The 12th Century Kilkenny Castle is located in the deeply historic and religious city of Kilkenny, Ireland. Located along the River Nore, this castle was originally built in 1195 to guard the river crossing. The castle is now one of the most instantly recognized sites in all of Ireland and remains an important structure of the country.

This week’s #g1photofriday was uploaded by user @iris_8a using the hashtag #gate1travel. This picture was taken in Kilkenny, Ireland at Kilkenny Castle. Be sure to tag your photos on social media with #gate1travel or #g1photofriday to be featured. Check out Gate 1 Travel’s Ireland trips here

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