The Tour

The walking tour will pass the following points of interest:


  1. The Parade (Start point)
  2. Hurling Statue
  3. World War 1 memorial
  4. St. Canice’s Cathedral
  5. The Black Abbey
  6. St. Mary’s Cathedral
  7. Rothe House
  8. Smithwick’s Brewery
  9. Grace’s Castle
  10. Kytler’s Inn
  11. The Butter Slip
  12. The Tholsel
  13. Kilkenny Castle (End point)

Duration: 2 hours approximately 
Distance: 4km

The walk through Kilkenny has given us many new insights into the city and life. John answered all the questions we had and was available later.

Malsch, Germany

John showed us his “Kilkenny” in a two-hour guided tour with lots of interesting information. We could always ask questions

Hengersberg, Germany