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Waterford Cathedral

Barronstrand Street, Waterford, Ireland
051 874757
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Ranked #11 of 19 attractions in Waterford
Type: Religious Sites
Most recent review
- Aug 20, 2014
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St. John's, Canada
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111 reviews 111 reviews
16 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

We did the factory tour, although it is downsized we were still able to see the glass being formed into beautiful designs. The tour ends at the store but there is no pressure to buy.

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England
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99 reviews 99 reviews
47 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I quite liked my short visit as it made me stop and think. Worth a look and time to reflect on more important things.

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Perth, Australia
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412 reviews 412 reviews
151 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is another amazing building and an amazing story to go with it, but if you were to view, be well worth going with a tour guide.

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Florence, Italy
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12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

It is a cathedral of a relativelly small city. Do not expect more than that. Probably, if you are an expert in midieval achitecture - this could be of some interest for you. On the other hand, Waterford does not have other more interesting attractions.

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Waterford, Ireland
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19 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

If you are into the religious past, and ancient tombs [of which there are very few] you might find this interesting, but the glass making/blowing and objects of beauty produced across the road are much more interesting and fascinating. the best time to visit the Cathedral is when there is a concert or choral event.

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We did not do the tour of the Waterford factory. We only entered toe store to glance around. However, the value was obvious, and we were impressed by the displays and attention to detail. We bought quite a bit; they offered to ship any amount for one set price; that worked!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My wife and I wandered around this lovely old building and it was just a joy to see it so bright and especially when we were able to join in a bread and wine service conducted by Jim who made us so welcome. A must if you visit Waterford.

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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

My review of this attraction is biased because it is where my husband's great-grandfather was married and where his grandfather was baptised. It was good to see the christening font where this took place. Others might not find the cathedral so interesting as it's not particularly old.

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Orlando, Florida
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111 reviews 111 reviews
41 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

This is a fully functioning cathedral - so please do exercise appropriate decorum and behavior while visiting. Absolutely beautiful inside. just stunning. Painted soft yet vibrant colors, and filled with Waterford chandeliers. I have visited many cathedrals throughout Europe and this one will forever be etched in my memory.

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Waterford, Ireland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
4 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

splendid and beautiful and inspiring it is a fine example of georgian architecture in these islands not to be missed

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