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Salisbury Cathedral

33 The Close, Salisbury SP1 2EJ, England
01722 555 120
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Ranked #1 of 27 attractions in Salisbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Southampton
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83 reviews 83 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Pre book this tour as they only allow 60people up the tower per day! In groups of 12. It's only £10 per adult and is great value as the tour lasts for over 90 minutes, ours lasted 2 hours. You get to climb up to the base of the spire itself and see all the internal scaffolding etc you get... More

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Penang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Was a beautiful spot with a wonderful Cathedral. The tour guides inside were volunteers but very passionate and were well informed for any questions I asked. Seeing the Magna Carta was awesome and couldnt believe the size of the writing...would have been Font 2 :D Well worth a visit and a lovely pub nearby called 'The Cloisters'...where we stopped for... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Salisbury Cathedral is wonderful to see, and well worth a side trip from London. The architectural details and history are fascinating. We were able to see how they check the water level under the cathedral, which must be maintained in order to support the enormous building. Study up a bit and go for a visit!

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Well worth a visiting - a stunning structure - good facilities too, washrooms, lovely cafe with good food and a super shop. After visiting recommend a visit to the National Trust house opposite and have a good walk around grounds to appreciate the cathedral fully.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

The cathedral itself is beautiful with a great mixture of modern and traditional art installations. The donation is set up as a ticket office so payment seems to be expected, however I think it is well worth the donation and I hope everyone donates to maintain this lovely attraction. Very relaxing grounds that people can enjoy freely. The staff are... More

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I visited this cathedral one summer afternoon with students at a foreign language school. The staff were very efficient in giving our tickets (we were a large group, split into three smaller groups of around 50 people), and were friendly and courteous. The cathedral itself is beautiful, and there is lots of written information in various locations to explain what... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Very historical cathedral that is worth our time in visiting. We saw for the first time 2 birds nesting at one of the corners. The cathedral has a rich history. Admissions is by donations. Guided tour is available. There is a cafe and bookstore. Enjoy it.

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Tidworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

This is truly one of the most incredibly majestic places I've ever had the privilege in standing. Its a phenomenal church that all should go see at least once. We enjoyed the little coves and rooms that the cathedral is littered with making the visit worthwhile. The shear size of the structure is definitely something that takes your breath away... More

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Stockport, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Visited the cathedral on a Friday afternoon. Well worth a visit just to see the interior and the Magna Carta but the highlight of the trip was the Tower Tour. This is £10 per person but very good value. It lasts about 90 minutes and there's quite a bit of climbing involved but nothing too taxing if you're reasonably fit.... More

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Leverkusen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We stopped off here on our way from West Sussex to Bristol recently and were glad that we did. The cathedral is clearly a very impressive and remarkable building indeed, set in lovely grounds. The day we visited the cathedral was host to many, many groups of young English school children on a trip out to celebrate the passage from... More

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