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St. Mary's Cathedral

Cathedral Pl., Killarney, Ireland
353-64-31014
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Ranked #11 of 63 attractions in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

St. Marys Cathedral is an imposing building with clean lines and a feeling of not being that old from the outside. Kept in very good state of repair.

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Portaferry, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

a huge cathedral and breathtaking inside. a real find in Killarney. parking outside along road or in adjacent car park. lovely view from national park across the road.

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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

St. Mary's Cathedral is a beautiful church and worth a visit during your trip to Killarney. It was very peaceful and the architecture is stunning. A stop at St. Mary's is a nice way to cap off a busy day of sightseeing. We stopped on our last day in town and I only wished I had visited much sooner.

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Toronto
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This is a lovely church to visit. No matter what faith you are, it is stunning and worthwhile visiting. Only sorry there was not a concert or service being held at the time we visited. It must be lovely when the organ is being played. The baptistry room is also beautiful.

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pembroke
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

A stunning piece of architecture and such a calm place to be. I don't normally like churches much but this one is just peaceful.

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Cork
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67 reviews 67 reviews
22 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Houston, Texas
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42 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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