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Address: Minster Yard, York YO1 7HH, England
Phone Number: 01904 557201
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Sun 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Dating back to medieval times, this splendid Church of England cathedral...
Dating back to medieval times, this splendid Church of England cathedral features magnificent 14th- and 15th-century stained glass, stonework and elaborate tombs.
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From the outside it's difficult to get far enough away to get the whole Minster in view and though the views were good, they did not compare in my view with, for example... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Ipswich, England
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

From the outside it's difficult to get far enough away to get the whole Minster in view and though the views were good, they did not compare in my view with, for example, Salisbury, Durham, and Westminster Abbey. The same applies to the interior, good stuff, but not breathtaking like Rouen or the Segrada Familia or St Pauls. The interior... More 

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Swansea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

A visit to York must include the York Minster. The largest Gothic Structure in Europe! A very large cathedral with stunning architecture and inside a masterpiece of calm and ethereal atmosphere. A £10 entry fee was unexpected as other Cathedrals we have visited (Truro) being free, however wouldn't have stopped our visit. The extra $5 to climb the 237 steps... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful cathedral with a fascinating history and don't miss the exhibit on the lower level. Our volunteer guide, Roger, was excellent and added many interesting tips. Plan your visit for Evensong service at 5:15 pm. The ushers will tell you where to sit if you need to leave before the end of the service. We happened up... More 

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Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Words really can't describe this amazing minster. It is a place of reverence and awe. Truly a highlight of our visit to York

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Been plenty of churches in the past and never paid as much as they charge which is a bit off putting,beautiful architecture hidden by scaffolding as being renovated.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

York Minster is a true marvel. The York Minster is a large cathedral located in the center of York. As we waited to enter we listened to the songs of the choir rehearsal and then the bells. Plan your visit so that you may hear these bells. The sound is just amazing. Once inside you cannot help but wonder at... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Well worth the £10 each to visit the Minster. The under croft is particularly interesting to visit as it covers the whole history of the site

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Magnificent building as you would expect, overawed by the scale and exhibits were very good and interesting, entrance fee a bit high though

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Philadelphia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

And it was the highlight of our visit. Excellent tour, great displays and interesting environs- really dominates the city and is a wonder of restoration and care.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I have visited the Minster several times but always find something new to see and read. This is a solemn but splendid place to explore, read and absorb the atmosphere. It is a humbling but fascinating place and worth every penny. Try to go up the tower and view the surrounding city - it is well worth the climb.

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Address: Address: Minster Yard, York YO1 7HH, England
Phone Number: 01904 557201
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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