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Kilkenny

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  • A small well-kept medieval town, Kilkenny is a ?must see', if only for its castle and Saint-Canice Cathedral. The castle, which was built in the 12th century has been enlarged and restored, and it is sublime. The cathedral, which dates from the 13th century is one of the best preserved in the country....
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  • Between a very colourful bakery and one of the many pubs... Every part of the city is picturesque.
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  • Cows peacefully graze in the green meadows on the edges of the city
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  • Kilkenny is located on the shore of the Nore, a small river that runs through the middle and south of Ireland.
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  • The many medieval buildings which have survived in Kilkenny have earned it the nickname of 'Marble city', although in reality this black stone is not made of marble
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  • Photos of this type portray an idyllic picture of Kilkenny, one of a small quiet city on the edge of a river
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  • The name Kilkenny is indelibly linked to that of the red beer produced in the city, with visitors particularly enjoying the nightlife, which is rather lively here.
    © The Irish Image Colle / age fotostock
Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Expert destination Ireland

A small well-kept medieval town, Kilkenny is a ?must see', if only for its castle and Saint-Canice Cathedral. The castle, which was built in the 12th century has been enlarged and restored, and it is sublime. The cathedral, which dates from the 13th century is one of the best preserved in the country.

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Kilkenny: the key figures

Surface area : 70283.0 km2

Population : 64000000 inhabitants

Time difference : No need to worry about jet lag, Ireland is only an hour behind GMT.

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