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St Fin Barre's Cathedral

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Address: Dean St, Cork, Ireland
Phone Number: (+353) (0)21 4963387
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A stately 19th-century cathedral dedicated to the patron saint of Cork.

A stately 19th-century cathedral dedicated to the patron saint of Cork.

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located just a short walk from the fort.

Well preserved church, your allowed to roam the interior. Beautify wood work and stone masonry. Stained Glass windows are vibrant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well preserved church, your allowed to roam the interior. Beautify wood work and stone masonry. Stained Glass windows are vibrant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Church sits up high above city centre. You can see it in the distance and its beauty draws you to get a closer look and to photograph it. You'll see what I am talking about when you walk around Cork and keep seeing it in the distance!

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Thank Lisa S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived late but cannot fault the guide who although site was closing allowing the guide 20 minutes less than planned for tour he gave us a fantastic tour plus an insight into the history of the venue that will stay with us. A venue worth seeing seeing even if you just walk in off the street. Building is architecturally... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As Seniors we paid 4 euros each for admission but felt that this was not unreasonable. This Anglican Cathedral is awe inspiring with many attractive stained glass windows. The organ has recently been refurbished and the pipes are set from 14feet below ground level to reduce the impact of vibration on the windows. The Cathedral was originally a monastery

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Did not enter as it charged a fee for doing so. Easy walk from downtown area and easy to find. Walked around the outside.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cathedral is a sham of course but what a sham! And by sham I mean it imitates the very best of gothic cathedrals across Europe while being an awful lot younger. Well worth the visit to a truly beautiful Church.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

a long walk to this, then a 5 euros fee to go in, not worth it unless you particularly love to see cathedrals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Start with the churchyard cemetery, then try the labyrinth, and then go and study the beautiful stained glass windows which represent all the books of the bible. Magical.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my sister in law took the walk up there it's fantastic full of history beautiful a most to see if not for anything else the beauty of the cathedral it's self

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must see. Explore the cemetery, the architecture is unbelievable. I cannot believe the beauty of this cathedral.

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