Cork City Gaol

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 4 publications
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Top 3% in Cork About the TripExpert Score

4 expert recommendations



This castle-like building contains an austere, 19th-century prison. Full review →


Frommer's 35

Like something straight out of a Victorian novel, this early 19th-century jail is an austere, impressive, and highly atmospheric building. Full review →


Lonely Planet

This imposing former prison is well worth a visit, if only to get a sense of how crap life was for prisoners a century ago. Full review →


Michelin Guide Tick 0 Stars

From 1878, except during the Civil War, the old prison of Cork was a woman's only penitentiary Full review →

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