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“beautiful”

St. Malachy's Church
Ranked #30 of 230 things to do in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed December 26, 2012

this church is beautiful. The decor is apparently textbook *something*, but I am not sure what, all I know is that it is pretty, and light, with candles, statues of saints, and roof covered in white decorations that are like preaks of egg white.

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Reviewed December 7, 2012

The layout of this church is unusual among European churches I've been to, being transverse; the effect is startling, giving an immediacy to the altar from the pews that is not seen in larger churches. The vaulted 'cake topping' ceiling is a site to behold, and the light in the afternoon, particularly in the winter, is almost spectral.

A quiet retreat for the spiritually-minded.

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Reviewed November 27, 2012

A beautiful church with a fascinating history.Very easy to find with well kept grounds. We were there on a Sunday between masses and met some of the congregration who were very happy to tell us about The special visit they had from Prince Charles.

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Reviewed November 23, 2012

This is a splendid church and well restored and maintained. The restoration architects have done a fine job having upgraded and also maintained the dignity of the church.

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Reviewed November 21, 2012

Interesting church, odd design but beautifully restored and well worth a quick visit. We went on a wet afternoon and had it to ourselves.

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