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Phone Number: 028-4461-4922
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Worth a visit it you have some time to burn.

A lovely walk, a lovely view, some really old items inside the church, a great graveyard to visit. Worth visiting? Yes, but... If you're looking for the burial site for Saint... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Amman, Jordan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

A lovely walk, a lovely view, some really old items inside the church, a great graveyard to visit. Worth visiting? Yes, but... If you're looking for the burial site for Saint Patrick, it's not here. The marker stone is so faded that it's not photo worthy, but beyond that, the information about it is filled with "could be" and "may... More 

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Porto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The Cathedral was the highlight of my visit to DownPatrick and St Patrick's grave. The lady in the shop was extremely nice and helpful giving alot of information about the site.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Went to the cathedral my granddaughter read every poster about St Patrick & all the info on the beautiful stained glass windows some gift shop well priced , it's free, but a donation of £3 is recommended . Will worth it . I am sure if you need a tour the friendly volunteers would be glad to help

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Oxford
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

In Down one grave three Saints doth fill, Patrick, Bridget and Columcille. This area of Lecale has a great Norse history. St Patrick in particular whose grave is in the Cathedral grounds and the Cathedral is generally open to visitors. There is an information centre below in Downpatrick which has lots of information on the history.

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Northern California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We made the long trip from California (obviously we were in Ireland for many other adventures) and this is out of the way. Glad we did stop here, but now I see there are probably and number of other things we should have gone to see.

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Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Simple and small cathedral, nothing special, on site guide likes to talk, outside St. Patrick, St. Colmcille and St. Brigid are all said to be buried in one grave

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Phoenix, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Very beautiful Cathedral. When we were there - the BBC was doing a show with the Chorus for broadcast on St. Patricks Day. Nearby are the Pilgrimage sites foe his well and baths. Nice Gift shop too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Very nice church, I'm guessing it was originally Catholic and changed to Anglican when the English did their thing in Northern Ireland. The stained glass was absolutely gorgeous, you need to go inside just for that. St. Patrick's grave wasn't much to look at but it's neat to say you were there. The cemetery itself is really cool. Take the... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Beautiful old Cathedral, rich in the history of St. Patrick and what he did for Ireland; his reputed burial site is near the cathedral. Our guide/tour was very informative. Lovely area and well maintained.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Apparently this is the burial site of St Patrick and hence my visit but when I got there after along drive I was told its not the burial place of St Patrick. Church bog standard and small.My visit lasted about ten minutes at most.Wasent worth the effort I found Inch Abbey much better. Also very limited parking and the traffic... More 

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