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Chester Cathedral

12 Abbey Square, Chester CH1 2HU, England
01244 324756
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Ranked #5 of 36 Attractions in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Worth a visit and a contribution just to see and marvel the architecture and skill of the people who built it

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

I love looking around old churches and cathedrals....so when I was in chester had to come here... Entered only to be stopped at entrance where they say it's 3 pound per person to enter, they call it a suggested donation despite them making a receipt before I even handed money over, I don't mind making a donation but not when... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Taking the tour today had been the highlight of our European holiday, we have been to Pompeii and the Acropolis but the behind the scene tour of Chester cathedral was amazing. Tour guide Abbey was very pleasant and knowledgeable. It was well worth the £8 tour fee.

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south yorks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Chester is a must to visit, we disliked nothing the place it's self is nice, plenty of shops and coffee bars.

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Carlisle
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

I stepped back in time and marvelled at the splendour and beauty of this historic gem. You don't need to be religious to be inspired by the skill and craftsmanship demonstrated by our ancestors here. A kaleidoscope of colours and breathtakingly intricate architecture. Well worth a visit.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

MUST DO IF IN CHESTER. The tour guides are excellent, very knowledgable and friendly. Exacting 'behind the scenes' tour of one the countries most iconic cathedrals, topped by a superb view of Chester City! Well worth the £8!

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Lincs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Anyone visiting Chester must see the Cathedral. It is a peaceful, beautiful haven of tranquility, entrance is free, we made a donation, and it is right in the centre of the City.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Wow look up at the ceilings the workman ship is incredible and free to enter but they do ask for a donation which is optional

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Beautiful church, inspiring interior. The church is obviously used for its intended purposes by the residents of Chester, and they are proud to share its history with visitors.

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Hawarden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

My friend and I took this tour this morning. We were very impressed by information from the guide, he made sure we could all hear him and was very pleasant. We are both small so didn't have any trouble with the low parts of the tour, we really enjoyed it all particularly looking down into the nave and the views... More

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