St Canice’s Cathedral & Round Tower is Ireland’s best preserved medieval Cathedral.
Step into 900 years of Irish history. Visit Ireland’s best preserved Medieval Cathedral. Walk in the footsteps of knights , saints, witch hunters and hermits. Witness the raw materials used by stonemasons in the 12th Century. Climb the Round Tower for panoramic views of Kilkenny city.
Apr, May & Sept, Mon to Sat:
10:00–17:00, Sun: 14:00–17:00
Last admission 16:30
Jun, Jul & Aug, Mon to Sat:
09:00–18:00, Sun: 13:00–18:00
Last admission 17:30
Oct to Mar, Mon to Sat:
10:00–16:00, Sun: 14:00–16:00
Last admission 15:30
Tower Entry depends on weather and staffing
Admission Prices 2020:
Concession/Group (min 10): €3.50
Guided group tour €4.00pp
Tower Adult €4.00
Group (12 max per climb).
Please telephone to confirm.
Non-group Cathedral & Tower:
Family (2 Adults +3 Children): €15.00
On site gift shop. Street parking close by.
Height restrictions apply to climb the tower: Minimum height 140cm.
Top of Coach Road off Dean Street.
The Close, Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
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