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Guildhall

Guildhall Shipquay Place, Derry BT48 6DQ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7137 6510
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Beautiful architecture

Grand building beautiful architecture and stained glass windows. Very accessible, stones throw from... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jkbhogal
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Do pop in.

Nice building to browse about on a wet and windy day. Good insight into historical aspect of the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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The historic Guildhall is one of Derry's most recognisable landmarks, located in the heart of the city since 1890. The Guildhall is a must see visitor attraction with over 20 magnificent stained glass windows representing the history of the city and the Plantation of Ulster exhibition . The newly refurbished and award winning Guildhall provides a unique and state of the art venue for events. The main hall has a capacity of up to 600 standing or 400 seated and provides a stunning backdrop for corporate hire, conferences, events and civil ceremonies. The Whittaker Suite can accommodate up to 60 and is the perfect space for business meetings, functions and civil ceremonies. All spaces are equipped with state of the art technology for sound, audio and lighting.
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Guildhall Shipquay Place, Derry BT48 6DQ, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Grand building beautiful architecture and stained glass windows. Very accessible, stones throw from city hotel in derry. Opposite the historic walls

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice building to browse about on a wet and windy day. Good insight into historical aspect of the city.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely outstanding tour of Derry guildhall. Jerry is a gifted speaker and his command of Irish history is entertaining educational and in speaking of present history - moving and hopeful👍👍👍👍👍

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Reviewed 1 week ago

i love this place so relaxing sitting outside that place watching every one go by and the lovely water fountins WOW love inside is so lovely

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The exhibition situated within the Guildhall outlines the history of Derry through the centuries. Well worth a visit

Thank Geoff K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a truly beautiful building and is very well worth a visit. When we visited there were exhibitions about The Plantation of Ulster and they were very enlightening, all in all the whole Guildhall has been very well done and keeps you interested right...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very interesting to visit.You can learn a little history and see beautiful stained glass window.The museum inside is small but informative. It is located in the old town near the city walls. It is definitely worth a stop. You can wear the robes and sit...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful building that takes centrestage in any panorama of the city, set wonderfully on the river's edge just outside the city walls. Houses a city museum, free to enter, that is a little underwhelming and takes only a short while to visit. At the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff of Guildhall were very friendly. The stained glass windows are plentiful and there was a nice exhibit of the history of the town, If you want a photograph of the fountains in front of the building, they aren't always rising up so grab...More

Thank Susan E
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting stained glass windows with tradesmen featured rather than the saints. All the signs are in three languages. English, Celt and Scotts Celt. The organ is huge. Wonder if it ever gets used. Spent an hour in here looking around. There is a fair bit...More

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chjinkettoh
23 October 2017|
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Response from Eskimo26 | Reviewed this property |
I think as I can remember there is a throne on the 2nd floor where you can sit and there is a cape/robe you can put on. Possibly? Ask the lady at reception desk.
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31 March 2017|
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Response from mamjjjggffxvh | Reviewed this property |
oh I emailed them and it says there open easter saturday
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I would check with the Internet site
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