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Lincoln Cathedral of St. Mary

Minster Yard, Lincoln, England
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Ranked #2 of 26 Attractions in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Lincoln take pride in their beautiful cathedral. At night it is noticeable for miles, being lit up for everyone to see by huge spotlights. The Lincoln Cathedral is outstanding up close and personal, especially at night but it makes for a lovely, romantic or family occasion during the day. Especially when you can go inside and see the wonders that... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

This is well worth the walk up the steep cobbled hill, The architecture is magnificent, both inside and outside.It is a truly amazing building which will take your breath away. There are guided tours but we ambled round on our own admiring the history and beauty of the ornate carvings and stained glass windows. The choir stalls are amazing. It... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

outstanding beauty of a building but the shop was on the expensive side. well worth the effort to see

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We took the opportunity to have a look at Lincoln Cathedral while visiting our daughter who is at university here.Wow, what a magnificent cathedral! Situated at the top of Steep Hill , it dominates the surrounding area. It looks impressive both externally and internally. The walk up the aptly named Steep Hill is lovely. Several independent cafés (how nice not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

This is an awesome place. While all of the cathedrals tend to be amazing places, this one really is quite special.

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Westhoughton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

This must rank as one of the most beautiful pieces of architecture in the UK. Can be seen from miles around atop of the highest point in Lincoln it is a sight to behold. Especially when floodlit it is simply spectacular.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Lincoln Cathedral is absolutely stunning, both in terms of it's own architecture but also in it's high setting on the cliff edge, within the historic Castle and Bailgate area of Lincoln. Driving into Lincoln you can see it from miles away. It has welcomed Lincolnians back home for centuries. I would like to highlight two of my favourite little gems.... More

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Mirfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

this place is stunning. It is easily one of the most impressive structures i've ever visited. The architecture is simply mind blowing and well worth a visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Well worth a visit but you need to be fit if you want the full tour. We are not so we went around on our own which was just as nice. Very nice food in the refectory good value too. The gift shop is wonderful and I bought a few Christmas gifts abd decorations

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

It's a beautiful cathedral. What more can I say? Visit it and take photos and revel in the history of England. Unique.

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