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Saint Patrick's Cathedral

21-50 Patrick's Close | Off Clanbrassil St., Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 453 9472
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A magnificent cathedral that houses Jonathan Swift's remains (he wrote Gulliver's Travels). It is the only remaining cathedral in Ireland with a daily sung services. A small entrance fee is charged for tourists and all money raised goes back to paying for the upkeep of the building.
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21-50 Patrick's Close | Off Clanbrassil St., Dublin 8, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to be in Dublin and get tickets to see the Guinness Choir with guest Eleanor Mcelvoy perform for Christmas. It was beautiful! As my husband pointed out, we have seen cathedrals all over Europe but they are usually just full of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice to have made the visit but it was just another church with tales to tell if the stone walls could talk or whisper

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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a beautiful Cathedral, outside and inside. Though I was a bit more impressed with the outside. Inside beautiful sculptures, murals, glass work etc. over Christmas the Christmas tree display was quite nice. Loved every minute spend in here.More

Thank Ivanda V
StPatricksCathedral, Marketing & Events Officer at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for such a positive review. I am glad that you found your visit so interesting and that you enjoyed your time in the Cathedral. Our Christmas trees are part of our Christmas Tree Festival which will be staying up in the Cathedral until...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very imposing cathedral. A little out of the way in terms of a visit as I would have expected it to be a little more central. But the cathedral itself is worth a visit if anything.

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've visited many churches and cathedral but the St. Patrick's Cathedral is something different. It is huge and the stained glass is just breath taking. Worth a visit!

Thank julsuls
StPatricksCathedral, Marketing & Events Officer at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time and trouble to review our Cathedral. Your comments are greatly appreciated. We are delighted that you enjoyed the building. Kind Regards, Sarah O'Neill

Reviewed 6 days ago

If you enjoy visiting religious site and are in Dublin, don't miss it. There is a nominal entrance fee. While in the Cathedral, don't miss the crypt, lots of good historical presentations.

Thank Duane M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited in time for a Choral Advent procession by candlelight. Beautiful spiritual experience. No entrance fee as it was a religious event

Thank JulieGibbo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Especially important to visit, pray and meditate at this world famous cathedral with the connection to St Patrick, also with his Welsh connection. My wife is Irish & my background being Welsh. Great to visit both St David's Cathedral in Wales where St Patrick was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

St. Patrick's from the grounds, it's majestic architecture and incredible history brings much to be appreciated.The tour by volunteers is well worth the time. The insight they provide makes St. Patrick's complete in the knowledge of the church and the country of Ireland. Did not...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This and Christchurch Cathedral are both fairly similar in terms of beauty and style. If you like one, then you will like the other. We were again in love with the stain glass here and enjoyed the haunting Gothic style. There were very long lines...More

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Gary0021
31 October 2017|
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Response from Lynda1943 | Reviewed this property |
I cannot remember exactly which streets we took but we walked everywhere so my answer is yes. No cabs, no buses. We just walked.
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Gary0021
29 October 2017|
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Response from Andrew J | Reviewed this property |
A very large gift shop. The cathedral is more of a commercial exercise, rather than a place of worship.
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Chalee N
19 May 2017|
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Response from Krista C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can do a self guided tour, but there is a charge. However it is included in the Dublin pass if you get that.There is limited parking in the immediate vicinity but some areas nearby. I'm not certain on the hours, but... More
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