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St Fin Barre's Cathedral

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A stately 19th-century cathedral dedicated to the patron saint of Cork.
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Dean St, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 496 3387
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This building is absolutely beautiful. A complete work of art. The grounds are lushes. The design's are exquisite , which have taken years to develop. This place is a hot spot in Cork, across from the Bishops resident it is mix of old and new....More

Thank Jeano G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am completely in love with the greatness and detail you have in this church. I feel cordial about living next to it and being able to appreciate the historical wealth and its imposition.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the cathedral and took the tour as part of Cork Heritage week. It was very enlightening to have a guide to explain various aspects of the church and details of the beautiful stained glass windows.

Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside the church is impressive. However, the gravel paths and the high doorways make it impossible to enter. Where is a ramp for the handicapped? God is supposed to love them, too. It doesnt show in this church.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A most beautiful Cathedral. The acoustics were great. IT WAS A German travelling music ensemble. they were fantastic in those beautiful surroundings of St. Finbar's church

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful piece of architecture. Didn’t go inside (the charge$ to go in) but the outside is just amazing.

Thank Vicky R
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

It is a nice cathedral. It was a 20 min. walk from my hotel ( The Metropole Hotel; see other review ).

Thank Denis L
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Take the time and spend the money to go into the cathedral. It is georgous. The grounds are also wonderful

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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

A small cathedral (compared with others) but very very beautiful, it has a lot of details on the walls, this little building can be seen from almost all around Cork. You'll notice and it will catch your attention since the very first time. Once you...More

Thank Hugo M
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Loved this grand cathedral inCork. I had been to Gougan Bara where St Finnbar began his hermit life. Full circle brings us to this gothic wonder complete with gargoyles and beautiful doors with carved statues of many saints on either side. A great example of...More

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January 4, 2018|
Response from theresaw | Reviewed this property |
No other public tours that we saw.
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 ???