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Address: 21-50 Patrick's Close | Off Clanbrassil St., Dublin 8, Ireland
Phone Number: 0035314539472
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:30 am
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: A magnificent cathedral that houses Jonathan Swift's remains (he wrote...
A magnificent cathedral that houses Jonathan Swift's remains (he wrote Gulliver's Travels). It is the only remaining cathedral in Ireland with a daily sung services. A small entrance fee is charged for tourists and all money raised goes back to paying for the upkeep of the building.
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With the importance St Patrick has in Ireland, I expected this cathedral to be amazing, but I was not impressed. The inside is not as impressive as I expected. It was nicer taking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

With the importance St Patrick has in Ireland, I expected this cathedral to be amazing, but I was not impressed. The inside is not as impressive as I expected. It was nicer taking photos of the outside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Just visited with my family (14 and 12 years old girls)...lovely small church with free guided tour. Outside grounds beautiful to stroll. Pack a snack and hang out for a bit in the sunshine. The kids thought the door with the hole to shake hands was funny..perfect for a 2 day truce.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Not far from Trinity College is St Patrick's Cathedral. Go early enough to beat the tour groups. The Senior rate is 5 euros. Get the audio guide for 3 euros. The interior is quite impressive. An early Christian site in Dublin since the 5th century. St Patrick's Park is next to the cathedral. Jonathon Swift, the Dean of the cathedral,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Just visit this Cathedral when in Dublin. It is purely amazing. As a native, I was amazed at how little I knew about the history of this fine building and the people who have frequented it through history. Not to be missed!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is an amazing construction surrounded by a nice garden. It was a must to visit it. It is well located and it is next to Trinity College. A nice walk visiting the top sights of this ciry.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This church is comparable to some others in Europe, but it has a number of unique items. Jonathan Swift is buried here. Be sure to join the guided tour. While our tour guide was a little bland, we did get to go into the altar area of the church which was otherwise roped off. We also learned about the political... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

My family and arrived a day early before our tour was set to begin. We wanted to attend mass and found that St. Patrick's offered a few services on Sunday. It was beautiful because it was done by choir. Our family was a different religion than that of the service, but it didn't matter.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The choir was practicing and it was absolutely beautiful. Very good gift shop with reasonable prices. the interior is beautiful. A wonderful place to visit while in Dublin.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Quite lovely. It was pretty typical of Cathedrals in Europe. But, you cant get enough. This one is a must on our top Cathedral destination if you plan to visit Dublin.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Yes, its a lovely Cathedral but at 6 Euro each, its obviously overpriced itself as an attraction. There are much better Cathedrals in the UK and Europe that offer a better experience - have a look at the outside and take a stroll in the Park but give the but avoid the tourist rip off

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Additional Information about Saint Patrick's Cathedral

Address: 21-50 Patrick's Close | Off Clanbrassil St., Dublin 8, Ireland
Phone Number: 0035314539472
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:30 am  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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