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Christ Church Cathedral Entrance Ticket & Self-Guided Tour

Product ID: 79334
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Explore one of the most sacred monuments in Dublin on a self-guided tour of the nave and crypt of Christ Church Cathedral. Learn more about Dublin's oldest working structure. Admire the stained glass windows and medieval floor tiles of the nave.
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Highlights
  • Discover the Magna Carta and the oddities of the crypt of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin
  • Marvel at the stunning nave with its magnificent floor tiles
  • Follow in the footsteps of Middle Ages pilgrims
Full description
Journey back in time by almost 1,000 years as you enter Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. Built circa 1028, the sacred monument is perfectly located in the heart of the city's medieval center and features a beautiful interior and the largest crypt in Ireland.

Constructed in the early 12th century, and the oldest structure still in use in Dublin today, the crypt is home to some fascinating memorials and curiosities. Look at the treasury, and see the mummified cat and rat. According to cathedral lore, the cat chased the rat into the pipe of an organ and both became stuck. They are mentioned by James Joyce in "Finnegans Wake" and are known locally - with typical Dublin wit - as "Tom and Jerry." Watch an audio visual presentation about the site.

Follow in the footsteps of the pilgrims who beat a path to the church in the Middle Ages. Learn about the important collection of relics in the church. Admire the stained glass windows and medieval floor tiles of the nave. 
Includes
  • Entrance to Christ Church Cathedral Dublin
  • Self-guided tour of the nave and crypt
What’s Not Included
  • Guided tour
  • Belfry experience

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Welcome Desk, Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin 8.

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  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Smoking
  • Flash photography
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• If you arrive into Ireland from a location that is not on the green list, you will have to restrict your movements for 14 days. Please do not book until you completed your 14 days. Please see current green list countries via the following link: https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/travel.html

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Product ID: 79334