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Kilkenny Castle

In the province of Leinster, there is another castle worthy of attention - Kilkenny. It was built in the 12th century by the Earl of...
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Kilkenny CastleIn the province of Leinster, there is another castle worthy of attention - Kilkenny. It was built in the 12th century by the Earl of Pembroke. For 600 years it served as the residence of the Butler family. During this time, Kilkenny Castle has gone through many changes. It is surrounded by a beautiful garden with fountains and sculptures.During the tour, you can see almost all the halls of the fortress, with unique works of art and original interiors. Of particular interest is the Great Hall, where meetings of the General Assembly and the Parliament of the confederation of Ireland were held in the 1640s.© littlenySTOCK / Shutterstock #CastlesofIreland