Saint Patrick's Cathedral

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Fodor's Tick Choice

The largest cathedral in Dublin and also the national cathedral of the Church of Ireland, St. Patrick's was built in honor of Ireland's patron saint. Full review →


Frommer's 33

This is the largest church in Ireland, and one of the best-loved churches in the world. Full review →


Let's Go

You know all about St&*& Patrick—he chased the snakes out of Ireland, and he’s the reason you wear green and drink a lot on March 17. He’s also the namesake of this impressive Gothic... Full review →

The Cathedral is, of course, open to travelers of all spiritual backgrounds, but if you want to make sure that your visit isn’t too “religious-y” for your comfort, you might want to make it a musical experience by visiting during the bells-ringing ~ Open the bells are rung every Sunday at 10:30am and 2:30pm.

Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

It was at this cathedral, reputedly, that St Paddy himself dunked the Irish heathens into the waters of a well. Full review →


Michelin Guide 54

Not much remains of the original 12C church built close to the fountain (rediscovered in 1901) where the patron saint of Ireland is said to have baptised his first followers. Full review →


Time Out

This, the largest church in Ireland, dates from the 13th century but was founded on a far older religious site associated with St Patrick and dating from the fifth century. Full review →

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