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St Fin Barre's Cathedral

Dean St, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 496 3387
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A stately 19th-century cathedral dedicated to the patron saint of Cork.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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Dean St, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 496 3387
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Reviewed today

Great looking building espeshally at night but didn't go in as it was e5 entrance which won't pay on principle as the church is one of the richest organisations in the world

Thank stewartdick
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When visiting Cork, you must also visit this Cathedral. An amazing piece of neo-classical architecture. €5 entrance (which can be paid via card). But well worth the visit.

Thank Magb1980
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to Cork on a sunny spring day, and took a nice walk, in the city. Early afternoon it is started to rain, and we decide to look after some roof over our head, so we decided to visit the castle. At the entrance...More

Thank vargagab76
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A short walk out of the main city area, this large church building was a very peaceful haven and a lovely opportunity to reflect. The exterior is very imposing and the interior is rather attractive. It's not as big as many cathedrals, so it is...More

Thank pincheck
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Both the insides and the outsides look incredible. You have to pay a fee of 5€ (adult) to enter and get a leaflet with informations about the cathedral by the staff. The guy at the front desk did explain the cathedrals history to me in...More

Thank Vivi J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this place on google by accident. Unbelievable beauty this church has beautiful stained glass windows. The labrynth was a soulful experience. Good location.

Thank Siobhain H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely Gothic cathedral with typical spires and gargoyles. There is a charge to go inside and view the beautiful stained glass and famous rose window, but the outside is incredible on its own.

Thank Ashley H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed walking the grounds and reading the ancient tombstones. There's also a new labyrinth on site that is well done. The cathedral interior is a fine example of Victorian-era architecture, with beautiful stained glass windows.

Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wish we could have seen inside, but all was locked in a Sunday afternoon as we walked by. But, the exterior is gorgeous and we enjoyed seeing and photographing it.

Thank W.H. D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I lived near to the cathedral for a few years for university so I decided to visit one day on the way home from town. While I love learning about history and old buildings I was underwhelmed going into the cathedral and thought it was...More

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Laura M
June 7, 2017|
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Response from Nigel D | Property representative |
Yes, we have reserved spaces for special parking
Katie C
April 23, 2017|
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Response from Don F | Reviewed this property |
Hard to answer - 20 mins to 2 hours ???