King Johns Castle
King John’s Castle is situated in the heart of medieval Limerick City. Visitors of all ages will find something to inspire and excite them at the brand new visitor experience at King John’s Castle. The stunning new exhibition at King John’s Castle brings to life over 800 years of dramatic local history. This attraction is just a short 20 minute drive from the hotel.
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King John’s Castle stands dramatically in the heart of medieval Limerick City & is one of the most exciting buildings architecturally within the city.
Reopened in June 2013 this preserved medieval structure now boasts a new visitor centre with state of the art interpretive activities and exhibitions, travel back through time with computer generated animations and ghostly projections.
Discover scenes from a seventeenth century siege in their busy courtyard and enjoy the spectacular views of the river Shannon as you climb its mighty walls.
Exhibits in the castle today attempt to show what life was like during medieval times and is an excellent day out for all historic enthusiasts’ young and old alike.
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