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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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Stunning cathedral

Beautiful! Yoy can go in and wander around. The best is the Christmas concert with the choir! Cannot recommend it enough!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Gosport, UK
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Gosport, UK
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Beautiful! Yoy can go in and wander around. The best is the Christmas concert with the choir! Cannot recommend it enough!!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Bristolian born (1952 ) and bred and never before visited this magnificent structure. what a revelation to see one of the splendours of Bristol after all this time. !! I will be back again soon... Too much to take in the first visit

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London, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
67 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

While there are ancient parts of this cathedral, be aware that the Nave (where you enter the cathedral) is in fact Victorian, in a much earlier style. The lack of clarity in dating is a disappointment, and I do not want other visitors to be confused that they are visiting a genuine ancient church. Not really very much to see... More 

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Derby
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61 reviews 61 reviews
38 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

a beautiful Gothic cathedral full of history and many outstanding tombs and artifacts. a study of the building during the war and bombing was very interesting. think this is one of the cathedrals that you hear little about but well worth a visit. we did find some areas tired and dusty but as with a lot of ecclesiastic buildings lack... More 

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Axbridge, United Kingdom
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22 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Not sure what it is about Bristol Cathedral but it doesn't quite do it for me. I like all churches to some extent so it is worth visiting if you are passing by but I wouldn't go out of your way to see it.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We entered the Cathedral intending to have a look at the spring flowers in the rear garden but Evensong was in progress. So we sat and joined in the hymns, listened to the wonderful choir singing, amongst other things, Handel's Largo, What a wonderful surprise this was! we're not religious but the experience was uplifting nevertheless! Just fabulous!

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Dieren, The Netherlands
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is a very nice church. Step inside and you are out of a busy town and into peace and tranquility.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We are lucky enough to have this Cathedral after the Bristol blitz, so go and have a look, it is free. What a lovely place to go and have a look around, take your mind away from the busy city for 20 minute. It has a lovely garden out the back to have a wander around. There are interesting bits... More 

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cheltenham
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Being a lover of churches etc at first glance this one seems a little bit small from the outside compared to many others but once you step inside the quality of the architecture and stone work blows you away. The views through the building are magnificent and the quality of the stone masons art shines through.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

It is a beautiful building and very atmospheric, I spent a very long time just sitting and absorbing the ambience.

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