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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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A magnificent place of worship

We only got to walk around the cathedral but what a magnificent building it towers over the city and has some amazing architecture. The monument to Sir Alfred Lord Tennyson in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

We only got to walk around the cathedral but what a magnificent building it towers over the city and has some amazing architecture. The monument to Sir Alfred Lord Tennyson in the grounds is fantastic. I must visit again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

This is one of England's GREAT cathedrals. We lucked out and arrived just in time for a guided tour, which was brilliant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

We visited this beautiful Cathedral on a Saturday morning, quiet early luckily as it can get a bit crowded, it cost us £6.80 as senior citizens. The interior is absolutely stunning, and we walked around looking up most of the time there is so much to see. My brother-in-law who's grandfather had been killed in France in 1914 wanted to... More 

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Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Originally though the £8 entry was a bit steep, however it was worth it, very impressive. One thing made it - whilst studying some stone carvings, a man (didn't get his name but he was something to do with the cathedral) saw what we were looking and came to explain about them ( apprentice pieces) . He also showed us... More 

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Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Just about as impressive a Cathedral as you can get. It is huge and full of history and interesting things to see. The settiong at the top of Steep Hill and opposite the Castle makes you feel that you really are in old England. When we visited entry was free because of the Engineering Festival celebrating Lincolns connections to this.... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

One stunning cathedral, one of the best in the uk, although i live in Lincoln and been here many times, you must return, beautiful huge building, something to see at ever turn also great grounds to walk around, when weather permits! i will be back

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Lovely cathedral. Worth the walk up the steep hill. Very peaceful & nice little tea shop & gift shop

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Norfolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

A stunning building with very interesting audio tour available. Also possible to buy joint castle tickets.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

One of the most stunning cathedrals in the UK. Huge building, something to see in every inch of it.Grounds had lots to see as well .Didnt manage the tower tour as it was pouring with rain.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I've visited Lincoln Cathedral on numerous occasions and have never failed to be impressed by its vast architecture or peaceful atmosphere. On this visit, the sun was shining through the stained glass windows casting multicoloured reflections on the stone columns - just beautiful. The Chapter House contained a modern art exhibition, the old and new juxtaposed together wonderfully. The assistants... More 

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