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Christ Church Cathedral

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Address: Cathedral Square, Waterford, Ireland
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This cathedral is chock full of history and you can easily spend an hour here taking in the beautiful architecture and reading about how it all came into being. Also, while... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 August 2016
Popdani K
Clonegal, Ireland
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Clonegal, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This cathedral is chock full of history and you can easily spend an hour here taking in the beautiful architecture and reading about how it all came into being. Also, while you're there search out Sheila, a lovely woman docent who, in addition to being kind and lovely, is quite knowledgeable about Christ Church Cathedral and all things Ireland.

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Chamois, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Respectful during Saturday evening pre-service times, not to be disrespectful as a visitor, but stunned sunday at mid-afternoon to find the church not only locked, but the barred gates closed and locked and cold. Guess non-members uninvited.

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County Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

This is a beautiful building in a central location, extremely historical with some great monuments and interesting facts.

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Only in the dark and depressing recesses of Lutherian Germany have I come across such a depressing building, soulness, very disappointing

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Birr, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

only ok -interesting ceilings-friendly Dean . Not really my cup of tea, but if you into churches it is worth a visit-fab organ

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North West England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

I went to Waterford to trace the Roberts family history and found what I wanted, Thank you very much for showing me around. But one think I am very cross with and that is David Rogers for saying there was a meeting with you on the Monday 25th July 2016 at 10-00am and when I arrived there he had not... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Beautiful 18th century cathedral. Both Catholic and Church of Ireland Cathedrals in Waterford were designed by the same man, John Roberts and are very different. Christ Church has an amazing ceiling. There are many memorials in the church and the tomb of a merchant named Rice, which is well worth a look! There are daily tours of the church which... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

One of the finest cathedrals on the island of Ireland. Worship has continued on this site since at least the 11th century. As one would expect it is situated in the centre of this interesting historic city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a beautiful old Cathedral. Well worth a visit. Within easy walking distance from city centre

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

The interesting thing about this cathedral is that it is one of two in the city designed by the same architect, John Roberts. The Roman Catholic one, very different in style, is a few minutes walk away. Christ Church is very restful, with a clear, unfussy interior - although it's worth looking up at the ornate ceiling. However, it's also... More 

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