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King John's Castle
Nicholas St., Limerick Route Planner
The Green Guide

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Opening hours

10am-5pm

Description

The imposing Norman fortress was begun in 1200 and it proves to be a fascinating place to visit. You can approach the underground excavations and see houses from the 12C. Reproductions of weapons and tools give an idea of living conditions in the Middle Ages, while wooden and wicker scaffolding demonstrate medieval building methods. A film captures the often violent and uncertain atmosphere that reigned in Limerick across the centuries.

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