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Exeter Guildhall

High St., Exeter, England
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Ranked #19 of 47 Attractions in Exeter
Type: Architectural Buildings, Government Buildings
Most recent review
- Oct 11, 2014
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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84 reviews 84 reviews
62 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Looking at the reviews I think two places have been confused. Firstly there is a medieval Guildhall which is in excellent condition and well worth a visit. You can see the beautiful arch ceiling and carved chairs of the old Guild court where the Lord Major still sits to this day. The Guildhall is also the name of the shopping... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
40 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Guildhall is a very average shopping mall. The usual shops - Argos, Wilkinsons. Sainsbury's, Primark - you could be anywhere in the country. If you look up from the outside at the original buildings they are beautiful, but most people don't look up. It's a pity these places have not been preserved for historical interest instead of becoming shops which... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The guild hall is a lovely little shopping area ! and if you come out of there and cross the road you have the cathedral beautiful !!

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Okehampton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

good shopping centre.primark,wilkonsons,argos,sainsburys,and lots more.great for taking shopping straight back to the car.

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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Went into the Guild Hall as part of the medieval tour of Exeter by a red coat guide. Wonderfully historic & learnt much about this beautiful piece of architecture & some of the things kept in there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

As i have lived here for 42 years the Guildhall is worth a visit. it is surrounded by shops and cafes. It is about to get a refit in the next few months with more resturants!!!

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The Guildhall is quite stunning ... steeped in history and well worth a visit and there is no charge for entry. Well worth a visit

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Norfolk, England
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

A free treat which would be easy to miss. Just wander in and find yourself in what we were told is the oldest municipal buildings in Britain still in regular use for civic purposes. The city council still meets in this beautiful 1330 building with panelled walls lined with the coats of arms. Don't miss the wonderful front door!

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Really worth a visit, magnificent from the outside. Central and no need to go out of your way to find it.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Went to a wedding here, it's a beautiful place, wonderful old stain glass window and gorgeous wooden panelling. Well worth a visit.

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