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Lincoln Cathedral of St. Mary

Address: Minster Yard, Lincoln, England
Phone Number: 01522/544544
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Ranked #2 of 25 Attractions in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Stunning cathedral - even if you are not into architecture etc you can appreciate how impressive this building is.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

One of the best in the world and a must see if you are visiting Lincoln. The Da Vinci Code was shot here

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Nice walk on a sunday with the family. whole of the surrounding area is nice and has some lovely pubs

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London, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

It is awe-inspiring An inspirational place, with architecture to match. you will not be disappointed

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Perth,Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Stepping into the cathedral really does take your breath away worth a visit just for the history tour alone

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

The staff were so rude and unapproachable and unfriendly when asking for a leaflet and admission prices and the staff in gift shop just glare at you when you come in and the cathedral is very expensive to get in.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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23 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We were fortunate enough to be in the Cathedral for a family graduation ceremony. What an amazing location, it was perfect. The best place for lots of pomp and ceremony. The architecture of the cathedral seeing as it is so old is beyond belief. I have been to Roslin Chapel in Scotland and this is that magnified. If you dont... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

What a place for a Graduation Ceremony! It is also close to the Castle. On top of a very steep hill - the canal basin area and main town/university are at the bottom about a mile away.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

A stunning building with access to most areas of the cathedral as long as there are no services in which case areas may have limited access. I've visited a lot of old building but I have to say this one took my breath away. The people we spoke to in the church were friendly and helpful with great knowledge of... More 

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I don't normally do churches or cathedrals but as we had friends with us I succumbed and in this case was not disappointed. The stonework inside and out was amazingly intricate as was the woodwork carving and the stained glass

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