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St. John the Evangelist Church

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Address: The Stream Upr. John Street, Kilkenny, Ireland

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Another Christian monument in this historical city

We found this by accident as it isn't on the medieval mile or necessarily one of the highly sought after attractions. Also, by comparison it is quite new, as it was built during... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Gary B
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Stoney Creek, Canada

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Stoney Creek, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this by accident as it isn't on the medieval mile or necessarily one of the highly sought after attractions. Also, by comparison it is quite new, as it was built during the 1800's. Regardless, it is well worth the stop and is attached to a convent with an Order of nuns who still live there

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Absolutely beautiful church inside and out,my parents where married here in 1973 and i got married here in 2003 its a fabulous church and worth a visit to say hi to the man himself.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

With so many stunning churches to visit in Kilkenny you might as well visit St. John. It's free to get in and the architecture is excellent.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Stunning church with gorgeous architecture and stunning design. Huge ceilings and purely peaceful, captivating beauty! Would recommend stopping and seeing this is in Kilkenny.

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Thank Gbgirl1705
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

We arrived there by chance and it is quite lovely. It's not the most striking but it's still quire worth a visit. It's free of charge.

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Dublin, Ireland
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

We visit this church by mistake, because we thought it was the cathedral. Anyway, we went inside and took a look and it is an average church, nothing exciting. It is not ugly, and maybe it worth the time to visit.

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Macomb, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Right outside downtown Kilkenny it's a beautiful cathedral with gorgeous stained glass on the inside. Although it's not very large, it's always open for people to go in and have a look. Definitely worth stopping in to if you're in town.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

A bit of a walk but a very beautiful one. Came upon this by accident but what great views and even a black cat to go with the grave yard that surrounds the church!

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

What a fantastic find. I was fortunate enough to attend the Kilkenny Choir perform 'Sacred music from Paris' supported by the Kilkenny youth choir. A polished professional performance given by all, testament to the talents of founder and conductor Phil Edmondson. If you see a concert advertised make sure you book it. I can't recommend them enough. .

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

Had occasion to attend Mass here and was very impressed with the architecture and inside of this building

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