Situated in the heart of the city, Christ Church Cathedral is Dublin’s oldest working structure, and has welcomed pilgrims and visitors for almost 1,000 years. A working cathedral, Christ Church is renowned for its magnificent architecture and fascinating history. Admire the stunning stained glass and unique floor tiles of the cathedral nave. Learn the secrets of Strongbow’s tomb and uncover the amazing story of the heart of St. Laurence O’Toole, Dublin’s patron saint. Explore the Medieval Crypt, the largest in Ireland, and visit the Treasures of Christ Church exhibition featuring priceless silver and Ireland’s first copy of Magna Carta. Take a guided tour, climb up the medieval staircase to the Belfry and ring the famous Christ Church bells. Before departing, visit the Foxy Friar gift shop and browse the wide variety of beautiful gifts and crafts exclusive to Christ Church Cathedral.
Open: Open year round. See website for opening hours.
Admission: Admission fees apply.
By Bus: Take bus numbers 13, 27, 40, 49, 77a, 77x or 123.
By Luas (tram): Take the Luas Red line to the Four Courts
By Dart (rail): Take the Dart to Tara Street