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Winchester Cathedral

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Address: 9 The Close, Winchester SO23 9LS, England
Phone Number: 44 1962 857200
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Description: One of England's largest cathedrals is open for tours along with visits to...
One of England's largest cathedrals is open for tours along with visits to the library and Triforium Gallery, which contains an extensive collection of books, including the Winchester Bible.
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Lovely place and lots of things to learn Amazing place in an amazing city Even the kids loved it here So peaceful

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lovely place and lots of things to learn Amazing place in an amazing city Even the kids loved it here So peaceful

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I had the privilege of visiting Winchester Cathedral in August of 2015. My daughter was singing at Ingenium Academy which is a summer music program nearby. A choir rehearsing and their soft anthems filled the church while the sun streamed through the stained glass windows. Stunning, charming church. For me, it was even more special because the Cathedral is where... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

What a fabulous building! Winchester was the ancient capital of Wessex, so has an important place in our history. You can feel it as you walk around this superb cathedral. There are tombs of prominent people and bones of ancient kings. There are all sorts of small rooms and chapels hidden away. the sounds drift around you as you explore.... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Take the free guided tour to get the best of this awesome (in the true sense of the word) mediaeval cathedral. Tickets are a bit pricey for adults but they're valid for a year so great if you're local-ish. The Gormley statue in the crypt is very eery but fascinating just to stand and contemplate.

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Bexly
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

went on guided tour which was very interesting also sat in on a lunchtime recital with a violinist and pianist which was very enjoyable

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Did a tour with a guide who was a gifted story teller and bought this superb Cathedral to life. The history in the cathedral is fantastic. I had not realized that Winchester was the capital of England in the 12th century and remained important threw the Tudor

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Having been to Winchester a number of times and promising our self's a visit to the cathedral we eventually went to have a look. A stunning building from the outside where you can see various additions over time, Once you get passed the price for entry its another brilliant place inside. You can enter and get a feel for it... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

From the outside it looks nothing as grand and imposing as I thought a Cathedral would look, but from my first footstep inside I was astounded by the height of the nave. We were so interested in the Winchester Bible and it's history. There is so much to tell about the Cathedral's history it's hard to know where to start... More 

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Northampton
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The first problem are steps. I am disabled and in a wheelchair, got assistance to get up them and got hit with an exhorbetent price of £7.50. As a Christian I am appalled by the fact I have to pay to visit God's house but I understand the upkeep of these buildings is high but after grants and donations I... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Great cathedral. Free tour was aimed not just at adult but also my teenage daughter. Very peaceful and beautiful.

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