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St. Anne's Church

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Ring the Shandon Bells

How many churches allow you to ring their bells? This was such an amazing and unique experience... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
297laurie
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Unique Cork Experience

Great site and value, views of cork city are amazing and students loved ringing the church bells... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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...more
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2 Church Street | Shandon, Cork T23 YN88, Ireland
Shandon
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How many churches allow you to ring their bells? This was such an amazing and unique experience! There is an easy to follow along songbook provided, so you have a few different tunes to choose from. This is a must visit spot in Cork!!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 297laurie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great site and value, views of cork city are amazing and students loved ringing the church bells. Knowledgeable and friendly staff also.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very welcoming Church and well worth a visit. Lots to see and consider inside, and more to see after 132 steps up narrow stairways to balcony level of Tower. Great fun having a go at playing the Shandon bells, pity for neighbours.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank sr551
Reviewed 16 February 2019

Please include this church, affectionately named The Four Faced Liar (the clocks on each side of the tower often shows different times) on your trip to Cork. You can play the bells and climb the tower to see the city in all its beauty. It...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Roger B
Reviewed 15 February 2019 via mobile

Well worth a visit if walking around Cork. Lovely church with access to the bell tower offering great views across the city.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank GM2132
Reviewed 2 January 2019

the church is of some interest itself (and obviously highly valued by its dedicated 'flock' who will gladly talk to visitors about it) and has the unusual feature of a bell tower visit (for a fee) with access to a splendid view-point from this hill...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mike2trip
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Called in during a walking tour of Shandon, the church is quite small in comparison to many in Cork but it was interesting to see the Green Coat statues and great fun to ring the bells.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Angel57
Reviewed 17 November 2018

Here for the first time, after a walk in the city I visit this fantastic church. The style is old with nice sculptures inside. Great tower!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank MattR476
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The highlight of your visit is actually ringing the bells of the tower, where else do you have a chance to do this! Climb the stairs to the top of the tower and you get a great view. It's fun just do it and if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank funpower
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I'm sure the city of Cork is tired of hearing Hey, Jude, The Game of Thrones theme song, and Frere Jacques, but it really is a very fun, easy, cheap experience. There is only one way up and down so expect some traffic jams in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Emily T
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