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Belfast Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral Church of St. Anne, has stood for over 100 years as a place of Christian worship in the heart of Belfast.

Belfast Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral Church of St. Anne, has stood for over 100 years as a place of Christian worship in the heart of Belfast.

The foundation stone of the Cathedral was laid in 1899 and the building itself, Romanesque in style, continued to grow over the years. The 40 metre stainless steel Spire of Hope was added in 2007. The Cathedral contains detailed mosaics by the sisters Gertrude and Margaret Martin, elaborately carved stonework by sculptors Rosamond Praeger, Morris Harding and Esmond Burton, beautiful stained glass windows and more.

The InSpire Kids Trail is now available for both schools and families! To pre-book or discuss the trail contents in more depth, contact a member of staff at the Cathedral.

The Chapel of the Holy Spirit is free to visit for quiet prayer.

Please visit belfastcathedral.org for further details.

Guided Tours:

Guided tours take you on your own personal journey through Belfast's magnificent Cathedral. Find out how the Cathedral's story is intertwined with that of its home city, discover the rich historic artefacts and be introduced to the people who helped shape this sacred place.

Admission (includes visitors guide or audio guide, available in eight languages)

  • Adults: £5

  • Concession, student and over 60: £4

  • Children aged 5-12 years old: £3

  • Family ticket two adults, two children: £12


Larger groups, including those from schools or colleges, are asked to contact the Cathedral in advance of their visit. Please phone 028 9032 8332.
  • Donegall Street
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT1 2HB

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Amazing architecture and historic building
  • Stunning visual art
  • Visitors welcome to join cathedral services
  • The new InSpire Kids Trail
  • Visitor Guides and Audio Guides available in 8 languages
  • Opening Times

    • Monday – 11am-3pm
    • Tuesday – 11am – 3pm
    • Wednesday – 11am-3pm
    • Thursday – 11am – 3pm
    • Friday – 11am – 4pm
    • Saturday – 11am – 4pm

    Sunday

    The Cathedral is open for the Sunday morning service at 11am. Visitors are welcome to attend this 11am service however unfortunately at this time they will not be able to tour the Cathedral on Sunday’s.

    For service times visit belfastcathedral.org where you will find updates regarding time changes.

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