Explore Darkest Place Of Ireland - Dunmore Caves in Kilkenny

Dunmore Caves is a must-visit destination for anyone visiting Kilkenny. These magnificent caves, located in Ballyfoyle just 10km north of Kilkenny City, are steeped in history and natural beauty. 

The caves were formed over millions of years and are now home to some of the most spectacular limestone formations in Ireland. 

Visitors can explore the vast caverns and tunnels, marveling at the stunning stalactites and stalagmites that adorn the walls. 

The caves are also steeped in history and are known for their role in the 10th-century Viking massacre that took place there.  

Visitors can learn about the history of the caves and the Viking invasion through interactive exhibits and guided tours. 

For those seeking adventure, there are plenty of opportunities for caving and rock climbing in the surrounding area.  

The nearby Castlecomer Discovery Park also offers a range of outdoor activities, including zip-lining and tree-top walks. 

No trip to Kilkenny is complete without a visit to Dunmore Caves. Whether you're a history buff, an adventure seeker, or simply looking for a stunning natural wonder, these caves are not to be missed. 

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