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St. Anne's Church

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Address: 2 Church Street | Shandon, Cork, Ireland
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+353 21 450 5906
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Sun 11:30 - 15:30
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One of Cork's most prominent landmarks, you can enjoy the unique experience...

One of Cork's most prominent landmarks, you can enjoy the unique experience of ringing the original 18th Century Church bells, view the mechanism of the famous four faced liar clock, climb the tower to experience spectacular views of Cork City and beyond and visit the beautiful interior of St, Anne's church, one of Cork's oldest buildings.

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Ring the Shandon Bells

Great View across Cork city from the top of the Church. It's any awkward climb up the last two flights of steps to the very top You can actually ring the bells by pulling the... read more

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

Great View across Cork city from the top of the Church. It's any awkward climb up the last two flights of steps to the very top You can actually ring the bells by pulling the ropes as prompted by the "sheet music" situated in front in front of you as you pull the ropes.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the trek up Shandon street to ring the bells! Very cheap I think it was €5 when I went. The view at the top is breathtaking on a clear day! Bring your camera and panoramic lense for some amazing shots of the city.

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Clifton Park, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the old church and the opportunity to ring the bells! View from the top is amazing. The write up had me concerned about the climb to the top but it was no problem at all

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I had a great time attempting to ring the Shandon Bells. The view of the city is wonderful but it is quite a narrow climb to the top.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We visited a few days ago and it was very quiet so we had the place to ourselves.Lovely lady on the info desk deserves a mention. The church is lovely with lots of ancient books and curios on display. The climb to the top was a little strenuous for me but I'm very unfit and the view from the top... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We were here with a large group and got a nice discount. Climbed the tower and were rewarded with an awesome view of the city!

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Love the view and that you are able to ring the bells. A fun experience. a bit tricky as you have to climb underneath the bell, i am always scared somebody is gonna ring the big bell when I am just underneath it. But on a sunny day, you will have a beautiful view over Cork

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

You get to ring the bells and annoy the neighbours. There's an incredible panoramic view of the city and surrounds. We went with kids and thought it was fantastic. It was only €2 per adult.

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Went to ring the bells of St. Anne's. Unknown to me, my boyfriend proposed at the top of the bell tower. Such a romantic place, a wonderful panoramic view of the city. St. Anne's will always hold a special place in my heart. Huge thanks to the lovely lady at the entrance who congratulated us so warmly and presented us... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

It's funny playing the bells and, After a lot of steps, there is a wonderful view of the city. The translation of the guide from english to italian is terrible!!!

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