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Bristol Cathedral

College Green, Bristol BS1 5TJ, England
44 117 926 4879
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Ranked #10 of 134 attractions in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

A beautiful, imposing building and grounds that made a stunning setting for our daughter's graduation ceremony.

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73 reviews 73 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Another piece of fine architecture that this city has to offer< and A very peaceful place to gather your thoughts.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Cathedrals are always a welcome oasis in the maelstrom of hectic living. It's lovely to light a candle and pray for someone, or for peace in the world. A chance for a few calm moments. Not to be missed.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Lovely Cathedral, not far from the city centre, containing beautiful carvings, interesting memorials going back many hundreds of years, and a beautiful fan vaulted ceiling. The organ was being played during our visit which only added to the atmosphere of the place. Unlike many other cathedrals, admission is free, but a donations is always welcome.

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We heard the choir sing and the organ was playing. The building is beautiful but this added to its charm. Definitely worth a visit.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

When we were in Bristol, the Cathedral had a display of embroidery and calligraphy, that a lady was inspired to do, while at a service there. It was beautiful and detailed. It was also interesting to go around the cathedral and see people from all over the world had memorial plates around the walls.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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17 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Located just off the City Centre this is an easy walk or taxi ride from other attractions. All areas seemed easy access for wheelchairs etc. It has a little gift shop (not overpriced) and lovely little cafe which I often use on visits. With its various little places of quiet and chapels it is also a place of sanctuary and... More

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Nice to find a cathedral that is open to the public free of charge. Light and airy, friendly welcome and we were fortunate to hear a choir practising.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Thank. We spend a great time hearing the concert while enjoying the beauty of the cathedral. It was simply fabulous

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I didn't even know that Bristol had a cathedral before I arrived in the city. I've visited many and thought I'd seen all of the notable ones, but this one was very special. Architecturally it's a mix of medieval and Victorian gothic, and each part works- looking at the building from the outside, particularly, you can see the transition, but... More

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