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St. John's Cathedral

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Address: Saint John's Cathedral Cathedral Place, Limerick, Ireland
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+353 61 414 624

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Well worth a visit

A lovely 19th century cathedral, with some beautiful stained glass and a beautiful Pipe Organ, which is used on Sundays for Mass, with the choir at 12 noon. A variety of church... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
marymcc2013
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Limerick, Ireland

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Limerick, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

A lovely 19th century cathedral, with some beautiful stained glass and a beautiful Pipe Organ, which is used on Sundays for Mass, with the choir at 12 noon. A variety of church music is sung, from contemporary to classical and plainchant.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This museum use state of the art methods to make the history of ireland understandable. The only place that we visited in Limerick.

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Thank andries762015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a piece of Limerick city and it is beautiful. A must go to see if in the city and would suggest anyone to go there.

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Thank Jesse C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit if you're in Limerick. You have a nice walk through the city to get to this Cathedral. Didn't got in though.

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Bronxville, New York
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

they charge an admission fee. no house of worship should require money to enter. I opted to spend my money at the bar across the street instead.

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County Limerick, Ireland
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This beautiful building has many outstanding stained glass windows and statues to read about and admire. In existence for more than 150 years, the spirituality of the place is almost tangible as the prayers of generations permeate the very walls. Well worth a visit and if you get a chance to hear the organ, even better!

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Seattle
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306 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Staff are friendly and willingly share stories of the cathedral's history. Stunning architecture with curved ceilings, turrets and beautiful stained glass windows. Free to enter, but they do appreciate donations.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016

St. John's is a bit off the beaten path, however, a lovely walk through the Limerick neighborhoods. Beautiful adoration chapel.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

perfect day out in the city of Limerick. Well preserved and peaceful. never been to Ireland before so enjoyed my time there. the staff are knowledgeable also and welcoming. lots to see and read and take in.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Another beautiful Cathedral to wander into and feel the quiet peace it carries within. The style and atmosphere is amazing.

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