St Patrick’s Cathedral is the national cathedral of the Church of Ireland, it is situated in Dublin, Ireland. The church which was founded in 1191 is currently the largest and tallest in Ireland, with a towering spire that reaches the height of 43 metres. The Gothic cathedral building was built between the years 1220 and 1260 and has been restored multiple times since. The cathedral is well known for its choir, which perform daily during the school term. The architecture of the building is impressive, especially on the interior.
The cathedral is accessible on foot from the city centre. You can also take the bus to the cathedral, the 27, 49, 54, 77, 150 and 151 all stop outside.
Opening Times and Admission
The cathedral is open daily, Monday to Saturday 9am-5pm and on Sundays opening times vary due to services held at the cathedral. You can either visit the cathedral on a self-guided tour or a guided tour, the latter should be booked in advance. Standard admission is set at 7 euros for adults and 6 euros for concessions.