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St Marys Cathedral

Saint Mary's Cathedral James's Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 772 1253
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  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
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“mosaic work” (3 reviews)
“chapter house” (3 reviews)
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Saint Mary's Cathedral James's Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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+353 56 772 1253
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"mosaic work"
in 3 reviews
"chapter house"
in 3 reviews
"italian marble"
in 2 reviews
"pipe organ"
in 2 reviews
"great architecture"
in 3 reviews
"old church"
in 5 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 6 reviews
"black abbey"
in 3 reviews
"walk around"
in 2 reviews
"visiting kilkenny"
in 3 reviews
"mass"
in 7 reviews
"beauty"
in 7 reviews
"edifice"
in 2 reviews
"donation"
in 3 reviews
"gothic"
in 4 reviews
"awe"
in 3 reviews
"ireland"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another stunning must see in Kilkenny. The chapter house here has been completely restored with a super cafe in the basement with lift fitted for easy access from the carpark level. Public toilets here too.

Thank Kieran W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful and very ornate church undergoing renovations. Lovely for a moment of prayer and reflection.

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Although the photograph on trip advisor is of the nearby St. Mary's Church, the Catholic Cathedral is indeed much larger, and there is a fine Organ in the Gallery, and the Altar is adorned in Black Kilkenny Marble. The Stained glass windows are a highlight...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

I visited this updated and modernized museum today and took a guided tour. It doesn’t look like there’s much to see (you could probably stroll the entire thing 15 minutes) but the guided tour with Pat was incredible! Before the tour, I walked around for...More

Thank Kaleigh F
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

this is worth visiting a very convenient location and very nicely kept we enjoyed an hour here with the family

Thank helengoodsmith
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Nice Cathedral near the center of town. No cost to enter. Really great architecture and the inside was really beautiful.

Thank JimmyJackk
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Perfectly lovely cathedral, free to enter, close to the center of town. Nothing more amazing than any other cathedral, though.

Thank Matthew M
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

St. Mary's Cathedral is well maintained, and unlike many of the other cathedrals in Ireland, does not require an admission fee. However, they are obviously struggling financially, as they host a tea shoppe, open all day for business, which is not a bad place for...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

I wish my husband and I had more time to spend here. We were in town on a day trip and, by the time we visited everywhere else in Kilkenny we wanted to see, we were in a bit of a rush, however, I didn't...More

Thank Melissa G
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We were there on a Sunday right after the main service. Once it was over we were able to enter and walk around to see the stained glass and statues, etc. of the place.

Thank Cheryl S
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