The visitor to Cobh has a number of Cobh Visitor Attractions to choose from but all should really be visited to gain an understanding of the history behind Cobh town. Cobh Heritage Centre located in the old Victorian Railway, depicts life around the famine years and the path which immigrants had to take to leave Ireland for a future in America and further.
The Titanic history is steeped in the town of Cobh, it being its last port of call before it went down in 1912. Cobh Museum holds more details on Cobh’s town culture and its Victorian history.
Cobh Cathedral is a magnificent architectural piece both inside and out, with the largest 49 bell carillon in Ireland or Britain, it is visited by many tourists each year.
Also in Cobh town centre on Casement Square is the Lusitania memorial to all those people who lost their lives on the Lusitania in 1915 and the bodies which were brought ashore were buried in the Old Church Graveyard in Cobh. You can now take a boat trip out to Spike Island, visible from Cobh’s shoreline, and take a tour of the Island and its star shaped fortess.