Cobh, Republic of Ireland
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Getting To Know Cobh – Cruise Port Guide
Our Cobh cruise port guide is a quick and easy introduction to what you can see and do in this interesting Irish town. Cobh, formerly known as Queenstown, is famous for its connection to the RMS Titanic, as this small town in the south of the country was where the ship made her final port of call. Cobh is also home to the former White Start Ticket office which is now a huge tourist attraction named ‘Titanic Experience. One of the interesting facts about the Titanic Experience comes in the form of your ticket, which is designed to look like a ships boarding card, complete with a name. At the end of the experience, you can learn more about the person behind the name on the card and whether he or she survived that fateful early morning on April 15 1912.
Cobh truly a picturesque place and certainly worth exploring during your call. The main town is within walking distance and there are numerous bars and restaurants along the way. Your time in Cobh is also the perfect opportunity to try an authentic Irish coffee.
You can easily fill your day, or pass your time by people watching from outside one of the Irish pubs. The locals are friendly and always happy to help visitors find their way around. Cobh is best explored on foot and there are a variety of cruise lines that visit.
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Entrance to the cathedral is free of charge and it’s just a short walk from the cruise terminal.
During the summer months, the Titanic Experience can get very busy and because of this, we would recommend you book your tickets online in advance. This will also mean no waiting when you get there, as you’ll likely be assigned a specific time to arrive.
Key Highlights of Cobh
- Titanic Experience
- Titanic Walking Tour
- Cobh Heritage Centre
- St Colman’s Cathedral
- Spike Island