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St. Columba's Church (Long Tower)

6 Victoria Place, Derry, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7126 2301
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This beautiful Church is a must for a visit when in the City of Derry. Amazing stained glass... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Beautiful Church, with exceptional interior

Having heard of St Columba, and his Journey to Iona, I was interested to visit here, while... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2016
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6 Victoria Place, Derry, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7126 2301

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

This beautiful Church is a must for a visit when in the City of Derry. Amazing stained glass windows, marble altars and much more. A great history attached to this Church.

Reviewed 25 November 2016

Having heard of St Columba, and his Journey to Iona, I was interested to visit here, while sightseeing in the city. a very short distance from the city walls, so very easy to build into an afternoons sight seeing walk, worth a visit

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

A church with beautiful interior and marble altars. Historic location , being the original site of St. Columba who went Iona and from his disciples Christianised Scotland and Northern England.the Columban settlement preceded Derry Walls by 100 years

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Reviewed 19 August 2016

I love visiting this Church, the alter is one of the most beautiful I have seen. Well worth a visit, such a sense of history and serenity - you will not be disappointed.

Thank Mrsp35
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This church is one of the loveliest churches in Irreland. It is medium sized but the sense of history envelopes you as a soon as you walk inside. The paintings, mosaics and altars are all beautiful. I visited here on 9th June the feasr day...More

Thank Madeline M
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

This little church is one of the most beautiful churches I've been in and I've been in a lot, you won't be disappointed when you visit st Columba's church

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 28 June 2016

will not be disappointed, with this visit, but please be very respectful as our Lord is present on the Altar

Thank Noel B
Reviewed 26 June 2016

One of the oldest religious sites in Derry. Beautiful church, as pretty as most cathedrals inside. Good exhibits about St Columba's founding of the city.

Thank Bill O
Reviewed 8 June 2016

The altarpiece is quite a surprise for such a modest-looking church. The church is close to the Bogside Murals.

Thank robert j
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Although the church is small, the interior and especially the altar are beautiful and worth a visit. Look for crucifix in an unusual position: in the choir loft area. Walk around to the back to see the shrine to times when masses had to be...More

Thank jj435Rye
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How close is this chapel to the train station?
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Response from Watson1962 | Reviewed this property |
It would take 15 mins walking just walk over the bridge keep on the left hand side of the bridge come to the end of the bridge and keep left walk up past the park keep walking till you come to the traffic lights walk... More