St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, Kilkenny

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Visit the ancient St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, considered the second-longest cathedral in Ireland. Historians believe that this site has has hosted Christian worship since the 6th century, though the current structure dates back to the 13th century. Walk the grounds and admire the cathedral's English Gothic style. Climb to the top of the 9th-century Celtic Christian round tower that stands 30 m (100 ft) tall. Study the architecture and interiors, which have been carefully preserved in the original style. Add St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower and other attractions to your Kilkenny trip itinerary using our Kilkenny trip planner .
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  • Beautiful cathedral located in the center of the city that is worth a visit is easy to travel and is recognized by its round tower
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  • I have visited Kilkenny many times but only on my last visit did we venture in to see St. Canices and the round tower. It is simply stunning. The 800 year old cathedral is still in use today and we sp...  more »
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