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Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses

Kilfenora, Ireland
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some interesting old crosses

Interesting if you are into old Celtic crosses. Worth about 45 minutes and some good pictures. Not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Worcester, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

The Kilfenora Cathedral & High Crosses are worth exploring though if you're not interested in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting if you are into old Celtic crosses. Worth about 45 minutes and some good pictures. Not many tourists, so we almost had the place to ourselves.

Thank bradziker1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kilfenora Cathedral & High Crosses are worth exploring though if you're not interested in history or old monuments, the appeal will be limited.

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Make sure to not miss this site if you are in the area. Wonderful Celtic crosses from as far back as the . Enter the old Kilfenora Cathedral to see the crosses by walking to the left of the church past the graveyard out front....More

Thank RonCentralCA
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Located directly in the town of Kilfenora, the cathedral’s primary value to a tourist is its archaeological significance, which, quite frankly, is not of huge interest to me as someone looking primarily for photo ops while touring. Given all of the other beautiful churches and...More

Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The ruined cathedral is almost next door to The Burren Centre in Kilfenora, where we enjoyed an excellent tea and cake. We did not, however, stay for their film about The Burren. The collection of ancient crosses, erected within the ruined cathedral that now has...More

1  Thank Roganroy
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This was the 3rd stop on a tour of the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren. We didn't really have enough time to absorb it all. The highlight is a high cross made out of limestone karst. Although it’s in ruins, they still say mass...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Well, I'm an architecture, castle, abbey, high cross and ogham chaser so when I hired a driver and he offered to drive me to see the Kilfenora crosses and abbey I was happy to go. When I arrived, I needed to duck to get through...More

Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Stopped here while visiting the nearby tourist center. It's a beautiful, simple church, with lovely stained glass. Several historic crosses in the graveyard.

Thank NHjo
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Easy to get to. Heart of Kilfenora, right beside the The Burren Visitor Centre. Some of the most intact Celtic crosses that I have come across in Ireland. Great stop for a break from the car. Take as little or as much time as you'd...More

Thank Karin T
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Kilfenora is known as a "city of Crosses'. In the center of the village you can find a Cathedral's ruin (from the 12 th century) with Celtic Crosses it he the Cathedral and in the cementery.

Thank Monika T
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