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St. Columb's Cathedral

London St. | Londonderry, Derry, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7126 7313
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Majestic, neo-Gothic Church of Ireland (Anglican) Cathedral, built between 1628 and 1633. St. Columb's is the oldest and most historic building within the walled City of Londonderry. It has recently been extensively restored. The Chapter House Museum displays artefacts from the Siege of Londonderry in 1689 and also many other interesting items.There is an audio visual display which tells the visitor the history of the Cathedral and there are guide leaflets available in 8 Languages. Admission is free - donations are welcome.
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London St. | Londonderry, Derry, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 7126 7313

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Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

I found it very compelling that this church was visited by Christopher Columbus. It is still in good shape, and in use. It is fairly small, but very accessible on a walk through the town. If you're in Derry, don't miss it.

Thank 326Richard
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I had the distinct pleasure of singing here with my choir, as we toured the country last week. This is a beautiful historic church, and it was a wonderful performance space. Worth a look if you are in the area.

Thank mvgirl41
Reviewed 26 April 2016

It was a nice Cathedral but I can't say it was spectacular. There are other sites and cathedrals we enjoyed more.

1  Thank ed78
Reviewed 26 April 2016

The workmanship in the cathedral is remarkably unique and detailed; The magnificent stain glass windows recall the time of the siege. Nice that it is still in use for worship. The museum in the church holds many items from the siege.

Thank Syndi04345
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The building itself is stunning and you can't help but be captivated as you approach it on foot. Immediately inside is a cannon relic from 1688 that was super cool to see. It's a bummer that you couldn't take photos inside (I like to share...More

Thank Christine E
Reviewed 14 April 2016

The Cathedral is of course a place of worship but, with its great sense of history, particularly its place at the centre of the siege of 1688, it will be of great interest to many visitors of all types and creeds. We particularly enjoyed the...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 4 April 2016

An interesting and well spent few hours. The cathedral oozes with history and interesting facts. A vital part of the history of Londonderry.

Thank travellingred
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Open, warm and welcoming church. A holy place to meet with God in the heart of a bustling city. Was surprised there is no daily evening service; this would be much appreciated.

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Average cathedral but what I loved were the knitted personalized knee pillows and the history exhibition. Really entertaining and educational.

Thank Georgi V
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Amazing piece of history a fantastic building to look at n appreciate it amazing location in Derry very historic n loverly

Thank jamie1578
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Doodlebug_604
Hi there, I was wondering if any one can confirm if there is a kids club and when it runs from to ?
27 February 2015|
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Response from Fawkirk1 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what you are on about here? It's a Church that is open to the public you can take your children with you supervised.
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