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St. Peter and Paul's Church

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Address: Paul St., Cork, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-21-427-6573
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A Simply Beautiful Church .

The Church is awe inspiring, with really stunning architecture adorned by wonderful stained glass windows . The Church is really peaceful , ideal for prayer and self reflection... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Irish M
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Cork, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Church is awe inspiring, with really stunning architecture adorned by wonderful stained glass windows . The Church is really peaceful , ideal for prayer and self reflection. It is right in the heart of the city and OLDE CORKE , off St. PATRICK STREET, THE MAIN SHOPPING PULSE OF CORK.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This grand and imposing church is located right in the heart of Cork. Entry is free. You can admire the marble, the stained glass, the elaborate wooden decor, and more. It really is a large and impressive building, although you might not guess it from the outside. Note: It will be hard to get an exterior photo of this church,... More 

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Cavan, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A peaceful place...to reflect. Gorgeous stain glass and wonderful architecture. I took two not so great pictures. I didn't feel comfortable taking any more pictures as it is a church , I thought it best respect that.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the city centre this church is worth seeing. Unlike other churches/ cathedrals in the city this church is free entry. Its lovely and peaceful inside. The church looks traditional and beautiful inside. There is the option to make a donation if you like. Father really made us feel welcome. Overall a lovely church to visit.

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northern ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful stained glass windows, missionary and wood carving in the buildings structure are magnificent . Masses are held in both Latin and English daily. Worth a visit if in Cork city centre

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When standing out side the St. Peter & Paul's church, it looks like many other churches of this era. But when we entered we were amazed by the beauty of the many stain glass windows. Each window was truly a piece of art full of amazing colors. Our visit was most enjoyed & we could light a candle for a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St. Peter and Paul’s Church is beautiful inside with huge marble columns and stained glass. It's free to go in and explore a little bit. Right in the center of Cork so you can't miss it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were walking past this church and on a hunch, we went in. Amazing! The stained glass behind the alter demands a sunny day to appreciate it. The nave is done with traditional gothic architecture but is much more open, and lighted better than authentic gothic. Catholic theory of architecture, at the time it was built, was that the church... More 

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Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heard Saturday Vigil Mass in English in this Roman Catholic Church while passing through Cork. Its Gothic architecture is enhanced by lovely stained glass windows as well as beautiful wood carvings.

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

This grey stone building is set among city buildings including lots of restaurants. You could easily miss it while passing by! Inside however is a revelation with old and tasteful church decor providing an oasis of peace from the bustling city outside!

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