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St. Mary's Cathedral

Cathedral Pl., Killarney, Ireland
353-64-31014
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Ranked #11 of 62 attractions in Killarney
Type: Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Architectural Buildings
Description: This imposing Catholic church is the city's best known architectural landmark.
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Cork
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68 reviews 68 reviews
22 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Stunning interior -- This building is a must see in Killarney--Pugin design The little church in Fossa is also worth a visit

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White Plains, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We flew to Ireland for our friends wedding and the Cathedral was simply breath taking. The architecture, the meaning behind the church and the over all peacefulness made our visit so unique.

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dublin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

there was a concert in the night we visited, with organ playing and choir, it was magic !! its mus see place, beautiful painted windows and very warm atmosphere unlike most of the big cathedrals which I find cold and with no soul

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Spring, Texas
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34 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The Cathedral is the center piece of Killarney, near the center of town. The first night we were there a concert was being conducted in the Cathedral. We tried to gain access two other times and the Cathedral was locked. (This was off season).

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This cathedral has a very regal feel to it. Take a wander in it, and see the sunlight if your lucky- shine through the stained glass windows, and down onto the seats. Its pretty cool. Its a wonderful cathedral with so much space. Nice stone work too inside. Enjoy it , take in the atmosphere. There were a few people... More

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Wittenberg, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

My wife and I had visited St. Mary's Cathedral on two previous trips to the Emerald Isle but never had the opportunity to attend Mass there. The setting for the Cathedral (and the structure itself) was truly beautiful. The Saturday evening Mass we attended was a "holy" experience in itself. The young lady who sang the hymns/responses had the most... More

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Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Very nice church with beautiful design, interior of St.Mary's Cathedral is big and absolutely gorgeous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Breathtaking, I urge anyone to visit. Very peaceful, quite and absolutely beautiful. We took time out to visit this cathedral and we are sure glad we did. Got some fantastic pictures. So calm, relaxing and serene.

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

the church was peaceful when i entered which was what i wanted. big large well-decorated windows made history of the church much more interesting. Although it was a bad day for me, the church did not let me feel that way.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

This beautiful Cathedral is breathtaking upon your approach and once inside it does not dissapointing. A definite must see when visiting Killarney.

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