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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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A magnificent cathedral in lovely surroundings. Well worth a visit if in Salisbury. As previous reviewers have said, the font is very impressive and whilst modern, seems to sit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

A magnificent cathedral in lovely surroundings. Well worth a visit if in Salisbury. As previous reviewers have said, the font is very impressive and whilst modern, seems to sit well in the surrounding medieval building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

If you haven't visited Salisbury Cathedral 2015 is the year to do it as its copy of the Magna Carta is now on display. Take the guided tour then enjoy a cuppa in the glass roof on-site cafe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I have been visiting cathedrals around UK and comparing each others design and prestige. This cathedral has its own quality and degree of preservation of architectural design. I am always amazed how the people managed to create wonderful piece of art which enable the people around the world to visit no matter where they came from. Its highly comparable to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The cathedral is set in amazing grounds and is Vastly beautiful. Tears came to my eyes when I was in front of the Magna Carta. Spectacularly preserved and to view this historic document, there is merely a suggested donation of £7.50. I was happy to pay it. Beware, at peak times, I fear they will only allow specific viewing times... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

It is wonderful to be able to appreciate this splendid and unique historical building while attending a service there. The music and the service format all add to the impact of the building, it's windows, monuments, chapels and art treasures. And the Cathedral surrounds and Cathedral Close both set off this great building so well and contain buildings of great... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

If nothing else, go in to look at the font. What a strange thing to see a modern and artistic font centred in such an ancient building. It is simply stunning as the water is constantly flowing and yt smoother than glass. The reflection of the ceiling had me mesmerised.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We didn't take the guided tour but the guides were very helpful, gave us a leaflet and pointed out the main things to look out for. Saw the Magna Carta as have seen the two in London so just Lincoln to go now, again the guide took the time to point out interesting items. Well worth a trip as in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We loved the cathedral. It is beautiful and while we were there was a ceremony which we were able to watch. There is also a model of the cathedral. We will go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

A beautiful and stunning cathedral, if you don't take an organised tour you are at your leisure to wander around. Entrance is 'free' but a donation is suggested, we happily paid this. Especially when you consider it goes towards the upkeep and preservation of the cathedral for future generations. A copy of the Magna Carta is also held here which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We visited Salisbury recently and enjoyed our walk around the cathedral close and the cathedral itself. Fairly quiet when we went so plenty of opportunity to look around peacefully .Some lovely stained glass windows, particularly the blue ones. A number of other points of interest, the old clock , the impressive font , the marvellous wood carving in the choir... More 

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