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Christ Church Cathedral

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Christ Church Cathedral is one of Dublin's oldest buildings, a leading visitor attraction and a place of pilgrimage for almost 1,000 years. Famous for its breathtaking beauty, magnificent architectural features and wonderful floor tiles, Christ...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went to the Christchurch cathedral with my da and bro it was amazing learning all about the historical city 🌃 of Dublin.In the Norman days Dublin was very religious and spiritual

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must see. The details are absolutely breath taking. It is amazing to see and to learn about all of the history of this Cathedral.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Denise S
Reviewed 4 days ago

So, like a lot of people, I’ve done “tourist stuff” in other places, but never in my home city. This week was time to remedy that, and first on the list was Christchurch which I used to pass daily but never entered. It didn’t disappoint....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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SophieG3313, Tourism & Events Administrator at Christ Church Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Notmyrealname32, Thank you very much for visiting Christ Church Cathedral and for posting a review of your visit to TripAdvisor. We are thrilled to read and receive your five-star review. It's always wonderful to hear of Dubliners becoming tourists in their own city, as...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We joined the Sunday Service, having first walked through the entrance for a look around and being invited in. The service was very good and the choir were amazing. First time I have been to church for a service in a very, very long time...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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SophieG3313, Tourism & Events Administrator at Christ Church Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Culture668024, Thank you very much for visiting Christ Church Cathedral, and for posting a review of your visit to TripAdvisor. We are delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit to Dublin's oldest working structure, and that you had the opportunity to join...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was part of a personal walking tour of several great sites in Dublin. We went to the National Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin Castle, St Stephen's Green, Merrion Square, Christ Church and St Patricks Cathedral. Next to the Long Room in Trinity College, this church...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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SophieG3313, Tourism & Events Administrator at Christ Church Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kgv2828! Thank you very much for visiting Christ Church Cathedral and for posting a five-star review of your visit on TripAdvisor. We are absolutely delighted to read that among all the other great Dublin landmarks included on your walking tour, that Christ Church Cathedral...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful buildings in Dublin. It's nice to explore the area around and there is a picture opportunity from every angle. There is a beautiful alley behind the cathedral which looks great at night though I wouldn't necessarily recommend walking there alone...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We sat during morning prayer and the priest shook our hand at the end. He then offered to talk about the Cathedral. There a beautiful stained glass windows to see, burial monuments and the medieval crypt under the Cathedral is very interesting. We didn't have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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SophieG3313, Tourism & Events Administrator at Christ Church Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi 860elainen! Thank you very much for visiting Christ Church Cathedral, and for posting a review of your visit on TripAdvisor. We are so pleased to learn that you had a warm, friendly, and interesting experience at Dublin's oldest working structure. This is exactly what...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While St Patrick's gets all the love, I found Christ Church to be a bit more interesting. Less ornate, but still with something to draw your eye around every corner. The catacombs were an exciting aspect of the church to explore. A copy of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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SophieG3313, Tourism & Events Administrator at Christ Church Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Heidi W! Thank you very much for visiting Christ Church Cathedral and for posting a review of your visit on TripAdvisor. We really appreciate your feedback, and we are delighted to learn that you found your visit to Dublin's oldest working structure to be...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recently stopped by for a short visit. The cathedral is not overly ornate but the catacombs are worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Seafoodtraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church was beautiful! The catacombs were interesting with a copy of the Magna Carta in a display case. We did this right after St. Patrick's Cathedral so after seeing both of these, we had our fill of churches. Stopped at the Brazen Head for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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You don't have to and please don't go! It's a waste of money!
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Unfortunately not, you have to buy a full ticket as the tour guide goes with you.
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I don't know if they have a scanner. If I was you I'd print it just to be on the safe side or contact them via email or phone
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