Killarney is a small but well-known town in Ireland. The area has been seeing visitors for over 250 years and features beautiful surroundings. The close proximity of Killarney to waterfalls, lakes, forests and mountain sceneries makes it one of the most desirable destinations in Ireland. The history of Killarney dates back to the Neolithic ages and was an important center during the Bronze Settlement. The area has been visited by several notable people throughout history and still maintains its rugged charm.
The Killarney National Park is the prime attraction for visitors to Killarney. The Torc Waterfall located in the park is one of the most beautiful destinations inside the national park. The Ross Castle finds a stunning location on the shores of the lake inside the national park. The best way to get around the Killarney National Park is by taking a cycling tour of the area or by simoly walking around. The Muckross House and Gardens is the perfect place for the entire family to have fun.
Killarney offers a traditional Irish shopping experience. There are quite a number of markets across the town where one can find crystal work, chinaware, handicrafts, hand knit woolens, traditional jewelry and lots more. Some good places to shop are Glenaran Irish Market, Quills Woollen Market, Killarney Outlet Centre, etc.
Killarney is served by a small airport at Farranfore. The airport caters to domestic and international flights and is about 10 miles from Killarney. From Farranfore visitors can take buses or taxis to reach Killarney.
The nearest major airport to Killarney is the Shannon Airport, which is about 2 hours from the town. Visitors can easily get car rentals from the Shannon Airport or also hire taxis or can take a bus to reach Killarney.
Killarney has just one halal restaurant at Park Road, the Mixor Kebab House. However visitors should confirm before dining. The Der O'Sullivans serves vegetarian food. There are also several veg-friendly places in the town where visitors can find some vegetarian options.
There is one mosque in Killarney, The Killarney Mosque located on High Street.