Saint Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin, founded in 1191, is the larger of Dublin's two Church of Ireland cathedrals, and the largest church in Ireland, with a 43-metre (140 feet) spire. The other cathedral, Christ Church, is the diocesan cathedral of the diocese of Dublin and Glendalough.
Beautiful Cathedral near the city centre. Jonathon Swift the writer of Gulliver’s Travels was Dean here. There is a beautiful park beside the Cathedral. Go for a stroll and admire the red brick buildings built by Lord Iveagh for his workers in the Guinness Factory.
As the largest cathedral and one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Ireland, Saint Patrick’s has been at the heart of Dublin and Ireland’s history and culture for over 800 years.
Saint Patrick’s Cathedral has been part of Ireland’s history for over 800 years and today is one of the most popular visitor attractions in Dublin. Built in honour of Ireland’s patron saint between 1220 and 1260 Saint Patrick’s Cathedral offers visitors a rich and compelling cultural experience and…
St Patrick's Cathedral is traditionally the site of a Holy Well used by St Patrick for baptisms, and a Church dating back to late 5th Century.
The cathedral was originally founded in 1191 and is rife with over 800 years of Irish history and culture. A brilliant architectural wonder, its beauty can be noticed both inside and out.
The Cathedral is a place where history is alive and tradition breathes, where lives are remembered and transformed, and where all are welcome to experience and explore the loving presence of God.
“Great just to walk around and also visit the garden area at the back. Tours of the State Rooms are available as well tours of underground areas with foundation going back to Viking times. ”
“Whether you’re a Dubliner or a visitor, this is the park to wander round or relax in. ”
“Grab the 123 bus from just around the corner and it will drop you to the door of this must see Dublin highlight.”
“See a jail where Irish political dissidents were held and mistreated, contributing to the 1916 uprising that resulted to Irish independence. A very important part of the country's history. You can only enter with a guided tour so be sure to book in advance. ”
“One of Dublin’s oldest buildings has been a leading visitor attraction for over 1000 years. Inside the church discover, the medieval crypt, which extends under the entire church, an exhibition of church treasures, the tomb of Strongbow (leader of the Normans who captured Dublin in 1170).”