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St Fin Barre's Cathedral

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Address: Dean St, Cork, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 21 496 3387
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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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stunning mosaics and leaded windows

Victorian Gothic style Cathedral - well worth a visit - stunning mosaics and stained glass windows. Helpful and informative staff on hand.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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colwyn bay
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colwyn bay
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Victorian Gothic style Cathedral - well worth a visit - stunning mosaics and stained glass windows. Helpful and informative staff on hand.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

St Fin was right behind our hotel in Cork, and I'm so glad that we were able to see it. It's beautiful inside, and I loved learning about the history of the Cathedral. I definitely recommend taking some time to visit this beautiful place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we stopped by, there was a funeral taking place - so we unfortunately did not go inside. But were able to walk around the property. Such a captivating sight to see and the grounds were so peaceful. Definitely a must see in person if you're in the area!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing building. Just walking around the outside and enjoying the cemetery and park like grounds is a treat.

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Arklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful building we bought tickets from groupon so saved a few euro. Calm serene cathedral worth a visit and easy to find.Great Italian coffee shop nearby.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Ireland in September/October, 2016 and drove to Cork which is a large, sprawling and confusing to drive city. We happened upon this absolutely stunning Cathedral and paid the admission fee to actually walk around it. The outside as well as inside was beautiful. A remarkable structure indeed. Well worth a visit.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are so many cathedrals and churches across the globe, it becomes easy just to walk on past. We're thankful we didn't this time because St Fin Barre's is a stunning display of creativity, mastery and story-telling sculptures. The architect won a competition to design it many years ago and what an outcome! It's worth paying the small entry fee... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not time our visit to go inside - next time! But the outside views of this impressive cathedral are out of this world. It sits on a hill, with streets and sidewalks bordering at least 3 sides. Such close-up splendor while just walking about the town is very special.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A big and well designed cathedral worth to visit in Cork. Especially live the labyrinth with its spirit. Labyrinth is just in the back yard of the cathedral. City view from the garden of Cathedral is adorable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cathedral is absolutely beautiful and so historical. Well worth a visit! Cathedrals just aren't made like they were way back when. Still in use, they have masses. So beautiful!

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