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Saint Patrick's Cathedral

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Address: 21-50 Patrick's Close | Off Clanbrassil St., Dublin 8, Ireland
Phone Number: 0035314539472
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Breathtakingly beautiful!

Gorgeous, inside & out. This was our final sight to see, for the day. We arrived 45 minutes prior to closing. We paid full price for each of us. Staff was a bit curt but we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

St. Patrick's Cathedral is stunning! They were practicing for a musical performance when we were visiting and it sounded glorious! The first thing that struck me were the floors...stunning! Would recommend taking the tour as you learn little know secrets about St. Patrick and the cathedral. I would recommend this for older children and adults.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

My fiancé and I were visiting family and my aunt just happened to be one of the tour guides. We probably wouldn't have done the tour if it wasn't for this but I am so glad we did. It was really interesting seeing the statues, epitaphs and how the building has changed over the years. Each statue seemed to have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Gorgeous, inside & out. This was our final sight to see, for the day. We arrived 45 minutes prior to closing. We paid full price for each of us. Staff was a bit curt but we shook it off as we just wanted to walk inside and enjoy oldestest cathedral in Dublin! It was vast & full of artistic detail.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

It was beautiful on the outside and on the inside too. So much to see about the history of the church and fellow parishioners too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

A MUST SEE Cathedral!! Wish we could have had a bit more time but we were there on Easter Sunday so time was limited for obvious reasons!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful cathedral! There is a lot of history found at this place and is worth the small entrance fee. Wish we could have went to a service while we were here. Hopefully next time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We visited the cathedral last weekend as we had a 2 for the price of 1 voucher.I have been in a lot of cathedrals all over the world and this one is certainly as interesting and as beautiful as many of them.The link with Jonathan Swift makes it even more interesting.The audio visual information area really needs to have some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We strongly recommend to participate in an evening service (17.30h) when the choir sings and the organ plays. It's a great experience to listen to the sound of 4.000 organ pipes!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful cathderal, not flashy or ostentatious, but the workmanship of those who built it and furnished it is to be hugely admired. Interesting tiled floor, lovely stained glass windows, white marble statues of the great and good of a bygone era. The altar alone is obviously very very old and definitely worth seeing. What was touching was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Even if you are not religious. The history found in this place is phenomenal. It is worth the small price one pays to enter.

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