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Chichester Cathedral

Cathedral Green, Chichester PO19 1PX, England
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Ranked #1 of 20 attractions in Chichester
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites
Traveler Description: Chichester Cathedral is especially famous for its modern art, which was commissioned mainly during the late 20th century.  These include a window by... more »
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

I like the Cathedral and as I work in Chi it is lovely to go and sit in the peace of the Church itself; it is also very interesting to look around and they usually have exhibitions on too; if you are lucky you may catch music or the choir; the gardens are beautiful especially the Bishops Garden and they... More

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Carshalton, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

You can't beat the quiet beauty of Choral Evensong in an English cathedral and Chichester is no exception. The building is stunning, inside and out, and the staff and clergy are welcoming and charming. The cafe and facilities are good and the Bishops Garden and Cathedral Close are just the best of British!

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Kent
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20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

If you are in Chichester a visit to the Cathedral is a must. The architecture is really good and inspires a feeling of awe and reverence it really makes you feel humble. Also unlike other cathedrals that I will not mention there is no charge to visit only a donation.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

I'm not a Christian, but I have to wonder at the magnificence of this structure. If you visit Chichester, it is a "must see"

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

I would seriously recommend a trip inside the Cathedral to any visitors to Chichester. The outside is impressive enough (don't miss the gargoyles and sun dial clock at the back) but inside holds many treasures, including some beautifully modern masterpieces interwoven in the ancient fabric of the building. Definitely worth a look. And it's free.

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Navan, Ireland
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7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The fantastic cathedral is visible from miles around. It has packed a lot of history under its 900 year old roof and even has some Roman ruins in its foundations! During our visit a choir was practising and it added something extra to the experience with the great acoustics. Very interesting to see the list of Bishops that have served... More

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Milan, Italy
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82 reviews 82 reviews
27 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

One of the delights of the building is the successful fusion of the ancient and the modern. From the 12th century Lazarus Reliefs and the Lambert Barnard paintings to the impressive window by Marc Chagall.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

As we entered the Cathedral we were greeted by a lovely lady who gave us some basic information and suggestions as to the best way to view everything. Not pushy but very knowledgeable. We were then able to wander around while the organ was playing. It is a beautiful Cathedral, very tranquil, away from the hustle of the busy city.... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Lovely to walk around.Helpful people.Peaceful. Some of the windows are beautiful,and the building itself is magnificent.The shop has interesting things to buy as gifts,and the cafe does lovely meals and cakes.

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Chichester has a most beautiful and tranquil cathedral. We had such a warm welcome at the door - just right not over the top like some places!! We just wandered around as we wanted to see the Chagall window. It is on the North side near the East end. I hadn't even seen photos of it, but it is instantly... More

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