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St. Malachy's Church

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Address: 24 Alfred Street, Belfast BT2 8EN, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 28 9032 1713
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Unusual city centre church

This church is just up from the City Centre Premier Lodge and is well worth a visit for its architecture. It is built in an unusual style, Tudor Revival, although it was started... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This church is just up from the City Centre Premier Lodge and is well worth a visit for its architecture. It is built in an unusual style, Tudor Revival, although it was started in the 1841. From the outside it looks like a brick built Tudor castle, while inside there is an amazing fan vaulted ceiling based on that found... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this church yesterday and I marvelled at its construction and design. It was empty and very calm and serene-despite my two girls making their own noise. On November 3, 1841, the feast of Saint Malachy, the foundation stone for Saint Malachy's Church was laid. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

On the feast day of St Malachy Nov 3rd , 1841, the foundation stone for St Malachys church was laid, completed three years later. It was designed by Thomas Jackson , and its outstanding feature is the fan vaulted ceiling , that Sir Charles Brett once described as a "wedding cake that has been turned inside out, so creamy, lacy... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Even you're not very religious sometimes it's just nice to pop in and sit for a minute or two away from the busy world outside...St. Malachy's gives you the tranquil space as well as being an architectural gem in the heart of Belfast, even Prince Charles visited to see the beautiful ceiling and renovation work recently completed.

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is literally across the road from the Premier Inn (Alfred Street). We didn't go in but its a beautiful church and on the Sunday there was a wedding taking place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

A beautiful church that has recenty undergone a complete restoration. It is a short walk from the Radisson Blu and is a must see.

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Belfast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Beautiful church just off the city centre. Open all day to everyone and no matter what religion this should be on everyone's itinerary. Architecture is unique and such a quiet oasis.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a small church, but way more interesting than St. Anne's Cathedral. Well worth the detour to see it..

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Axminster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

A delightful church. The only place in Belfast though we were told not to leave our bags. Every where else we were told was very safe.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is where my son got married to my lovely daughter in law what a wonderful church we all celebrated a day to remember.

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