No one will fault you for taking the more traditional tourist route to sightseeing in Dublin, but when you’re done exploring St. Patrick's Cathedral, the Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and the Guinness Storehouse, take a journey to see the city's quirkier, less visited attractions. Care to see Napoleon's toothbrush or stroll through a car park to uncover the coolest street art? Follow our lead and visit these eight hidden gems in Dublin for a unique and unforgettable experience
St. Patrick's Cathedral, Manhattan, New York City. The Neo-Gothic-style cathedral, which can accommodate 2,200 people, is built of brick clad in marble, quarried in Massachusetts and New York. It takes up a whole city block. The cathedral was completed in 1878, its huge proportions dominating the midtown of that time. Outstanding features include its stained glass, altar and art works, and three organs. by Alan Knox
Detail of the cathedral's entrance... Art works... The Pietà, sculpted by William Ordway Partridge, is three times larger than Michelangelo's Pietà. The cathedral's Stations of the Cross won a 1893 artistry prize at Chicago's World's Columbian Exposition. Commemorating his visit to the city in 1979, Pope John Paul II bustis located in the rear of the cathedral.[
St. Patrick's Cathedral is the largest church in Ireland. Unusually, Dublin has two cathedrals belonging to the Church of Ireland, which act effectively as co-cathedrals. The Archbishop of Dublin has his official seat in the other one, Christ Church Cathedral Dublin.