About Saint Patrick’s Cathedral
Ireland’s largest church was founded beside a sacred well where St. Patrick is said to have baptised converts around 450A.D. A stone slab bearing a Celtic cross and covering the well was un-earthed at the turn of the 20th century. It is now preserved in the west end of the cathedral’s nave. The original building was just a wooden chapel and remained so until 1192 when Archbishop John Comyn rebuilt the cathedral in stone. Much of the present building dates back to work completed between 1254 and 1270.
Saint Patrick’s Cathedral Map
Note: Map is an approximate indication ONLY. Please contact Saint Patrick’s Cathedral for directions and precise location prior to your visit.
The best time to vacation in Dublin in order to make the most of your visit has been decided
While we’d argue that all year round is the best time to visit Ireland, depending on what you’re looking for from your vacation, there could be better times than others to travel.
According to Frommer’s, Spring and Fall (Autumn) are the best times to visit Ireland but each of the seasons has its own charm, whether you’re looking to get the best of the weather or whether you want to make the most of a great round of golf.
Saint Patrick’s Cathedral – Dublin Places to Visit
Dublin is an ideal destination to visit during a weekend. The Capital of the Emerald Isle is a buzzing, vibrant city.