel town

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