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Cork Self-Guided Audio Tour

Cork Self-Guided Audio Tour
Departs From: Cork,
Ireland

Local Information: Cork City, Co. Cork

About Cork Self-Guided Audio Tour

  • Cork Self-Guided Audio Tour

Tour Code: 30114P40

Duration: 1 to 3 hours

Download a vibrantly-narrated mp3 audio guide combined with a map detailing the area of your tour.
This magical walking audio tour will take you strolling along popular St Patrick’s Street, the enchanting English Market echoing with the sound of the bell of St. Anne's Church.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: The English Market, Cork, County Cork

There has been a market on this site since 1788 and its official name is the Princes Street
Market.
The reclaiming of marshy lands strongly influenced the development of the market. The
channels in between were in
-
filled to form many of today’s st
reets such as St Patrick’s, Grand Parade
and Princes Street, proving ideal in forming the market.


Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St Patrick Street, Cork, County Cork

The street once formed a curving part of the River Lee and was initially turned into a canal, alongside
which quays and sh
ops sprang, until, in 1780, it was completely filled in to form the street it is today.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Butter Museum, Cork, County Cork

The Cork Butter Museum is located in the building that used to house the Cork Butter
Market.Opened in 1770, it became the largest butter exc
hange in the world and traded for 150
years, exporting Cork butter worldwide and bringing great wealth to the city.


Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St. Anne's Church, Cork, County Cork

Shandon district of the city, is one of Cork’s most famous landmarks, the pepper pot like st
eeple of
St. Anne’s Church, which at a massive 170 feet has continued to dominate Cork’s skyline since 1722

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St Fin Barre's Cathedral, Cork, County Cork

St Fin Barre is the legendary Patron Saint of Cork, who arrived in the seventh century and built the
monastic set
tlement at the mouth of the River Lee, which became an important portal from county
to city.


Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Elizabeth Fort, Cork, County Cork

Elizabeth Fort was built in 1601, following Queen Elizabeth I’s order for five star
-
shaped forts to be
built outside the
defence walls to protect the coastal towns of Ireland.

Duration: 15 minutes

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