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Christ Church Cathedral

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Andrew
Andrew
March 02, 2019
Christ Church Cathedral is the official seat of both the Church of Ireland and the Catholic Church in Ireland. The original cathedral was a wooden church built shortly after the Viking King Sitric Silkenbeard made a pilgrimage to Rome in 1028. Rebuilt in stone and expanded over the next few…
David
David
February 02, 2019
Christ Church Cathedral (founded c.1028) is one of the top visitor attractions in Dublin. Step inside and you can enjoy the cathedral’s beautiful interior and fascinating medieval crypt.
Sweta
Sweta
January 25, 2019
one of the main tourist attraction - just across from the building!!
Greg
Greg
December 31, 2018
The earliest manuscript dates Christ Church Cathedral to its present location around 1030. Dúnán, the first bishop of Dublin and Sitriuc, Norse king of Dublin, founded the original Viking church, which was probably subject to the archbishop of Canterbury.
Anna
Anna
October 06, 2018
Christ Church Cathedral worth a visit

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8 Christchurch Pl
Dublin, Dublin