Christ Church Cathedral is the cathedral of the United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough situated in Dublin, Ireland. Churches have stood at the location since the 11th century. The current cathedral was mainly built in the 19th century during a renovation led by the architect George Edmund Street. The cathedral has a mixture of Gothic and Romanesque styles. The current tower of the cathedral was built as part of the 19th-century renovation, there are 19 bells situated within the cathedral. The cathedral has always been a popular place of worship in the city and it is a popular sight for sightseers as it is recognised as Dublin's oldest building.
The cathedral is situated within the city centre and is within walking distance of most city centre car parks. By bus, take the 27, 56a, 77a, 150 or 151 buses that stop close to the cathedral.
Opening Times and Admission
The cathedral is open 9.30am-6pm, Monday-Saturday. On Sundays, the cathedral opens at 12.30pm-2.30pm and 4.30pm-6.30pm. The last admission is set for 45 minutes before closing. There are two ticket options at the church ‘Self Guided’ and ‘Guided’. A Self Guided ticket is 7 euros for adults with concession discounts available and guided are 11 euros for adults with concession discounts available. Guided tickets include a tour guide that takes you around and gives you an in-depth insight into the cathedral.