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St. Anne's Shandon Church

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Address: Church St. | Shandon, Cork, Ireland
Phone Number: 021-450-5906
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Description: One of Cork's most prominent landmarks, this cathedral is known for its...
One of Cork's most prominent landmarks, this cathedral is known for its unique clock and famous bells.
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The church was nothing special to look at necessarily but how cool to be able to play the church bells!!? They had music there so that you could play a song. (Wouldn't wanna live... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Morden, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The church was nothing special to look at necessarily but how cool to be able to play the church bells!!? They had music there so that you could play a song. (Wouldn't wanna live in the area haha). And climbing up through the tower was pretty cool! And the views on top were amazing! Glad we came!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Very old church with excellent history. Hands on ringing the church bells and a climb to the top makes it a great experience

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

st Annes shandon church is a lovely place 2 go u can ring the bells its a lovely church inside the people are very helpfull also the pubs in the area are nice 2 go into also there a place call shandon street to go to also up the road about 3 mins walk there is another church call the... More 

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Sacramento, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

They would not let my 82-year old grandmother use the restroom. There were 12 paying customers in our group and they told my grandmother she could NOT use the restroom. She does not get around easily and they told me to take her to a hotel up the street. Not very Christian if you ask me. The bells and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

It's a very nice church. The climb to the top is pretty easy. It's very fun to ring the bells and the view at the top is great.

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I was unsure about climbing up to the top to see the city. Because the stairs gets narrow as you go further up. But, wow I was so impressed with the views. You can play a tune on the bells too, half way up. Over all 10/10.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Last day of our break and we went to St Anne's to climb the tower and ring the bells. An interesting place, well kept and good views from the top. Being able to ring the 8 church bells was great fun, and I am sure Cork appreciated my rendering of "twinkle twinkle little star." I recommend a visit to the... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Lovely church and the chance to ring the church bells. The receptionist (we didn't catch her name) was lovely and accommodating, allowing us as long as we wanted to look around and offering us some tips for eating, plus directions to the nearby Shandon sweet shop. Quite a climb to the bell tower and a little tricky getting up the... More 

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Brecon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

a lovely old church and a rare opportunity for a tourist to ring the church bells, apparently an old tradition in Cork

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We actually visited here the last time we were in Cork. It was such fun to "play the bells". The walk to the top is well worth it and the views are stunning. A really fun afternoon. There is a coffee shop nearby on the corner called roasters. Worth a visit after. Wear flat shoes!

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Address: Church St. | Shandon, Cork, Ireland
Phone Number: 021-450-5906
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Shandon

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