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Mitchelstown Cave, County Tipperary

mitchelstown-cave-0-8303458mitchelstown-cave-0-8303458mitchelstown-cave-1-7624982mitchelstown-cave-2-1643750mitchelstown-cave-3-4651253mitchelstown-cave-4-1343944 The magnificent Mitchelstown Cave in Ireland is one of the finest examples of the natural wonders of the planet. This famous show cave attracts tourist and visitors from all around the world who enjoy this half a mile long visual treat. The brilliance of the three huge caverns displayed by the natural drip stone formations, calcite columns, stalagmites and stalactites overwhelms the onlooker with a mix of excitement and awe.

As one of the best limestone caves in Europe, a visitor will regret if he or she misses out the opportunity to see the impressive views at Mitchelstown Cave. This 16 km long and 5 km wide cave was discovered accidentally by a local, Michael Condon, while searching for his lost crowbar. The entrance found by him is used even till today to access this wondrous cave. The depth of the cave might be a mere 1 km but the amazing stalactite and stalagmite formations make this place worth a visit. The 10 meters tall Tower of Babel must be seen if one wants to truly witness the special aesthetic gifts of creation bestowed by nature on mankind. Not only adults, but also children enjoy visiting this spectacular show cave.

  • Opening Hours: Open throughout the year
  • April to September: 10am – 5:30pm
  • October to March: 10am – closing time will vary
  • Admission: Minimum of two adults required for guided tour
  • Adult: €7
  • Child: €2 (up to 12 years old)

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