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St. Patrick's Cathedral (Church of Ireland)

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Address: Cathedral Close, Armagh BT61 7DY, Northern Ireland
Phone Number:
+44 28 3752 3142
09:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

Located on the Hill of Armagh, this place of worship has been a Christian...

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.

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Alta Loma, California
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Alta Loma, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

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

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just visit as not far from the office as feel the need to visit the church. Well preserved and in rich with history. Peacefully during business day and lots of tourists on weekend. Have great list of organ concerts, and suitable for spending your time to look around great collection displayed inside.

Thank RuDa77
Northen Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Full of history. Not as ornate as the other cathedral but well worth a visit no the less. Very peaceful!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this beautiful building for a peacefull time of reflection and a very prestigous building to enjoy.

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Due West, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

The original St. Patricks, this place exudes holiness and is constantly amazing with its history. It is sad how diminished the congregation is if you worship there on a Sunday morning.

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Get together with a group of close friends. Had a wander around the magnificent cathedral. Decor amazing, beautifully kept ornate building. Well worth a visit.

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County Antrim, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Called on a lovely Autumn Sunday afternoon to view the Church of Ireland cathedral (dedicated to St. Patrick) before calling with friends near Armagh. Ecclesiastical buildings are among our interests and we rated this well worth a visit. The location is quite spectacular, being on top of a small hill and not overshadowed or crowded out by other buildings. The... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Totally surprised to find this amazing cathedral in such a small town. It's perched high on a hill overlooking the city and the interior rivals the grandest cathedrals in the largest cities.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

There are multiple churches in the village of Armagh so make sure to plan on which ones you are planning to see. St. Patrick's Cathedral - Church of Ireland is this building (there is also a St. Patrick's - Roman Catholic Cathedral as well). There is a fee to get in - which I must admit took me by surprise... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This ancient cathedral is definitely worth a visit. It is on the sight of the "great stone church" built by St. Patrick atop one of the most historic hills in Ireland and dates to the dark ages. Parts of the cathedral have been rebuilt and renovated over the centuries. Brian Ború, king of all Ireland, in the X century is... More 

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