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Belfast Cathedral - The Cathedral Church of St. Anne

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Belfast Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral Church of St. Anne, has stood for over 100 years as a place of Christian worship in the heart of Belfast. The foundation stone of the Cathedral was laid in 1899 and the building itself, Romanesque in...more
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Donegall Street, Belfast BT1 2HB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We applaud them for being honest. Religious buildings struggle to cope with increasing costs so to ask for a donation and to explain what it is going towards is refreshing. How impressed you'll be depends on where you've been and what you've seen before. It...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed wandering St Anne's which has so much history and interesting stories related to the stained glass windows, plaques etc. The Dean we spoke to told us so much and was so friendly. There is a beautiful embroidered tribute to the Titanic victims. Nice...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Not the biggest, best or most ornate cathedral in "europe" but it was a lovely walk-through on a rainy afternoons. Stopped to pray at one of the side chapels. Good vibe.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

When combined with the £ 5 entry fee , it didnt seem good value. interesting but 200 years is nothing in the history of cathedrals.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Larry M
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Stately building with lots of varied interest eg war memorials, peace spire. Helpful staff and informative guide. Nearest coffee in the MAC behind

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

Went to visit this place and experience Evensong. This takes place every weekday evening starting at 5 30 pm. Each evening a different choir takes the service. it lasts about 45 minutes and you can join in . It is a great way to unwind...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

The lovely volunteer host was just a delight. He shared with us bits of information to make our time more informative and enjoyable.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank K K
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Cathedral is lovely inside, beautiful stained glass windows and exhibits well displayed. We did not take an organised tour, however all the staff are very friendly and passionate about sharing their knowledge with lots of humour. The unusual steel 'spire of hope' which can be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

We did visit the Cathedral even though there was a Service going on. We used the toilets & had a cup of coffee. Lovely place.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

Visited Sept 2018. We were given a giuded tour by one of the staff.The guide explained the various parts of the catheral to us and we found the visit very interesting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David B
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July 15, 2018|
Response from fortunatefeet | Reviewed this property |
The architect of St Anne's Cathedral was Sir Thomas Drew
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June 28, 2018|
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Response from N9791LLtonym | Reviewed this property |
These are buoys presented to the city to mark it's maritime history by the irishCommissioners of lights who are in charge of coastal safety lighthouses etc talk of moving them to the Cathedral quarter which might be a more... More