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Reviewed yesterday

This is a hidden gem, as the interior comes as a total surprise. It is unlike any other cathedral I have ever seen and well worth a look. I look forward to attending a concert there to hear the special acoustics and experience the atmosphere.

Thank Maritta M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cathedral is easy to locate, right in the middle of the town. It is kept beautifully, and well worth going inside, and reading about those who died in the World Wars. The Cathedral has a welcome feel. Don’t walk past it. You will find...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cathedral was a wonderful short visit. It has a wonderful history and some lovely artifacts and art work. It's not Italian so don't expect that copious luxury. But it's interesting and worth a short visit.

Thank Malone2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fine Georgian Cathedral which is sited on a place of Christian worship for almost 1,000 years. Construction of this present building began in 1773 and completed by the same John Roberts who designed the Roman Catholic Cathedral in 1779. This gives Waterford the unique...More

Thank GiovanniCork
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The current structure was completed in 1779 but is rumored to be the site where an Irish Princess (Aoife) married Strongbow (an English knight) in 1170. There are two thrones outside commemorating this event. The interior is beautiful with stained glass and wonderful ceiling work....More

Thank Toothsc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful stained glass windows. Fascinating tombs and crypts. A very old church with beautiful architecture.

Thank walescelt
Reviewed 10 August 2018

The history of this church is fantastic, I love the idea that Strongbow got married here. Some of the tombs are a little harsh to look at. It is great to be able to see into the foundations. The placement of the organ is unusual....More

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I had the privilege of performing with my choir at this lovely little cathedral. It doesn't seem that impressive on the outside, but the inside is breathtaking. They also have a nice little gift shop right in front, and all the proceeds go to the...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 28 June 2018

It makes such a change to have a cathedral in Georgian style that has not been "updated" by the Victorians. An elegant space with lots of light and elegant decoration.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 20 May 2018

A very bright and beautiful cathedral on the inside. The pipe organ took center stage as you entered the building. There were stained glass windows throughout as well as statues and memorials. There was also quite a bit of information explaining the history of the...More

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