"St. Canice's Cathedral & the Round Tower" St Canice Cathedral Tip by Ewingjr98

St Canice Cathedral, Kilkenny: 19 reviews and 42 photos

  St. Canice's Cathedral & the Round Tower
by Ewingjr98

Canice's Cathedral is considered one of the top churches in Ireland. The current structure, built from 1251 to 1280, stands on the site of earlier churches. The cathedral houses numerous tombs dating back to the late 1200s. Outside the cathedral stands the Round Tower, a 100-foot tall tower with steep stairs. During my visit, a young college girl was study at the doorway and accepting money from tourists to enter the tower.

Near the Cathedral stands St. Francis Friary, now part of the Smithwicks brewery and owned by Guinness.

Address: Vicar St.
Directions: Watergate

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Nov 16, 2006
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