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Church of St. Michael le Belfrey

Church of England | Deangate, York, England
44-1904-631026
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Ranked #21 of 116 Attractions in York
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Cultural
Owner description: Built between 1525 and 1536 during the period of English Reformation, this historic church stands...
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Cultural
Owner description: Built between 1525 and 1536 during the period of English Reformation, this historic church stands majestically alongside York Minster.

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South Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Situated next to the great touring minster this is often overlooked. Its the christening place of Guy Fawkes.

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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

This church is not to be overlooked. It a quant facility that stands on it own next to the Hugh York Minster next door. Built in 1525 and well maintained it allows you to get up close & personal. On the day we visited the church members were presenting a Living Nativity outside the church along with the Christmas Hymns... More 

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N.E. England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Get to know a bit about the history of the church and its past clergy and you will not be disappointed. The people are very helpful and friendly

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is a nice church sitting in the shadow of the Minster, a genuine worshippers church with some nice features. Worth a brief visit.

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A lovely li'l church nicely tucked at the side of York's Gothic Minster. The staff are nice and welcoming. It was really nice and cosy inside. Beautifully painted windows and beautiful architecture! Li'l gargoyles on the outside are nice to look at. Splendid little church that does a "Welcome Lunch". "Never Give Up" groups, which I think is really lovely... More 

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We went in here as we didn't want to pay the £15 a head entry for York minster given our children's ages & level of appreciation of old churches. The building is very interesting but what was lovely was the way they encouraged us to bring in the children - telling them they didn't need to whisper. They give them... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The front steps of St. Michael's la Belfrey is a great place to gather and get your perspective of York. You'll never miss the giant Minster next door, but this historic church can't be missed, either.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

St Michael-Le-Belfrey, the local community parish church, is located on High Petergate, just next to the majestic York Minster. Whilst the Minster certainly dominates, surprisingly the Belfry holds its own with its unique architecture featuring among other aspects a beautiful bell tower at the front. It stands in the Minster's shadow but the way it sits on the lot makes... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Anglican Church in the wonderful city of York, situated directly next to the Minster in the heart of the city, the church is famous for being the place where Guy Fawkes was christened in 1570. Popped into the church while in York and found it extremely interesting. Unlike the Minster it is free to look round and is full of... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The two female volunteers of the church greeted me warmly as I entered this church. They were giving out a handout that tells the brief history of the church which started as a chapel for the York Minster. In addition to giving out the handouts, both ladies answered my questions related to this church: hours of operations/services, their members, etc.... More 

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