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St. Anne's Cathedral

Donegall Street, Belfast BT1 2FG, Northern Ireland (City Centre)
44-28-9032-8332
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Ranked #31 of 155 Attractions in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Beautiful place, different from other churches in England we have visited, this one had a timber roof and is sinking! Very beautiful stainless Windows worth the visit.

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Oshawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Such a beautiful cathedral. You are allowed to take pictures inside the cathedral and believe me, you will take many! There is a guide available to take you around or you can wander with a guide book. Take time to just sit and contemplate.....it is an amazing place to do so. Well worth the visit.

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UK
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This cathedral is well worth a visit. It is a beautiful building and there is an audio tour you can take around the cathedral which has lots and lots of in depth information about the building so well worth the £4 charge.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A native of Belfast, I hadn't been into the cathedral for at least a year, but had previously found it a pretty place to see and show guests. So when friends came from France, I made the most of the opportunity to take them and my French husband to visit. We pottered in and my snap-happy husband took off like... More

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I'm very fond of St Anne's Cathedral. It's a beautiful, light, and spacious building, with lovely stained glass, interesting art, wonderful mosaics, and lots of well-displayed history. The guides were extremely welcoming and helpful, which contributed to a very pleasant visit. Highly recommended.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I was shocked to find some aggressive woman badgering me for a donation the minute I entered the Cathedral! - Though the donation was optional, I was made to feel as though I wouldn't be granted access if I didn't pay. For a place of worship to effectively charge an entrance fee strikes me as ridiculous.

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Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Set in the cobble stoned streets known (not surprisingly) as the Cathedral Quarter, this is an excellent place to visit when in Belfast. Of great historical significance within the city this beautiful church will provide you with a tranquil time during a visit to the vibrant city and also fascinate you with it's wonderful architecture and stain glassed windows.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

A beautiful Cathedral virtually next door to the Ramada hotel we stayed in. Colourful windows, interesting tour and a nice little gift shop to boot.

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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Very pleasant hour or so spent in the coolness of the Cathedral. Well worth a visit if you are in the area.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Also known as the Belfast Cathedral, this church is opposite Writer's Square. Behind it is the Unviersity of Ulster. It is just a few blocks from St. Patrick's Church. It is definitely worth a visit. There are some beautiful memorials, including one to children and one to victims of the Titanic. There is also a Chapel of Unity which is... More

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