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St. Malachy's Church

24 Alfred Street, Belfast BT2 8EN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9032 1713
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Ancestral church

We got a message from our aunt while we were in Belfast informing us that this is the church our... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
A church I always try to visit.

This is lovely church which has been recently restored to a high standard.It was opened in 1844 and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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24 Alfred Street, Belfast BT2 8EN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9032 1713
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We got a message from our aunt while we were in Belfast informing us that this is the church our great grandparents belonged to so naturally we stopped by. The interior is beautiful , the statues and ceiling are exquisite. If you're in the area...More

Thank eddon
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is lovely church which has been recently restored to a high standard.It was opened in 1844 and provided services with out interruption right up until 2008 when it closed for renovation until March 2009.It is said to be one of the best Tudor Revival...More

Thank charlie019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like churches this is a well worth visit. I'm not a religious person but always visit churches and cathedrals. Absolutely stunning!

Thank PamelaBaxter
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Attended services here on a recent visit to Belfast. Overall, very nice church with beautiful, if somewhat unusual, Victorian Gothic exterior that one does not really associate with churches generally. I learnt as well that this church in the middle of the 19th century was...More

Thank corrsid12
Reviewed 3 August 2017

You will easily find this church. It's simple, but we had to know this style too. Draw well outside the door, the first attempts did not open, almost quit, but a local came and he opened the door and we entered the door. The entrance...More

Thank Hoinara
Reviewed 25 July 2017

St. Malachy's is a very interesting Roman Catholic Church. From the outside it almost looks like a fortress. Inside it is totally different. It was bright and there were some interesting artworks as well as its most noted fan ceiling. There is a lot of...More

Thank Life-travelers
Reviewed 14 July 2017

From the street, St Malachy's looks more like a fortress than a church, with its austere exterior of Belfast red bricks. Once inside, it is another world. Firstly, it is highly decorative and truly beautiful, with the highlight (quite literally) being the stunning fan-vaulted ceiling....More

Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Beautiful church paintings and architect if special. I attended this church when I was younger still beautiful;

Thank philomenak783
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit when going to Belfast. The church was recently redone and looks spectacular. Stay for a nice service

Thank Elizabeth N
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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Friendly people here who take a real interest in visitors. Man insisted on introducing us to the priest. The church is beautiful. We heard the wonderful bells from ourhotel across the street.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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