St. Mary's Cathedral, Killarney

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Admire the combination of architectural influences at St. Mary's Cathedral. This Gothic cathedral is partly designed after Ireland's medieval churches. The brown-and-gray stonework and three stained-glass lancet windows represent traditional Irish features added by local architects. Visit the church between services to inspect the fine work inside. Consider observing a service to fully appreciate the somber beauty of the chapel. Before you head to Killarney, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Killarney trip planner, to make sure you see all that Killarney has to offer, including St. Mary's Cathedral.
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  • This cathedral is something special and you feel that you are in the home of God when you visit here. It is a old building but with modern technology with mikes and camera screen she making sure that ...  more »
  • This cathedral stands out with its impressive... the Windows are, as described by many,. Here, old is combined with modernity. ..
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  • The truth is that it was closed and we could only see it on the outside. But given the location and the environment is striking enough. And on the outside it is very nice. Strolling through the city is the very best.
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  • Wonderful catholic Church. Thanks God for this Great Place to Worship.
  • Fantastic personal faith experience. Beautiful and well maintained church.
  • Attended Friday mass here while in Ireland! A wonderful service and gorgeous chapel!
  • Make sure you stop here! Very pretty. Some altar pieces are contemporary, an interesting blend with the older stuff. Very majestic cathedral.
  • Beautiful place

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Where to stay in Killarney

Travelers visit Killarney for the national park surrounding it, and there are plenty of places to stay in town that capitalize on the natural beauty of the valley setting. Because of its popularity, Killarney has more hotel beds than any other town or city in Ireland other than Dublin. Stay at a hotel or hostel in the town's center near the bustling corner of Main Street and East Avenue Road, or find a place along the side streets off Main Street for easy access to tourist shops, local pubs, and restaurants. There are plenty of affordable bed and breakfasts or guesthouses just within walking distance from the center, or you can stay outside of town at a scenic farmhouse or luxurious resort.
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