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Exeter Cathedral

1 The Cloisters | Exeter, Devon, Exeter EX1 1HS, England
+44 1392 285983
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Ranked #5 of 45 Attractions in Exeter
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Exeter Cathedral is one of the oldest and most beautiful Cathedrals in England. Located in the centre of the city, there has been a Cathedral on the... more » Owner description: Exeter Cathedral is one of the oldest and most beautiful Cathedrals in England. Located in the centre of the city, there has been a Cathedral on the present site for nearly one thousand years. « less
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

An excellent old cathedral. Take the guided tour for a real insight into this marvellous building. Real history and grandeur.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Take the free tour for a good introduction to the cathedral from a well-informed guide. Fascinating and beautiful place.

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Wales
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41 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

A beautiful building with so much history. Sadly there was scaffolding on our visit which did detract from the beauty but obviously these things needs to be done.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We adore cathedrals and in the past year have visited Norwich, Gloucester, Winchester, Wells, Salisbury and now Exeter. Exeter is a very attractive cathedral with wonderful stained glass and an interesting astronomical clock. Unfortunatley it currently has scaffolding on the outside and inside were the organ is being repaired. The city central location is lovely and the Cathedral Green is... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

The tour of the cathedral tower is excellent. The cafe close by is also good with a wide range of food and drink at reasonable prices.

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Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Exeter Cathedral is one of the best in the country in the heart of a beautiful city. The green is spectacular and if you haven't been it's a must.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

The area around the cathedral could and should be magnificent. It is in such a splendid setting. Unfortunately it is no more because of the number of seemingly ' down and out' characters gathering there all day. The increase in food chain outlets also detracts from the past 'tone ' of the area. The new craft beer outlet on the... More

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Valencia, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

It is immoral and against Christian ethos. This is a place of worship, not a museum. Six pounds per person is a lot of money for a family. Shame on you, don't you have enough assets swilling around to open your gates to the ordinary people of this world.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Did not bother going in as was £6 each and felt that if it was much cheaper or free more people would go in and leave a donation and would probably make more money. Quite a lot of people looking at charges and walking away.

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Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Exeter Cathedral is a very special church to me. English Cathedrals are not as popular as other European cathedrals, so this one was an unexpected surprise and it stirred in me the desire to visit other medieval churches in England. During the days I stayed in Exeter last summer I had to go there every day. It is beautiful and... More

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