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St Nicholas Cathedral

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Address: St Nicholas Sq., Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1PF, England
Phone Number: 44-191-232-1939
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7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 7:15 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Small cathedral, big chirch.

I spent over an hour in here and quite enjoyed my visit. This cathedral has a rich history despite its small size. The architecture is excellent and the history in the walls and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Jim_from_Bris-Vegas
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I spent over an hour in here and quite enjoyed my visit. This cathedral has a rich history despite its small size. The architecture is excellent and the history in the walls and floors is rich. They have a stained glass window dedicated to the women of the church which is well worth a look, as is the art sculpture... More 

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Towers over the city and it stands grandly very close to the castle. Inside is very peaceful and there are amazing stained glasses with religious pictures around the church. The whole decor and the altar is a sight to behold. I also like the fact that there is a prayer sheet with a special prayer for lighting candles and on... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A number of Anglican cathedrals were parish churches until elevated to the status of cathedral, in Newcastle's case in 1882. The quality of this cathedral shows how much wealth was devoted to creating the grand parish church which served the city for so long before having a diocese created around it. It is clearly a vibrant centre of worship, while... More 

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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice cathedral, really a surprise in a victorian city to see such a gothic beauty... Really worthy a visit

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UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This cathedral is relatively small compared with others I have visited, but it packs a lot into it's small footprint. We felt incredibly welcome and learnt lots. I have since revisited the cathedral a few times for different events - as it makes for such a great venue for choir concerts.

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1 Thank danoistheman
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a very attractive cathedral with a friendly, helpful verger and lots of information displays. There's a lot to see as it's fairly large and intricately decorated. It also has toilets and a cafe. Evensong most days (except Wednesday I think).

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Thank Hazel B
London
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely Cathedral with lots of history.There are well laid out and informative information boards throughout the building. Well worth a visit

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whitby
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

London Concertante gave a Strauss and others music concert..... Exceptional music in absolutely beautiful cathedral which gave amazing acoustics. We will be back.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Towards the end of our trip we were getting a little "cathedral'd" out. They're not all the same, but they start to feel all the same. Even with all of that, this one impressed us. The intricate detail of the high alter was impressive. I loved the lantern tower, it gives the cathedral a different outline from the outside. I... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Stunning cathedral and very welcoming. Each person was handed a small candle holder with a tea light which you were invited to leave by the high alter. The cannon John gave a very amusing talk.

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