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Address: Bridge Street, Limerick, Ireland
Phone Number: 061-310293
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Description: The oldest building in Limerick is this Protestant church, known for its...
The oldest building in Limerick is this Protestant church, known for its beautiful architecture.
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We popped in looking for things to do in Limerick, and this was grand. There are things that Cromwell's troops damaged a few centuries ago. The misericords (go and learn what they... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We popped in looking for things to do in Limerick, and this was grand. There are things that Cromwell's troops damaged a few centuries ago. The misericords (go and learn what they are) have grotesques that each merit a look.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We wandered into the building out of the rain a couple of weeks ago and were immediately stunned by the beauty and quiet inside. We could peer over, from where we entered, to the larger open cathedral area but didn't end up going in as they didn't take credit cards. We were at a point where we were low on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

If you like history, this is a good stop. The church seemed kind of messy to me and the staff wasn't very friendly. We spent about 20 minutes looking around, but at 4 Euros a person I thought it was a little steep for what you see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I called here by myself after the hunt museum (the staff recommended it) and it was beautiful and very peaceful . The stained glass windows was amazing to look and photograph with the sun streaming in. The architecture was also beautiful. Yes €4 may be expensive but seeing as it takes €500 a day to run i personally didn't mind... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Beatiful historic structure and gounds, cemetary and old market wall. A great piece of history and an obvious top attraction in Limerick.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

You will love this cathedral and the surrounding area. It's old (847 years to be exact!!!) and absolutely gorgeous inside!!! The various chapels inside are as beautiful as anything I have ever seen in larger cathedral! Absolutely a MUST-see!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

It's amazing to think this church is still standing. A lot of history within and as you wander around you get a sense of how old this church is. Outside, the graves and tombs are just as amazing - but definitely a place for the fit and healthy to get around. A 'voluntary' contribution of €4 is definitely not voluntary... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Founded in 1168AD, cool old church, now Anglican. Cooler still, grave yard with Celtic crosses for many grave markers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Very interesting and bells chime Ave Maria at midday the interior of the church is very beautiful and felt like a church as many feel more like a museum.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very old church still in use. We went to a choral service. The acoustics were fantastic. The choir was not large but full of beautiful voices.

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Address: Bridge Street, Limerick, Ireland
Phone Number: 061-310293
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Limerick

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