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St. Patrick's Cathedral (Church of Ireland)

Cathedral Close, Armagh BT61 7DY, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3752 3142
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Not that big a deal

Perhaps we are spoiled from all the cathedrals we've been to in Italy, Spain, and France, as well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cal92673
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San Clemente, California
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Pilgrimage to a Sacred place in the heart of Dublin

We offered a prayer of thankfulness here for having the opportunity to experience what so many had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rolandd2
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Ft lauderdale, United States
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Located on the Hill of Armagh, this place of worship has been a Christian church ever since it was founded by St. Patrick in 445 AD.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Cathedral Close, Armagh BT61 7DY, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perhaps we are spoiled from all the cathedrals we've been to in Italy, Spain, and France, as well as the Vatican. It just doesn't have that "Wow" factor that we were expecting. I wasn't expecting "Notre Dame" or "La Segrada Familia", but then again I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We offered a prayer of thankfulness here for having the opportunity to experience what so many had offered for centuries. According to tradition, St Patrick used a nearby well to baptise converts to Christianity. The Cathedral dates from 1220, and has survived wars, revolutions and...More

Thank Rolandd2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sense of awe, history and beauty of this place makes it a "must see" venue if you are in the Armagh area. The bones of Brian Boru, high king of Ireland from over a thousand years ago are buried on the site. It feels...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great building steeped in history with beautiful grounds. Walk round and discover the walled garden with fruit trees, roses and herbs. Well worth a visit.

Thank GerardDev
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We enjoyed a guided tour of this incredible church and its precincts. I think the guided tour is a "must" to ensure you see everything and have the benefit of the guide's knowledge. Included in the tour was a visit to the cathedral crypt which...More

Thank Matsudana
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We visited the Cathedral this spring and found it to be a good example of the Cathedrals of this era. It is well maintained and has a little gift shop area. We came just as they were about to close and the cartqkeerw were very...More

Thank formersandman
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I was puzzled by the building. You ascend sloping plaza up a hill, past the Market Place Theatre to reach the front of the church. You meet locked doors. Happily, I had free time and circled the building to find I could enter around the...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This church was built on the sight of St. Patrick's original church which replaced pagan structures of some type. There are several very ancient stone carvings, one in the church itself and several more in the basement. It is the oldest of the two cathedrals...More

Thank JE01
Reviewed 13 April 2017

It is beautiful and it was exciting to be standing where St. Patrick himself stood when he started the first church.

Thank RKizis
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

St. Patrick's Cathedral is the largest and tallest cathedrals in Ireland. Absolutely stunning Gothic architecture.

Thank Denise T
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MtA64
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Response from Steveodo | Reviewed this property |
The census of all Ireland is online for 1901 and 1911. There may be a partial earlier one... 1851? I'd include links, but this stupid web site blocks all links, web addresses, or even reworded references to web sites even... More
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