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Chester Cathedral

12 Abbey Square, Chester CH1 2HU, England
01244 324756
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Ranked #5 of 31 attractions in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

While visiting Chester on holiday, we paid a visit to Chester Cathedral and booked ourselves on the Cathedral at height tour. We were all given headsets to be able to hear the guide via an intercom microphone. We were lead up a narrow flight of steps and up into a viewing gallery offering views over the inside of the Cathedral,... More

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
46 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Amazing church with gorgeous history and easily accessible! Highly recommend seeing this. It's just beautiful from outside and inside

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
21 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

History down the centuries all in one place a beautiful cathedral. Whats not to like its spectacular and its free all they ask for is a contribution to the Cathedral if you want. Its a must when visiting the City.

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

A splendid Cathedral to just walk around and soak up the atmosphere. You can almost feel the history. Take your time and if you can get on a conducted tour then try to. If you would rather go it alone then there is so much to see

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Preston
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4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Chester is always busy so the cathedral is an oasis and in an excellent position in the heart of the city. Very we'll organised - good gift shop cafe and toilets. Lots to look at and a welcoming atmosphere.

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Well organised and beautifully preserved. Felt a place of peace with lots to see and space to sit quietly. A haven. Good shop!

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This is a beautiful place to visit while in this very charming city. There is a suggested donation, but you can give what you want. My husband went on the tour where you walk up to the bell tower (that has its own fee) and he loved it. It was a lot of steps, so I chose to stay back.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

From an historical point of view this is a well thought out and informative tour, illustrating the many architectural delights of this fine cathedral. In terms of entertainment and enjoyment of said points of interest, our guide Abbi, was funny, well informed and delightful in showing us around a place she is rightfully proud of. Steep in places, high for... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Great place to visit and enjoy. Really recommend it if in the area. Will definitely return and revisit to discover more.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Visited yesterday. The building does not frankly have very much to offer because it has been heavily restored and is eclipsed by many other religious sites in the region. It does however have a nice cloister garden which I thought my wife would enjoy seeing but baulked at being asked to pay a suggested £6.00 as a donation to gain... More

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