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Connemara Day Trip from Galway: Kylemore Abbey and Ross Errilly Friary
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This ruins stands overlooking the town of Cong. It is a reminder of days past. When visiting the ruins, you go from room to room and start thinking they will continue forever. After visiting, don't miss the beautiful grounds behind it.

Thank sdlhgt
Reviewed 5 days ago

A well kept abbey right on the edge of Cong village. Plenty of walks leading on from the abbey, with a beautiful river, caves and beautiful views.

Thank CMK79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful village and history. Cong is quiet, quaint and offers the insight into the past and a more recent past to the making of the movie The Quiet Man in 1951.

Thank Twinzone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cong town gets busy, but you can lose yourselves amongst the ruins of Cong Abbey very easily. Spacious parklands and rivers add to the magic.

Thank RobJP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have done a wonderful job at maintaining these 7th century ruins. They were built and burned through the centuries, but their majestic and humble beginnings are still there. The gardens and the river are worth the trip.

Thank maeberlingeri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a couple of hours strolling around this gorgeous Abbey, along the forest trail and reading the old headstones. It is well worth a visit. We would have stayed longer but decided to ake shelter from the rain at a local cafe instead.

Thank Carol N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The remains are incredible and we spent over an hour just walking around and taking pictures. Very happy we stopped here.

Thank Bernie O
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This abbey was very quaint and had easy access from the main area of Cong. My family and I actually didn't know this was here until we came by for supper nearby. There is easy parking here and it's free - what more could you...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

If you do just a bit of basic historical reading you'll find out the significance of the Abbey and it's place in Irish history. The last high king of Ireland, Rory O'Conor, died upstairs in this Abbey in 1198. Much of it is basic stonework,...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

A really interesting abbey, with lots to see. Right in the middle of Cong, so convenient for shops and food. Be careful about Sunday morning, as carparks full of worshippers for the church.

1  Thank gavScotland_Portugal
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Victor B
29 May 2015|
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Response from 20suzanner | Reviewed this property |
It is absolutely free to walk around this beautiful ruin. You can walk from them along the river Corrib through the grounds of Ashford Castle, which is a luxurious hotel. There is a charge for a walk in their grounds. I... More
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Bfeagin
27 January 2015|
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Response from MARIA C | Reviewed this property |
No admission price. It's ruins and a Park, river. Fishing house. It's free and open all times
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27 January 2015|
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Response from dhen | Reviewed this property |
We were with a tour group so I don't really know if there was an admission fee. We met a great guide there that conducted the very informative tour. The visit would not have been the the same without it. You might inquire if... More
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