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Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses

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Kilfenora, Ireland
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Ancient cathedral and High Crosses

We visited the cathedral and old crosses after watching the very interesting and informative film... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Kate F
Wexford, Ireland
Interesting spot with history

We were on a bus tour of the area and stopped here for a quick visit. There is no admission to... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
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“burren centre” (8 reviews)
“old church” (3 reviews)
Kilfenora, Ireland
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

We visited the cathedral and old crosses after watching the very interesting and informative film of the area at the nearby Burren Centre in Kilfenora. The remains of the cathedral are worth seeing and the highlights are the ancient celtic crosses which have been well...More

Thank Kate F
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We were on a bus tour of the area and stopped here for a quick visit. There is no admission to visit this spot. They have a glass roof over the cross remnants to protect them from the elements. There is a sign to help...More

Thank ct-cruisers
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The crosses are definitely worth a visit. The setting is modest (with a glass ceiling that allows for light, but seems out of place). The Cathedral includes these early-Christian icons, but also the graves of recently departed residents of the area. This will be a...More

Thank too_few_trips_1
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This old cathedral is an interesting piece of history. It's no longer a diocesan cathedral and is partly ruined but it remains a consecrated church. It's an unusual mix of a Protestant cathedral with a Catholic graveyard around it. Worth a stop.

Thank GuyRopeTrip
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Interesting if you are into old Celtic crosses. Worth about 45 minutes and some good pictures. Not many tourists, so we almost had the place to ourselves.

Thank bradziker1
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The Kilfenora Cathedral & High Crosses are worth exploring though if you're not interested in history or old monuments, the appeal will be limited.

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Make sure to not miss this site if you are in the area. Wonderful Celtic crosses from as far back as the . Enter the old Kilfenora Cathedral to see the crosses by walking to the left of the church past the graveyard out front....More

Thank RonCentralCA
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Located directly in the town of Kilfenora, the cathedral’s primary value to a tourist is its archaeological significance, which, quite frankly, is not of huge interest to me as someone looking primarily for photo ops while touring. Given all of the other beautiful churches and...More

Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The ruined cathedral is almost next door to The Burren Centre in Kilfenora, where we enjoyed an excellent tea and cake. We did not, however, stay for their film about The Burren. The collection of ancient crosses, erected within the ruined cathedral that now has...More

1  Thank Roganroy
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This was the 3rd stop on a tour of the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren. We didn't really have enough time to absorb it all. The highlight is a high cross made out of limestone karst. Although it’s in ruins, they still say mass...More

Thank Ann T
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