I found it very compelling that this church was visited by Christopher Columbus. It is still in good shape, and in use. It is fairly small, but very accessible on a walk through the town. If you're in Derry, don't miss it.
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I had the distinct pleasure of singing here with my choir, as we toured the country last week. This is a beautiful historic church, and it was a wonderful performance space. Worth a look if you are in the area.
The workmanship in the cathedral is remarkably unique and detailed; The magnificent stain glass windows recall the time of the siege. Nice that it is still in use for worship. The museum in the church holds many items from the siege.
The building itself is stunning and you can't help but be captivated as you approach it on foot. Immediately inside is a cannon relic from 1688 that was super cool to see. It's a bummer that you couldn't take photos inside (I like to share...More
The Cathedral is of course a place of worship but, with its great sense of history, particularly its place at the centre of the siege of 1688, it will be of great interest to many visitors of all types and creeds. We particularly enjoyed the...More
An interesting and well spent few hours. The cathedral oozes with history and interesting facts. A vital part of the history of Londonderry.