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Address: Minster Yard, York YO1 7HH, England
Phone Number: 01904 557201
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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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A must see cathedral

Beautiful cathedral and a must see visit if in York. Stunning architecture and good location near to city centre. One of the UK's most beautiful buildings.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Darwen, United Kingdom

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Darwen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful cathedral and a must see visit if in York. Stunning architecture and good location near to city centre. One of the UK's most beautiful buildings.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Had an enjoyable tour here in the afternoon. So much to see, a truly breathtaking building. The tower tour is an extra £5 so we decided against that. Definitely the place where you HAVE ti visit. The people of York must feel tremendously proud if this cathedral.

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East Calder, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

this is amust to vist if you in york it is so beautiful to see well worth atour round it n its lovely to that u can just go in and lite acandle for someome n just have your thoughts n even have alittle prayer too

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Wels, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

On our trip to York this was one of many impressive sights! If you haven't been to York Minster you don't know anything about this historical town! It's a must see

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful cathedral, very serene and welcoming. Went with the kids (8, 5 and 2) in the Easter Holidays and they had a sort of treasure hunt on for them with a backpack and clues. They really enjoyed exploring the church hunting for them, which gave me time to have a proper look around! There's a sort of crypt below and... More 

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Bury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is a sight not to be missed. In fact it is so big that from any where close to the city it is literally hard to miss.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I just gazed up at this enormous building in awe..... I've always wanted to visit, and was certainly not disapointed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Thought £15 entry (included the tower climb) was a little bit pricey. Would benefit so much more if audio guides were available.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We love looking at this type of attraction but I'm afraid having to pay to enter a house of worship is just wrong, it's the first time I have experienced this anywhere in the world. We usually leave a donation wether asked to or not but not being given this choice is a mistake in my opinion.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Ten pounds to go inside. In most cathedrals it's a donation only, or there's a section at the entrance where you can sit and at least take in the ambience. Not here; it's strictly cordoned off until you pay your ten pounds. Such a shame. I know they need to make money for restoration etc, but really it should be... More 

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