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Rock of Cashel



Rock of Cashel

Rock of Cashel


Known as the Cashel of the Kings is located in County Tipperary , according to legends was the site of the conversion of Aenghus, the King of Munster, by St. Patrick.According to legend, In AD 432, the King Aengus was baptized when St. Patrick arrived in Cashel ,then Aengus became Ireland’s first Christian ruler.

Cashel consists in 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). The entire plateau atop the rock, on which the buildings and graveyard lie, is walled. In the grounds around the buildings an extensive graveyard includes a number of high crosses.

Visitors can enjoy an audio-visual show for about 17 minutes and exhibitions, a museum with guided tours and interesting exhibits, including silverware and St. Patrick's Cross.

Also, by prior arrangement, the place counts with access for tourists with disabilities.

You will get amazed with the tour because it combines spiritual grace, mysterious beauty, and scenic elegance and that is why it is one of Ireland’s most spectacular archeological sites and you cannot miss it.

Opening Hours:

Month
Opening Hours
Mid September - Mid October 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Mid October - Mid March 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Mid March - Early June 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Early June - Mid September 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.


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