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This one of a kind ghost tour takes you trough the medieval capital of Ireland. Kilkenny with its narrow cobbled lanes, remnants of its city walls and with its mystic charm, it should be no surprise that Kilkenny is bursting with tales of the...more
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Saint Marys Lane, Kilkenny, Ireland
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+353 85 170 6978
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You might just call this "the witch hunt in Kilkenny". Not ghosty or spooky and you have to wear smelly capes. Just not what I expected after going on many other ghost tours in other cities. Still fun for an hour out in the dark.

Thank TrailBlazer82603
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Joe was really knowledgeable and answered any questions we had as we walked through town and through a cemetery. Our group was help up to allow for another loud group of stragglers causing us to leave thirty minutes late and the other group was loud...More

Thank Curious238401
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So you meet at upstairs laningtons pub and your given a witches came to wear as your guide "joe" walks you through areas of interest and tells of the witch of Kilkenny. It is so much fun!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a walk through the town with "joe". Our group was fun,all of us from somewhere different. He told us the history of Kilkenny in a interesting way. We enjoyed meeting the others and seeing the sights.

Thank KayB1630
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It took some convincing to get my husband to go on this tour with me, but we both thoroughly enjoyed it! Very informative and entertaining at the same time. Definitely worth an hour to get a lay of the land and some history.

Thank MrsRy85
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can you expect? A walking tour with lots of interesting and thrilling fairy tales about Kilkenny. I really did enjoy it!

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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Our tour leader was lovely, but not really very into the spirit of this tour. It was disappointing, because we love ghost tours generally. The advertising is misleading. I feel bad to leave such a poor review, but I wish I had not spent the...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We had young teenagers with us and they were expecting a much more spooky atmosphere. Joe was a lovely guy and knew his stuff but he wasn’t very engaging as a tour guide. I don’t think I’d recommend it.

1  Thank Ork887
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We're typically more "off the beaten path" travelers... we didn't see the Blarney Stone, or go to Temple Bar... so when I heard someone recommend the Ghost Tour in Kilkenny, I admittedly rolled my eyes. But - we were in Kilkenny for two nights, and...More

3  Thank Chelsea T
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This tour was a good introduction to the history of Kilkenny. While our guide was friendly, he wasn't a particularly engaging storyteller and didn't really create a ghost tour vibe. Given that it's a relatively short tour, the price is not a great value and...More

3  Thank Colin W
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Heidi J
16 September 2017|
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Response from ReginaKat | Reviewed this property |
I think so, especially if your child is interested in history (made interesting) at all. I'd bring my kids for sure.
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ChristineE1754
30 April 2017|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Our tour guide mentioned he gets walk-ins frequently. You don't have to book online.
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Ellen D
21 September 2015|
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Thank you for question. You need to go to mysterious holidays. They will lead you to exciting destinations for Halloween and year round destinations. Hope it works out for you!
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