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Salisbury Cathedral

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Address: 33 The Close, Salisbury SP1 2EJ, England
Phone Number: 01722 555 120
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Description: Completed in 1258, this is one of the finest medieval cathedrals in...
Completed in 1258, this is one of the finest medieval cathedrals in Britain, which features the tallest spire in England that rises 404 feet into the air.
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Small-Group Stonehenge, Bath and Salisbury Day Trip from London

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A fantastically beautiful building with loads of history for those interested.Although its free admission there is a voluntary donation box suggested £7.50 per person Very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

A fantastically beautiful building with loads of history for those interested.Although its free admission there is a voluntary donation box suggested £7.50 per person Very expensive. £2 or £3 is more realistic. Canteen expensive too.

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Kenosha, Wi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Beautifully sited on a lovely green area - so many cathedrals are wedged into tight city spaces so being able to see it highlighted surrounded by green space was delightful. A lovely cathedral well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very impressive cathedral, one of the best that I have seen. Nice green to sit and relax in the sun.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The spire tour made our trip to the Cathedral - it was so interesting to see the 'behind the scenes' of the tallest spire in england, and then the view at the top is breathtaking on a nice day. Make sure you have enough time to do the tour and then see the rest of the cathedral . .. .we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We loved this cathedral as it seemed a very large part of the community. A crew was setting up for a concert that was to be in a few days. There were volunteers everywhere happily answering questions. After seeing dozens of Cathedrals, we were impressed with the design, layout and presentations. There were many information signs throughout explaining various aspects... More 

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Bucharest
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Tax is 7.5 per adult (mandatory, but called 'donation' which is cute, but wrong). If you're staying in Salisbury, there's no point booking a tour. Everything is within a walking distance. With the same ticket you can enter also the Magna Carta exhibition which is on one side of the cloister (pick a map from the cathedral - it comes... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Famous for having the highest spire in the uk Set on a green surrounded by historic houses.Edward Heath had a home here on the green. Parking is ok and there is a charge to get in. There is a cafe with glass ceiling at the side. its a traditional cathedral with the usual tombs and carving. Reccomended!

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Beyond description. Grand, beautifully proportioned, elegant, beautifully maintained. Everything to like, nothing to dislike.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Salisbury Cathedral is one of England's biggest and best, and well worth a visit. If you have a couple of hours and are in good shape take the guided tour (12.50 Pounds Sterling) under the ceilings and up the bell tower. Our guide Henry was knowledgeable and pointed out all kinds of interesting tidbits about the cathedral. The climb is... More 

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Eastleigh, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We had the tour of the tower that lasted one and a half hours. The tour was very intresting, especially for those who like architecture. There was a lot of steps to climb but it wasnt too bad as it was split into four stages. This started with a short climb up some stone stairs to a view inside the... More 

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