Cork Heritage Open Day is a unique event celebrating the amazing architecture and history of the Built Heritage in the Cork City Region.
Cork Heritage Open Day sees some of Cork’s most fascinating buildings ranging from the Medieval to the Military, the Civic to the Commercial and the Educational to the Ecclesiastical open their doors free of charge for one day only. Cork’s Built Heritage tells the tale of wars and peace, learning and praying, high living and humble beginnings.
As a way of referencing the building’s locations, 5 themed self-walking routes throughout the city are suggested on the map at the back of this guide. You are more than welcome to visit buildings of interest individually, or why not make up your own route, it’s all part of the fun of getting to know this beautiful city better! We are delighted to present a packed programme so as to get the most out of the day, why not select 4 or 5 buildings or events and enjoy strolling around the city at your own pace!
Cork’s Built Heritage tells the tale of wars and peace, learning and praying, high living and humble beginnings.
As a way of referencing the buildings locations 5 themed self walking routes throughout the city are suggested but feel free to make up your own route. Its all part of the fun of getting to know this beautiful city better.
There are over 100 events organised throughout the city with activities for young and old alike. No matter what your age of area of interest there is something for everyone in this packed programme of events.
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