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Address: 6 Victoria Place, Derry, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 7126 2301

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This beautiful Church is a must for a visit when in the City of Derry. Amazing stained glass windows, marble altars and much more. A great history attached to this Church.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MARYANNT45
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Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful Church is a must for a visit when in the City of Derry. Amazing stained glass windows, marble altars and much more. A great history attached to this Church.

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Newcastle
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

Having heard of St Columba, and his Journey to Iona, I was interested to visit here, while sightseeing in the city. a very short distance from the city walls, so very easy to build into an afternoons sight seeing walk, worth a visit

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Derry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

A church with beautiful interior and marble altars. Historic location , being the original site of St. Columba who went Iona and from his disciples Christianised Scotland and Northern England.the Columban settlement preceded Derry Walls by 100 years

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Derry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

I love visiting this Church, the alter is one of the most beautiful I have seen. Well worth a visit, such a sense of history and serenity - you will not be disappointed.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This church is one of the loveliest churches in Irreland. It is medium sized but the sense of history envelopes you as a soon as you walk inside. The paintings, mosaics and altars are all beautiful. I visited here on 9th June the feasr day of the patron saint of Derry and after whom the church is named. There was... More 

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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

This little church is one of the most beautiful churches I've been in and I've been in a lot, you won't be disappointed when you visit st Columba's church

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Derry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

will not be disappointed, with this visit, but please be very respectful as our Lord is present on the Altar

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Eminence, Missouri
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

One of the oldest religious sites in Derry. Beautiful church, as pretty as most cathedrals inside. Good exhibits about St Columba's founding of the city.

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Rye, New York
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

The altarpiece is quite a surprise for such a modest-looking church. The church is close to the Bogside Murals.

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Rye, NY
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

Although the church is small, the interior and especially the altar are beautiful and worth a visit. Look for crucifix in an unusual position: in the choir loft area. Walk around to the back to see the shrine to times when masses had to be offered in hidden spots. The church also provides an excellent overlook to the big side... More 

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