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Chester Cathedral

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Address: 12 Abbey Square, Chester CH1 2HU, England
Phone Number: 441244324756
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Chester Cathedral is a living community of prayer and worship, and a...
Chester Cathedral is a living community of prayer and worship, and a centre of excellence in Church Music with a rich and fascinating heritage.
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A nice cathedral

This cathedral in the center of town is free to visit, has beautiful stained glass windows & other items of interest that you except to see in a cathedral. We parked in a car... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This cathedral in the center of town is free to visit, has beautiful stained glass windows & other items of interest that you except to see in a cathedral. We parked in a car park on George St east of Northgate St. It was about a 10 minute walk to the cathdral.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 349 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Not the largest or most architecturally perfect Cathedral in the country - But well worth a visit. The medieval choir is just fantastic. Don't miss the Medieval shrine of St Werbergh in the Lady Chapel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This Cathedral is set in the middle of the city and is best to park in the local car parks about 10 minutes away. I have been here a few times before and the building is an interesting place to visit. We went to the Christmas service with friends and it was better than I imagined and full.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We visited the new falconry centre at Chester Cathedral....what a treat. Regular, amazing flying displays, and informative too! This is a few steps away from the buzz of Eastgate Street but a treat for families. There' s a small entry fee, but you have access to a large field for the children to run off steam, and there are several... More 

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Chester cathedral is undoubtedly a must see here in Chester.The atmosphere inside is really solemn and the garden of the cloister is so peaceful. I haven' t visited the too roof of the cathedral but I bet the view is stunning, from there. Entrance to the cathedral is free, but I guess the visit to the top roof isn't. There... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Not the biggest cathedral in the UK, but very impressive, beautiful stained glass and architecture and lovely atmosphere. Stunning gardens with seating provided to contemplate the modern sculpture in the central fountain.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Wonderfully peaceful place, full of beautiful architecture, and stained glass. Worth an hour or two of your time to look at, and to spend some quiet time away from the hustle & bustle ! Also one of the few remaining "free" Cathedrals, but do donate something as it all helps to maintain this Cathedral.

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Scunthorpe, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A wonderful walk around. Lots to see and plenty of beautiful pictures to be taken around the Cathedral

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Chester Cathedral is not the biggest, but very pretty, with a lot of history. I especially liked the atrium, very nice atmosphere.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We took a guided tour of Chester Cathedral and the person who should have given the tour wasn't available at the time so the girl from the sales desk stood in at short notice. She was very knowledgeable and conducted the tour in a very professional manor considering it was short notice. The Cathedral is well worth a visit and... More 

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Additional Information about Chester Cathedral

Address: 12 Abbey Square, Chester CH1 2HU, England
Phone Number: 441244324756
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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