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Gallarus Oratory

8 km (5 mi) northeast of Ballyferriter on R559, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 5333
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Ancient church built over 1,000 years ago.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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8 km (5 mi) northeast of Ballyferriter on R559, Dingle, Ireland
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+353 66 915 5333
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't think I would be impressed with this after spending the previous day on Skellig Michael but I was wrong. It really is special in its own right.

Thank Caribbeanfrequenter
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Intriguing venue; one of must-see locations; included on Dingle Shuttle tour with Gillian; corbel ceiling a treasure.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

It may not look like much but when you realize how long it has been there and how basic the design is you can't help but appreciate it. Definitely worth the stop

Thank rottentalkie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see location. It is incredible that such a structure has survived for over a thousand years.

Thank Entlebuch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got soaked just walking up to it from the reception building, but it was worth every soggy step!!

Thank W O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was very friendly and was ready to answer my questions. It's a place which concerns the very old history of Ireland and I find it really interesting to visit. The place is also very well furnished. Do not miss !! John.

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Totally worth the visit. Amazing rock work in this building. If you are driving around the Dingle peninsula, this should be a definite stop for you!

Thank cynthialeemath
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting bit of history! Beautiful setting. I went with my in-laws who knew the history and story behind the site. It was great to have someone to explain it all. The people in the ticket office were very friendly and knowledgable!

Thank Etchatmo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of St Brendans little oratories but the best preserved and atmospheric. Still totally intact and an amazing little place. Dingle is covered with these ancient piles but if you had to pick one, this is the best.

Thank RitaGS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Neat to see, not earth shattering but if you are in the area worth the stop. It's one of the only intact structures left.

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