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The Saint Patrick Centre, Downpatrick
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The Saint Patrick Centre is the only permanent exhibition in the World dedicated to Ireland's Patron Saint and one of the top tourist destinations in Ireland.Make The Saint Patrick Centre a centerpiece of your Downpatrick vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Downpatrick vacation planner.
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Had a great visit to the Saint Patrick Centre, which is in the middle of Downpatrick. They have a top-notch exhibit on Saint Patrick, a great restaurant / cafe, and a gift shop where I stocked up on s... read more »
Wonderful presentation in motion picture format: on Patrick as a man and his influence on Ireland. Although I had read about St. Patrick I had no idea of the number of geographical connections that ca... read more »
If you are a history and you love Ireland, you know St Patrick is a intricate of it. This center is to explain the myths, legend, and facts about St Patrick. Well worth it, most likely not for everyon... read more »
We really only made a brief visit to the Saint Patrick Centre so I have to confess my review was based only of a few aspects (primarily the cafe, to be honest). We visited during a break from an all-day tour elsewhere in the area (our guide said the centre served a really good lunch). The food here was absolutely top class! Everything was (or at least seemed to be) home made and really fresh. I had a sausage roll like I've never had before - thick, delicious sausage (full of shredded onion), and warm, crumbly pastry. My fiancée had beef stew which had the tastiest gravy. We shared a little shortbread biscuit and it took all of my self control to leave without clearing out the biscuit tray! We couldn't stay long but did have a chance to explore the gift shop and the gardens but would go back again given the chance. The staff here were really friendly despite being swamped with visitors at the time.
Great Experience! Learned about St. Patrick and all he has done. The staff was very friendly and the gift shop was an extra plus. A great idea for adults and children alike. A must see if you are in Northern Ireland!
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