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Elizabeth Fort

Cork City
Elizabeth Fort Cork City

Elizabeth Fort located just a short 5 minute walk from the English Market in The Grand Parade. Just cross over the Nano Nagle Footbridge and continue up Barrack Street. Elizabeth Fort is located right beside Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral.

Elizabeth Fort Cork City

Elizabeth Fort first built on the site in 1601 to defend Cork City. The fort was built as a defensive structure is set on a hill offering stunning views across Cork City, from Shandon Steeple and and the stunning Saint Fin Barr's Cathedral. It is one of the best free attractions to visit in Cork city. The original fort of 1601 was demolished and rebuilt in the 1620's which you see today.

Elizabeth Fort is open to the public and entry is free of charge,it provides great views over Cork city. Opening times 0930 – 1700.

What's Nearby

St. Fin Barres
St. Finbarres Cathedral
Fitzgerald's Park
Fitzgerald's Park
Cork Museum
Cork Museum
UCC
UCC
Nano Nagle Place
Nano Nagle Place
English Market
English Market

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Accommodation in Cork City

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Free Admission

Crawford Gallery

Crawford Gallery

Cork Museum

Cork Museum

English Market

English Market

Elizabeth Fort

Elizabeth Fort