St. Michan's Church

Top 1% of attractions in Dublin
8 / 10

8 expert reviews

“There has been a place of worship on this site since 1096, and the current building dates from 1686, though it was drastically restored in 1828 and again following the Civil War.”

– Time Out

Fodor's Fodor's
"However macabre, St. Michan's main claim to fame is down in the vaults, where the totally dry atmosphere has preserved several corpses in a remarkable state of mummification." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
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"Macabre remains are the main attraction at this church, which was founded by the Danes in 1096 and named after one of their saints." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Walking into this somber, dignified Protestant church with its magnificent organ is certainly impressive—but the star attraction here is underneath your feet." Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"Founded in 1095, St. Michan’s Church is an active house of worship in Dublin." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
1 Star
"Founded in 1095 by the Danes, the church was later rebuilt. Handel is said to have composed his famous Messiah on the organ." Full review
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