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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  • Unfortunately we arrived too late to go up the Tower. However, adjacent to the Tower are some well illustrated information panels charting the development of Kilkenny. Within the Cathedral is a layout...  more »
  • St. Canice's Cathedral is surrounded by an old and interesting cemetery. There is a cost to go up the round tower, and a cost to go into the cathedral. Currently the cathedral is undergoing some upkee...  more »
  • This can be considered as the beginning or the end of a tour or the Kilkenny city. Not far from city center but you have to climb few stairs. You have to pay to enter the cathedral and the tower. It i...  more »