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St. Patrick's Cathedral (Roman Catholic)

Cathedral Road, Armagh BT61 7QX, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3752 2813
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Beautiful to visit with excellent views

Fantastic to visit and photograph before the worshippers arrive. Ashamed to say my first visit but... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2016
Frankie T
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Spectacular

What an incredible building. Massive. We didn't go inside because it was Sunday and services were... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2016
squashedbug
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Melbourne, Australia
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Construction of this imposing Cathedral was started in 1840, dedicated for worship in 1873, and its magnificent interior décor completed in the early 20th century.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Cathedral Road, Armagh BT61 7QX, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic to visit and photograph before the worshippers arrive. Ashamed to say my first visit but this must be one of the top ten buildings to see in Ireland. Very impressive and an interesting story as to why it was sighted here. See the information...More

Thank Frankie T
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

What an incredible building. Massive. We didn't go inside because it was Sunday and services were on. Out of respect we stayed outside the gates. The structure is formidable a top a tiered green hill. The architecture is stunning. Grounds are stunning. Happy we stopped...More

Thank squashedbug
Reviewed November 12, 2016

Although the "newer" by centuries of the two St. Patrick's Cathedrals in Armagh the Catholic is no-less stunning in its beauty. Would definitely concur with other reviews that the stained glass windows were beautiful.

Thank James M
Reviewed October 31, 2016

After visiting the CofI cathedral in Armagh, we went to the most impressive RC (again, St Patrick's) cathedral. Sited on a hill like the other, not surrounded by other buildings and reached by a huge stone stairway this demands a visit. Though not so old...More

Thank WeeGee43
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

A stunning neo-Gothic masterpiece. Beautiful stained glass windows, and mosaics. Enjoy the carved reredos behind the high altar. Impressive but not overbearing.

Thank Philip A
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Beautiful Cathedral, well worth a visit... The stained glass windows and very ornate decoration are truly magnificent.

Thank kaygeeIreland
Reviewed October 12, 2016

A group of us went to one the Sunday morning service. The Mexican visitors loved it. We took lots of photos outside,bought items from the shop and of course took part in the morning mass. Afterwards we had a coffee/cake in the cafe just opposite...More

Thank Ramoneh
Reviewed October 4, 2016

This is an amazing building, don't miss it !!! an architectural delight especially when you see when it was built..fantastic !!

Thank irishsid
Reviewed September 28, 2016

I am not in any way religious but I stopped here for a photographic opportunity. This building outside is amazing however what lies inside will take your breath away. The roof and detailed art work is just breathtaking. The Cathedral is just stunningly beautiful and...More

Thank Munters
Reviewed September 26, 2016

We visited this cathedral on a recent over night stay in Armagh. It is beautiful. A peaceful place to light a few candles and pray. Well worth going out to the side to visit the graves of Cardinal O'Fiadh and the 4 other cardinals buried...More

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