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York Minster

Deangate, York YO1 7HH, England
0844 9390011
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Ranked #10 of 132 attractions in York
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Religious Sites
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: Dating back to medieval times, this splendid Church of England cathedral features magnificent 14th- and 15th-century stained glass, stonework and... more » Owner description: Dating back to medieval times, this splendid Church of England cathedral features magnificent 14th- and 15th-century stained glass, stonework and elaborate tombs. « less
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Magnificent architecture in a relaxing surroundings. It is a quiet refuge from the bustle of the town. Beautiful windows and arches.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Lovely minster, well worth a visit and we took the tour and there is so much to see, also lovely pictures of the stain glass.

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

A really fascinating church with wonderful architecture. Try to get to an evensong session to get the full magnificence of the acoustics and atmosphere.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

A must see when visiting york it just takes your breath away such a beautiful minster and the gift shops as some lovely gifts to take home

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Beautiful old cathedral - don't miss it! Such a part of this beautiful city. Loved hearing the bells each evening and the evensong.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Well worth a visit but we were staggered to be asked to part with so much for the opportunity to take one grandchild up the tower with an accompanying adult plus a general tour of the church for another adult and child. Cost £29. Also quite a laborious process to queue to pay. Families will no doubt find the attractions... More

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

This is an amazing place and what made it even more special, there were a couple singing and playing guitar outside

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Fantastic architecture. Grandiose and impressive. Well run tours and informative guides abound. The guides know their stuff, can and will answer questions. A bit pricey but since the money is going into the restoration work too, worth it. Climb the tower if you can do the 275 narrow, winding steps. Not only do you get fabulous views of York and... More

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Have seen a lot of cathedrals thru Europe but this is one of the most memorable. The stained glass alone is worth a visit.

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Brightlingsea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Must go on the free guide tour, very informative. So much history, spent many hours there. Great views from the tower, if you are fit enough to climb the stairs.

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