St Colman’s Cathedral
St Colman’s Cathedral
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  • Kavo85
    Dublin, Ireland999 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Spectacular
    St Colmans is probably one of the most spectacular cathedrals ive seen on the island of Ireland & up there with some of the best ive seen across Europe. Free to enter with a local guide onsite to give you a few snippets of history. Beware though as the cathedral is at the top of the big hill and the walk might be a little taxing for some.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 17 August 2023
  • family4vacation
    Lewis Center, Ohio61 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Beautiful and Astounding Cathedral
    If you are already in Cobh, I can't imagine being there and not touring this magnificent cathedral. Truly astounding in size, scope, detail, and beauty. We visited so many churches during our Ireland vacation and this one truly stood out as the most amazing. We really were blown away with everything about this Cathedral. Worth visiting!
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 1 October 2023
  • Ron C
    Belleville, Canada2 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Definitely a stop not to be missed.
    Cobh Ireland is a beautiful, picturesque town with a bustling downtown area. Many of the attractions are within easy walking distance and within sight of the Colman Cathedral. The area is very hilly so those with mobility issues may have difficulty getting around. Colman Cathedral itself is a beautiful Gothic style church that is a must see and the views from the grounds are breathtaking. The only downside was that the stores close at 5:45 p.m. and our ship was late arriving so that left little time to explore the quaint little shops. Definitely on our list of places to return to in the hopefully not too distant future.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 May 2024
  • AlbertSalichs
    Manresa, Spain22,077 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very interesting Cathedral
    St. Colman's Cathedral is the main religious building located in Cobh, a port city in the South of Ireland, near to Cork, the second most important city in the Country. The Cathedral has a tall bell tower, which you can see from afar. The building was built between 19 a 20th Centuries in a Gothic-style. Nowadays, it is probably the most characteristic building in the city. Also inside you can see a big main nave and walk around the church. Very interesting the cathedral and the views of the sea. (See also Cobh Cathedral)
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 8 July 2024
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lindsey c
Missoula, MT95 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
This is a BEAUTIFUL space, and incredibly ornate (over the top ornate) it’s clear no expense was spared. I would love to know who paid for it, who designed it and at what cost to the community.

I wish we could have caught a tour.

It’s still in use, and I would love to have known a bit more about its history.

Worth a peak… but really is excessive for a worship space.
Written 23 November 2023
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Kavo85
Dublin, Ireland999 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
St Colmans is probably one of the most spectacular cathedrals ive seen on the island of Ireland & up there with some of the best ive seen across Europe.

Free to enter with a local guide onsite to give you a few snippets of history. Beware though as the cathedral is at the top of the big hill and the walk might be a little taxing for some.
Written 17 August 2023
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Ron C
Belleville, Canada2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Cobh Ireland is a beautiful, picturesque town with a bustling downtown area. Many of the attractions are within easy walking distance and within sight of the Colman Cathedral. The area is very hilly so those with mobility issues may have difficulty getting around.
Colman Cathedral itself is a beautiful Gothic style church that is a must see and the views from the grounds are breathtaking.
The only downside was that the stores close at 5:45 p.m. and our ship was late arriving so that left little time to explore the quaint little shops.
Definitely on our list of places to return to in the hopefully not too distant future.
Written 30 May 2024
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Toronto, Canada176 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Family
We took the Cobhconnect bus from st Patrick’s quay. It was reasonable at €6 return for adults and €4 for students. The bus was comfortable and the way to the cathedral was beautiful. The cathedral is stunning with amazing views. It is very quiet and peaceful. The location around has picturesque multi coloured houses and is an easy walk to the waterfront from there to the Titanic visitor centre which too is worth a visit.
Written 27 September 2022
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RJSquidly
O'Fallon, IL61 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Family
We didn’t even make it inside (one of the kiddos wasn’t feeling well), and it was still one of the highlights of our trip. Between the scenic drive there, to the absolutely picturesque location, to one of the most stunning cathedrals that I’ve ever seen. If you’re in the area, don’t miss it.
Written 2 January 2020
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family4vacation
Lewis Center, OH61 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
If you are already in Cobh, I can't imagine being there and not touring this magnificent cathedral. Truly astounding in size, scope, detail, and beauty. We visited so many churches during our Ireland vacation and this one truly stood out as the most amazing. We really were blown away with everything about this Cathedral. Worth visiting!
Written 1 October 2023
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geneb1952
Saint Louis, MO21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
While staying in Cork, we did a day trip to Cobh (which is less than 3 miles from Cork). A beautiful town by the sea with quaint shops galore, friendly people.

There is plenty to see and do in Cobh. Plenty of free parking around the village and all kinds of places to grab a bite or drink.

One of the largest and most beautiful Cathedrals we've ever seen was St. Colman's Cathedral.It was some of the most outstanding architecture and wonderful stained glass windows. On the outside, it had sculptures of all the st.s above the entrance door. Even a couple gargoyles which I assume represented demons. You could see the cathedral from any point in town as it sat on top of the hill in town and was so large you couldn't miss it.

Cobh was another of the places we were glad we saw and had so much to offer. It made for a wonderful day trip.
Written 3 October 2019
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James G
106 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019
We stopped in Cobh and walked up to the Cathedral. Placed on the hill it gives you great views of the city, harbor and the Titanic pier. The cathedral itself is very beautiful with great woodwork in the ceiling, a great organ and stained glass window. I heartily recomend the walk up.
Written 20 August 2019
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Lisa L
Prospect, CT210 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 • Couples
We quite by accident went to St. Colman's on the way down to the Cobh waterfront. Absolutely stunning. We were mesmerized by the architecture. Definitely worth stopping in for a few minutes to appreciate this structure.
Written 1 August 2019
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Sean Fleming
Christchurch, New Zealand694 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 • Friends
On a trip to Cobh we took a walk up the hill to see the cathedral. This structure dominated the landscape by looking over the town.

Unlike some churches/cathedrals it’s free to enter.

Everything about this place is stunning. So much skilled and detailed work has gone into it. From the outside stonework and carvings to the inside woodwork, stain glass and stonework.

Truly beautiful.
Written 9 July 2019
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