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Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches)

Province of Connacht, Ireland
+353 99 61263
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Interesting Ruins

This site is located on the west side of Inis Mor and is quite interesting. Although it is known... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Historical ruins of two 7th century churches

Although termed ‘ the seven churches’ there are in fact only 2 churches with few domestic... read more

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Province of Connacht, Ireland
+353 99 61263
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This site is located on the west side of Inis Mor and is quite interesting. Although it is known as”Seven Churches” only two of the foundations are actually churches. The larger one, St Brecan’s Church, was built over the 8th to 13th centuries. It has...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although termed ‘ the seven churches’ there are in fact only 2 churches with few domestic buildings. The title seven is possibly an allusion to the pilgrimage circuit of Rome which incorporated seven churches. St Brecan’s Church is a large multi period church c. 8th-13th...More

Thank ThePBR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on a foggy damp day, it's stark remains brings to mind what once was. Untouched for what seems decades makes you think what life was on this island years ago. great place for photos!!!!!!!! Just be prepared for unsteady ground.

Thank dotdoctor2002
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Our tour guide, Noel, brought us to this site which I'd likely have missed on my own. Interesting bit of history and good photo op.

Thank JKorW
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I visited Na Seacht Teampaill with a great tour guide and was impressed by its amazing solemnity, history, and beauty.

Thank Megan H
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We were extremely lucky to have Dara Molloy as our tour director. He gave a very informative talk and added to our visit.

Thank KeepTrvlin
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This was an interesting stop on our tour around Inís Mór. Although the location is named Seven Churches, there actually were only two churches and five other out buildings. I enjoyed learning the history of the location, but also the fact that it is still...More

Thank Martha R
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

If you're on a bus tour, you're bound to stop here. It's not really 7 churches (only 2 apparently) but the ruins of both the churches and other dwellings, as well as the fact that it is also in use as a graveyard, gives it...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 September 2017

A set of ruined church buildings, named the 7 Churches. There's only one actual church ruin, but legend tells of 7 Romans who dies on the island being buried there. Nice to wander round when it's quiet, it's very atmospheric, especially if there's a good...More

Thank Dawn D
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Even on the cold, rainy, windy day this is a wonderful place. The site of 2 churches and 5 auxiliary buildings, mass is still said here once a year, and burials still take place in the cemetery. The site dates from the 8th century, and...More

Thank Jefferson H
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