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St. Mary's Cathedral

Bridge Street, Limerick, Ireland
061-416238
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Ranked #10 of 69 attractions in Limerick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
Description: The oldest building in Limerick is this Protestant church, known for its beautiful architecture.
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I wasn't expecting that much but found visiting the cathedral a great experience. The churchyard is full of interesting monuments and gravestones, the cathedral is a wonderfuls pace with more historic monuments and there is a lot of information to explain features. The main west door is superb.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

A modest cathedral with beautiful stained glass window and interior. Friendly, welcoming guides and an intersting history. Close to St. John's Castle Museum which is well worth a visit and should be on Trip Advisor. Piano recital was occuring.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Another walk for me ended up here and glad I did, beautiful architecture, also met a lovely family who stopped to chat and tell me about some more places to visit. Thanks Ann and Charlie

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

the grounds and the church were beautiful. the detail inside the church was very detailed and intricate. the cemetery on the grounds was interesting. there was a recommended donation of 3 euro per person but we gave 5 i believe. the donation went to keeping the grounds as they are.

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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Extremely poor experience. The church is a mess. Nothing to be seen. Trash allover the place, seems that nobody cares about this place for decades. Don't wast your time on this.

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Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

the graveyard is very interesting. there is a part of the graveyard, gate locked to left of front church door, that is very airy and a bit spooky. standing at the gate u get a foul smell and a very cold breeze. the experience is one that will stay with u.

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Martinsville
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This cathedral is a must if you are visiting Limerick. Old and beautiful with wonderful stories. You are able to photograph, and have a tour guide if desired.

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Chandler, Arizona
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This church has been in constant use for centuries. The many remodels show in the structure. The is much to see and it is provided in the literature. Also there were demo boards showing historical periods. A must see in the area.

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Limerick, Ireland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

A beautiful historical building and graveyard. Unfortunately your donation gets you a booklet only. I think this wonderful piece of architecture deserves more and guided tours with stories and events that are coming up would be beneficial, like St. Pauls and Westminster Abbey. A wonderful place that is worth so much more than a leaflet and donation!

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Lots of history in the place but it is in need of serious renovation (i.e. saving). Stained glass windows are the highlight of this rather average site.

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