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“Incredible Experience” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Saint Patrick's Cathedral

Saint Patrick's Cathedral
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US$51.60*
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Dublin Pass with Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #26 of 498 things to do in Dublin
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: A magnificent cathedral that houses Jonathan Swift's remains (he wrote Gulliver's Travels). It is the only remaining cathedral in Ireland with a daily sung services. A small entrance fee is charged for tourists and all money raised goes back to paying for the upkeep of the building.
Latrobe, Pennsylvania
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“Incredible Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2012

Definitely worth the time to go inside & explore & see all the history inside. Words can't describe the experience. A must to see.

Visited February 2012
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“I guess you have to be Irish to fully appreciate it”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2012

Well, I guess Irish people have special connection to this place, so as a full disclaimer, I'm not Irish. So from my point of view, this is a grand place, but I wouldn't say it's a world class attraction. The cathedral architecture is not that special, it was rebuilt many times and the most of the building structure is fairly recent. In that sense Christ Church nearby is a more interesting place. Also, frankly, this is the first time I saw admission fees charged to enter a cathedral. That also positions this place more into a landmark category than a spiritual place.

Visited February 2012
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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Big Place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2012

Inside viewing a must
This building is surrounded with beautiful gardens

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Riverside, California
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“A great piece of history worth the stop”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

There are over 20 stops on the hop on-off bus and you will be hard pressed to do it all in a day or even two. I'd place this in the top five things to do on that route. But thats because Im a history buff also interested in the history of religions.

Visited February 2012
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“Must See”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2012

St. Patrick's Cathedral is a must see for those visiting Dublin. Most of my favorite pictures from my trip were at St. Patrick's - a very beautiful site. They do have a gift shop within the church as well if you are looking for souveniers.

Visited December 2011
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