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St. Columb's Cathedral

London St. | Londonderry, Derry, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7126 7313
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Majestic, neo-Gothic Church of Ireland (Anglican) Cathedral, built between 1628 and 1633. St. Columb's is the oldest and most historic building within the walled City of Londonderry. It has recently been extensively restored. The Chapter House Museum displays artefacts from the Siege of Londonderry in 1689 and also many other interesting items.There is an audio visual display which tells the visitor the history of the Cathedral and there are guide leaflets available in 8 Languages. Admission is free - donations are welcome.
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London St. | Londonderry, Derry, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Although you will be told it was built between 1628 and 1633 - much of the interior including the lovely pine ceiling and the stained glass windows are from the 1800's. It is important to have a guide, or read a guide-book to find many...More

Thank harpsncats
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It is a beautiful cathedral lots of very old history of famous people, must visit to appreciate its beauty.

Thank Jeanette H
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Built by the Irish Society between 1628 and 1633 the Cathedral has a central place in the history of Londonderry, and is therefore a must see when visiting. it also lives up to expectations, and is alive as a continuing place of worship in the...More

Thank AlistairBurrow
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful Cathedral, if you think outside is stunning then go look in. Its not just a Cathedral, its history. Theres so much detail in this building its a must see. The Cathedral is used daily, and a big tourist attraction. Whether you are...More

Thank kirstiet85
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

What an amazing building.It felt like a smaller version of St Paul's Cathedral. So many interesting flags,carvings etc.

Thank ronniesstudios
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We visited the cathedral on our walking trip around the city walls. The cathedral has a very interesting museum and very helpful staff. There are short video presentations about the cathedral and some of its famous congregation. I would highly recommend a visit for anyone...More

Thank Paul5Belfast
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This cathedral is lovely inside - free to enter (just ask for a donation) and beautiful floor tiles, stained glass and dark and white stonework. Just off the city walls so easy to stop off for a few minutes on your walk round the city

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is a must stop if you are walking on the walls that surround the old city. It is a beautiful cathedral. I had an ancestor who was married in the cathedral in the 1600's, and the guide showed us the original records.

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 2 July 2016

short stop here during our walk around the city Derry....beautiful inside and outside.....catholic or not it was very neat to see

Thank Hibby922
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The cathedral is very pretty, and we happened to visit when someone was willing to play the organ. Worth a visit!

Thank walkerbob
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Not sure what you are on about here? It's a Church that is open to the public you can take your children with you supervised.
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