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Majestic, neo-Gothic Church of Ireland (Anglican) Cathedral, built between 1628 and 1633. St. Columb's is the oldest and most historic building within the walled City of Londonderry. It has recently been extensively restored. The Chapter House...more
All reviews donation box worth a visit take photos highest point beautiful interior entrance fee small museum visit st steeped in history on display stained glass city walls of derry within the walls lots of history guided tour siege alexander
We were made very welcome to the church and provided with the relevant leaflets to guide us. The museum in the chapter house was interesting with some unusual artifacts and items on display. A lot of fascinating in the area.
The staff were only too keen to tell you all about the history of the Cathedral, from when it was built, when changes were made, the history of the flags that adorn its walls and anything else you wanted to know.
A beautiful cathedral with all the history still in place. Set at the city wall with cemetery surrounding. Geneologist on site found original baptismal record of husband. Still very active congregation. Wonderful combination of history and modernity. Felt the family connection.
Went to see the exhibition about the life of Mrs Cecil Alexander hymn writer great exhibition well laid out and vert informative. While there got a guided tour of the Cathedral the place is steeped in history well worth a visit . One of the...More
We saw this church walking the Derry walls. We decided to go in and were glad we did. It is lovely and very old (15th century I believe). It has a lot of history for the walled town of Derry and the church's place within...More
There are differing views as to whether or not it really is the “mother church”. Construction began in the early 1600s and it’s beautiful foundation stone is visible just within the entryway.. It’s a lovely cathedral and worth viisiting
This was the first cathedral build after the Reformation and it is an essential place to visit if you are in Londonderry. Very good audio visual presentations, beautiful stained glass and a lovely friendly but Holy atmosphere.
This is well worth a visit the interiors are beautiful maintained and the audio visual elements outlines the historical background very well.it was also nice to Hear about the musical link to well known hymns.