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Address: Saint Mary's Church Cathedral Place, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number:
353-64-31014
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This imposing Catholic church is the city's best known architectural...

This imposing Catholic church is the city's best known architectural landmark.

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Beautiful building

Absolutely gorgeous building, Huge high ceilings, Very imposing, Everytime I pass by it there's always a wedding on, What a beautiful venue

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
murf2007
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Cork, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely gorgeous building, Huge high ceilings, Very imposing, Everytime I pass by it there's always a wedding on, What a beautiful venue

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County Cork, Ireland
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were just walking around Killarney town centreand came upon This cathedral. It is stunning and even if you had no interest in architecture you would have to be impressed with this building . The stonework inside is amazing. The day we visited there were 4 christening cermonies going on so that was an added bonus. Plenty of parking but... More 

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Kenmare, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love buildings. Pugin is a favoured architect. Imagine my delight on seeing this beautiful example of his work. It's modern interior is due to extensive renovations but I feel Pugin would have loved it. I do. A ten minute visit before you go for a walk in the park or shopping, or an hour looking at Pugin's outside or... More 

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Attard, Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for midnight mass. We enjoyed visiting the cathedral earlier in the day, as during mass is not the right time to 'visit' as a tourist. It is interesting as regards architecture and importance.

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Augusta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Have attended Saturday evening Mass here several times ... And each time I have been blown away by the beauty of this church. The cantors have been awesome . This church as served as a hospital during the famine

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Historical building right in the city centre and I would recommended A guided tour which will enable you to gain more interesting facts

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Nenagh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Went to Mass on New Years Day and it was a lovely service with beautiful musical accompaniment. Great way to start a new year.

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

A stunning cathedral in the heart of Killarney! Walkable grounds, easy parking. Gorgeous architecture and stained glass windows. Loved the St. Therese alter and candles available for purchase. Don't miss it!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

It was a long walk from center of town but I couldn't wait to see it's ancient architecture. I just had to follow the tallest spires standing above all other buildings. A huge wedding was happening on December 31 so I could not enter. Un- fortunately.

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Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

The Cathedral can be seen from many vista's about the city. It is grand and is an architectual masterpiece. Mass and Confession are offered conveniently throughout the week and what an experience to participate in this beautiful Cathedral.

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