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St. Malachy's Church

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Address: 24 Alfred Street, Belfast BT2 8EN, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9032 1713
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I was here as a child and felt this was a giant of a church, now seeing it as an adult all I see is the beauty. Built in the 1600's, seeing the fret work buy Itilian workers and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Willows, California
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Willows, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was here as a child and felt this was a giant of a church, now seeing it as an adult all I see is the beauty. Built in the 1600's, seeing the fret work buy Itilian workers and the massive marble alter is so beautiful. My parents got married here and this was a must for my trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

The interior of this church is AMAZING - in particular the stunning ceiling. I walked around in wonder. If you're into churches and/or architecture you have to go because you won't be disappointed!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Worth a detour to look at the architecture of this historic church, it is in superb condition throughout.

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Sheffield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

This church is just up from the City Centre Premier Lodge and is well worth a visit for its architecture. It is built in an unusual style, Tudor Revival, although it was started in the 1841. From the outside it looks like a brick built Tudor castle, while inside there is an amazing fan vaulted ceiling based on that found... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We visited this church yesterday and I marvelled at its construction and design. It was empty and very calm and serene-despite my two girls making their own noise. On November 3, 1841, the feast of Saint Malachy, the foundation stone for Saint Malachy's Church was laid. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

On the feast day of St Malachy Nov 3rd , 1841, the foundation stone for St Malachys church was laid, completed three years later. It was designed by Thomas Jackson , and its outstanding feature is the fan vaulted ceiling , that Sir Charles Brett once described as a "wedding cake that has been turned inside out, so creamy, lacy... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Even you're not very religious sometimes it's just nice to pop in and sit for a minute or two away from the busy world outside...St. Malachy's gives you the tranquil space as well as being an architectural gem in the heart of Belfast, even Prince Charles visited to see the beautiful ceiling and renovation work recently completed.

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is literally across the road from the Premier Inn (Alfred Street). We didn't go in but its a beautiful church and on the Sunday there was a wedding taking place.

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Thank Joyce S
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

A beautiful church that has recenty undergone a complete restoration. It is a short walk from the Radisson Blu and is a must see.

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Belfast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Beautiful church just off the city centre. Open all day to everyone and no matter what religion this should be on everyone's itinerary. Architecture is unique and such a quiet oasis.

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