Kilkenny Medieval Mile

Our Location

Located On Ormonde Street and a short 2 minute walk from the Medieval Mile Museum The Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel is ideally located to visit both the Medieval mile museum and the various other popular attractions in Kilkenny such as Kilkenny Castle, Rothe House and St Canices Cathedral

 

Medieval Mile Museum

The recently opened medieval mile museum in Kilkenny city offers both guided and self-guided tours throughout the year. The museum features some of Kilkenny's finest stone art dating from Neolithic Ireland through to the medieval era and beyond. Visitors will also be able to read through some of Kilkenny's unique and historic records dating back as far as the 1200’s where visitors get a glimpse into daily life in Kilkenny city.

 

The Medieval Mile

Once The medieval capital of Ireland, Kilkenny city is steeped in medieval history, architecture, and heritage. The medieval mile tour offers visitors a fantastic opportunity to step back in time and experience what life was like in Kilkenny during its medieval era.
 

Kilkenny Castle

Begin your Medieval mile experience with a tour of the impressive Kilkenny castle built in the 12th century by Strongbow and later inhabited for over 600 years by the Butler family. This stunning castle is rich in history and has been restored to its former glory by the office of public works.

 

St Canice’s Cathedral & Round Tower

Take in the wonderful St Canice’s Cathedral and round tower Founded in the 6th Century by Saint Canice after whom Kilkenny is named. Decorated with ornate stain glass windows and rich in ecclesiastical heritage it is a must see when traveling through Kilkenny. The adjoining round tower is only one of two in Ireland which the people can still climb today. Once at the top visitors will be ale to capture an amazing view of Kilkenny City and its surroundings.

 

 

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