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Christ Church Cathedral in Ireland
Also known as The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, this historic landmark is the oldest building in Dublin. It was founded in 1030 and continues to serve as a place of worship. The cathedral is open to the public outside of worship hours for tours and exploring. Visitors can head here outside of worship hours to walk through the medieval crypt, visit pilgrimage sites, and to experience the Evensong choir presentation. The cathedral also hosts special events and Christmas programmes throughout the year.

Details

Prices -

Admission: €7.00 adult, €5.50 senior/student, €2.50 child, €17 family Guided Tours: €11.00 adult, €9.50 senior/student, €6.50 child, €29 family
 

Hours -

Varies by season; open every day at 9:30am except on Sundays
 

Events

  • Evensong Choi
  • Cathedral Night
  • Refugee Week
 
 

Activities

  • Medieval Crypt
  • ‘Cat & the Rat' Exhibi
  • Weekly Service
  • Pilgrimage Site Wal
  • Prayer Wal
  • Christmas Activities
 

FAQs

  • Can I tour the Christ Church Cathedral? 

    Yes. Visitors can take self-guided tours of the cathedral to visit the exhibitions and need to purchase tickets. Some areas of the cathedral are restricted during services and events. The venue maintains a calendar of events online so visitors can find out more about music, worship, and other programming.
  • When was the Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin built?

    Early manuscripts indicate the cathedral was founded by King Sitriuc Silkbeard and Dunan, the first Bishop of Dublin in 1030. It was originally a Viking church and was incorporated into the Irish church in 1152. The church has been restored many times of the years and now houses manuscripts and artifacts that date back many centuries.
 

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