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Bristol Cathedral

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Address: College Green, Bristol BS1 5TJ, England
Phone Number: 44 117 926 4879
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Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 3:15 pm

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In addition to the general charm and interest of the cathedral itself, we liked the various exhibitions. One was an interesting and modern art installation - a moving (in both... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I've been to several cathedrals around Europe and this one seemed quite plain. There wasn't anything on the walls or roof, however it did have plaques everywhere which I found unique and interesting. You cannot take pictures in there (we went on Good Friday so I am not sure if that rule applies to other days). The Cathedral is located... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

In addition to the general charm and interest of the cathedral itself, we liked the various exhibitions. One was an interesting and modern art installation - a moving (in both senses!) tryptych of a group of young people on a cross, very compelling. Another was a fascinating work of local history, giving the stories of local men who had died... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is not the best cathedral in the world nor in UK but still worth a visit if you're in the area. Like most cathedrals can be stunning inside with gothic architecture mixed with more modern additions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Coming from the U.S. east coast where things from the 1800s are considered old, it is fascinating to walk through this church and marvel at its beauty and architecture. There are tombs in the church dating back to the 1200s. That's 200 years before Columbus sailed the ocean blue!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I have visited this cathedral a couple of time during my stay at Bristol. Although this is not one of UK's best, but it has its own beauty and history. I have to admit that I fell in love with the Gothic architecture. I do recommend visiting this Cathedral, if you are planning to visit Bristol

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hertfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This cathedral is a great sight to sore eyes after driving around Bristol this cathedral is Beatiful at night where it is all lit up. I didn't visit in the day but I would love to go inside on my next visit. Good for all the family and a great historic picture opportunity.

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Not one of the UK's best cathedrals but it is OK. Large chunks of it are Victorian (it's nave and west front) thus not ancient; however, some of it is 13th century. Most of it's grounds are paved over and surrounded by a busy road. Only a small section of its cloisters remain and they give access to a very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Free to visit (volumtary contribution if wished). Children were given a trail map where they could search for certain points of interest. Breathtaking in scale, and the small chapel (owned by Berkeley family) which was the childrens chapel was amazing. Worth a visit.

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somerset
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Living 1 minute away after a year im slighty fed up with the bells late on a friday eve sometimes till 10pm! love to know why as a sift worker drives me insane!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

In a slowly creeping surrounding thats thats 21st centery (@bristol) (park st) sits tge Bristol cathedral. This building oozes history out of every corner. Amazing architecture, beautiful stain glass windows, you feel as though you're walking back through time as you take a stroll through the many rooms. Visit and enjoy the stunning cathedral today.

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