Cork Tourist Attractions

Cork has many great tourist attractions and you will never be short of things to do and see during your visit to our beautiful city. From the old buildings that tell the story of our past to modern sights your day can be easily filled.

Our English market boasts one of the largest indoor markets in Europe and some of our churches have historic sculptures and amazing examples of architecture.

One of our most famous is Shandon which with its four faces stands overlooking Cork and is a must visit if only for its amazing view over the city and the chance to try out bell ringing for a small fee.

Where to Begin Your Cork Vacation

Everyone has different demands when it comes to a city tour and it all depends on the amount of time you have and the pace at which you wish to move. you may just want a leisurely stroll or wish to get in as much to your schedule as possible.

Below is a list of some sites to get you started and we hope that you enjoy every single one of them.

  • Shandon Church
  • The English Market
  • St. Finbarr’s Cathedral
  • The Cork City Gaol
  • University College Cork and its Surrounds
  • Cobh the departure point of the Titanic.