St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, Kilkenny
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Visit the ancient St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, considered the second-longest cathedral in Ireland. Historians believe that this site has has hosted Christian worship since the 6th century, though the current structure dates back to the 13th century. Walk the grounds and admire the cathedral's English Gothic style. Climb to the top of the 9th-century Celtic Christian round tower that stands 30 m (100 ft) tall. Study the architecture and interiors, which have been carefully preserved in the original style. Arrange your visit to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower and discover more family-friendly attractions in Kilkenny using our Kilkenny holiday planner.
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  • There was a Christmas market and Christmas tree fair on inside the cathedral when we went to visit. It is a lovely cathedral and I think worth a visit. The lady behind the desk was so lovely and infor...  more »
  • We spent a week in Ireland and a week in Scotland so we saw multiple castles, cathedrals and forts. I must say this one, albeit old and very inexpensive, was average at best. It's a self-guided tour a...  more »
  • Great castle! This tour was excellent and the amount of authentic history is second to none. Medieval history at its finest! Great city and a must see!