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Lincoln Cathedral of St. Mary

Minster Yard, Lincoln, England
01522/544544
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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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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

I object to being accosted before entering the Cathedral by people who virtually demand money with menaces before you can go and view the magnificent building. The restaurant is small but efficient and very busy, and the shop is also another venue for raising funds, as is the various collection points dotted around the actual Cathedral. A truly awe inspiring... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

There can be few cathedrals that are as awe-inspiring as this - visible from about 25 miles away - and situated at the top of Steep Hill. It's well work the effort to get there. I experienced a wonderful carol service on a chilly December night, with the Foss Dyke Band accompanying the choirs. Their unusual rendition of Auld Lang... More 

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Bolsover, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I am not religious in the slightest but had to explore this magnificent building. Vast, imposing and magnificent. Even my 10 year old son was a little awe struck and nothing impresses him. Well worth a visit (especially if you need to warm up after a few hours wandering the Christmas Market).

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I thought this would be a Cathedral like any other, but was surprised to see chapels dedicated to the services - Army, Navy and Air Force. The Army chapel is St George's Chapel, Navy Chapel is St Andrew's and RAF Chapel is St Michael's. There are emblems for each; anchors on the carpet of the Navy Chapel (and a silver-coloured... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

This has to be one of the finest examples of architecture through out the whole of Europe stunning on the outside and even more so inside. The challenge is to find the mischievous Imp

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Irmo, South Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

A beautiful cathedral in this small town was quite a treat to visit. Over 1000 years old with ties back to William the Conquerer and the Magna Carta

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

the roof top walk was amazing, never experienece anything like it. My daughters said they felt like they were walking through a Harry Potter Movie. The height, the views, the weight of the beams. incredible

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This cathedral is simply breath taking. Regardless of whether you are a religious person or not the atmosphere and presence of God is undeniable- just stunning!

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

You cannot begin to think about the efforts endured to construct such a cathedral hundreds of years ago. No tower cranes or JCBs around then! Amazing, see it to appreciate it.

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
48 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Lincoln Cathedral also known as St Mary's Cathedral is the seat of the Bishop of Lincoln in the Church of England. The building of the cathedral began in 1088 by Bishop Remigius, a French Norman, and continued to be built throughout the medieval period on the same site as there were several setbacks - the timber roof was destroyed by... More 

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