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Lincoln Cathedral of St. Mary

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Address: Minster Yard, Lincoln, England
Phone Number: 01522/544544
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This visit had been planned for a while and it certainly did not disappoint. We had the chance to go round on our own before joining an excellent guided floor tour which we do... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

This visit had been planned for a while and it certainly did not disappoint. We had the chance to go round on our own before joining an excellent guided floor tour which we do recommend. The guide pointed out so many features which we would have missed especially the imp. I was particularly keen to see the tomb of Katherine... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

I love this cathedral and it has been some 10 years since I last visited. I still find it one of the nicest cathedrals to visit in the UK. Obviously a religious centre, it highlights interesting historical facts that I find more intriguing. The stained glass windows are beautiful, the tombs and shrines are always intriguing but it is the... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This wonderful building stands sentinel on the hill above the wham valley. It is a majestic, inspiring building both internally and externally. I have the privelige to be able to sing there at least annually as part of Lincoln Choral Society. Revisit your soul. Don't miss it. I have a pass to visit regularly: it's as different as the light... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed our visit and our guide was excellent. There was so much to see and take in that we came back the next day. The time of silence and prayer at 3pm was just right.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

spent a day in this awesome place.brilliant guide.want to return.next time we want to go on a roof tour which looks equally exciting.goodness whgat effort what money

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Historically interesting as an old building would be but far, far more. This beautiful building has been a place of worship and pilgrimage for centuries and it's very stones exhude the presence and praise of so many people. Of all the cathedrals in England, this is my favourite and having visited many times both as tourist and worshiper, holds a... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We purchased a combined ticket including the Castle as well, which wasn't cheap, but appreciate it is expensive to maintain these buildings. We wanted to do the tower tour but it had sold out. You can book online in advance but we didn't know for certain that we would be going so couldn't do this. In addition they had cancelled... More 

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Kendal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Lovely, but expensive sadly. Beautiful from the outside, so that may be enough if you don't want to spend the money. You can have a peep inside for free anyway!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

I recently visited the cathedral in the hope of finding one of my ancestors, Catherine swynford. I found her tomb and then tagged on to a tour that was on. The guide, a Mr Beavers, was very good and extremely helpful. He gave me a good deal of information about Catherine swynford and about Eleanor of Castile. However he was... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

In a wonderful location on a small hill overlooking the city of Lincoln and the valley of the River Witham, Lincoln Cathedral is a fine Gothic cathedral. Begun about 1072, the Norman west front is still very much in evidence. However, it is the Gothic nave which is outstanding and well worth walking from the city centre up Steep Hill... More 

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