On March 17th every year people where green in Ireland and in the States, and they all come together celebrating St Patricks day. But, who was really St. Patrick? For a longer study on St Patrick’s life, read our article named: ‘March 23rd – St. Patrick’s Day. But who was really St. Patrick?‘
According to the legend St Patrick baptized believers in a well located on the spot of the cathedral today. The original church was later built as a tree construction on this spot, and then in 1192 a stone church was built on the same location. Major reconstructions were made in the 13th century, and by 1270 it turned into a cathedral.
If you plan on visiting the St Patricks Cathedral, make sure to walk in the nice park next to it. From there you will get a beautiful view on the entire church, and you can also see the Minot’s Tower from the 14th century. The church has got an entrance fee around 6 Euro and is open for visitors every day of the year.