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  • Address: Aghadoe Hill, Killarney, Ireland
  • Hours: Open daily
  • Admission: Free

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Aghadoe Church and Round Tower Tours

Here on Aghadoe Hill stand the ruins of the 12th century Aghadoe Church and Round Tower. There was a monastery on the site since the 7th century, however, founded by St Finian Lobhar, and no wonder as the views are sublime and perfect for a life of contemplation. There are lakes and at night the town lights of Killarney twinkle, alongside the flood lights of Ross Castle in the distance, although that is a bit more recent dating from the 15th century! To appreciate the landscape, you'll find a few benches nearby so bring a picnic.

Although ruined, there is still plenty to see of interest at Aghadoe Church. The Romanesque door is well-preserved, there is a carved crucifixion scene on another sandstone block, two ca rved faces on the eastern window, and an Ogham Stone - carved writings in the ancient Celtic language. Not much is left of the Round Tower. It is really just a small stump of the sandstone building standing in an old cemetery. 

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Killarney Valley & National Park Tour, Killarney, null
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Killarney Valley & National Park Tour

Enjoy your 6 hour tour of the Killarney Valley and National Park with full information provided by your driver. You visit Aghadoe's round tower and the Pugin ...  Read more

Location: Killarney, Ireland
Duration: 6 to 7 hrs

From USD $268.91
Private Tour: Ring of Kerry from Killarney, Killarney, Private Day Trips
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Private Tour: Ring of Kerry from Killarney

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 39 Reviews

Private Tour of the Ring of Kerry in a passenger vehicle with an experienced guide. The tour can begin (and finish) at any point on the Ring of Kerry.

Location: Killarney, Ireland
Duration: Flexible

From USD $61.60

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