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Cork City Tourist Information Centre

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Address: 83 Grand Parade, Cork, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 21 427 3251

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Tourist info offices are usually our first stop when visiting somewhere new and this one is very well stocked with very helpful staff

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tourist info offices are usually our first stop when visiting somewhere new and this one is very well stocked with very helpful staff

Thank Warren E
Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I paid a visit to Cork city tourism centre a while back and was very disappointed in the general attitude and lack of interest the staff showed

Thank jamesmckeon2016
Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by the tourist office to gather some information about Cork and surroundings areas. The office had tons of great materials and maps available. Very informative information available.

Thank Salle53
Belfast, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Friendly staff member with good information on Cork City. He gave us clear directions to the sights which we requested. Free maps and information. Could also buy guide books.

Thank Tripandyto
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

They have spent a lot of dosh having a service for people looking for budget b and b, or directions to county cork.

Thank Charles L
NW Ohio
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222 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We stopped here on our first day in Cork city to start our orientation. The staff were very helpful with maps, etc. They also gave us a great rundown of the various walking tours marked with signs placed by the town council. Definitely a first stop in Cork

Thank NWOhioGuy
Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Large tourist office convienently situated in the Grand Parade. Good selection of guides and literature. Knowledgable and helpful staff.

Thank John B
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We called in on Sat 5th November around midday and found the most helpful and knowledgeable tourist information officer on duty. He knew so much about everything we asked about and more - just wished we could remember it all. Thanks to him, we found 'Henchey's' a great pub with live music, around the corner from our hotel, a good... More 

Thank Howarth S
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

There is a wealth of information to be found here, most of it free, and the staff are friendly and helpful. There is a computer screen where you can easily find all you need to know about places to visit and how far away something is.

Thank Tracey G
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Ever since we came home I keep telling everyone how hiring Paul from Cork Airport Taxi was the best decision I ever made. We originally contacted him to take us on a little tour of Cork, but after a couple emails decided to have him pick us up in Killarney and drive us down through Bantry, Mizen Head, Dromberg Stone... More 

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