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Salisbury Cathedral

33 The Close, Salisbury SP1 2EJ, England
01722 555 120
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Ranked #1 of 29 Attractions in Salisbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Cultural
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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.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

very clean,not overrun by eastern Europeans,but cost of eating is expensive compared to Yorkshire,they must get higher wages than we do in the north.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

A friend & I visited the Cathedral as the starting point of an old pilgrimage trail that goes from the Cathedral all the way of Winchester. Having grown up in Salisbury & Winchester the Cathedral is an integral part of local and religious history & it's a joy to walk in the footsteps on generations of pilgrims (even though we... More

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Penarth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Stunning building steeped in history. Special Magna Carta exhibition. My overseas visitors were most impressed with this - called it a highlight of their visit, alongside St Fagans, Snowdonia and the sights of London. Well worth a trip.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Salisbury Cathedral well deserves it's place at the top of the list of the cityscape attractions, right up there with nearby Stonehenge. The cloisters were a particular delight, as was the Magna Carta. A sunny afternoon in the cathedral grounds with a good book would not be a bad way to spend some time.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Really very nice the outside is spectacular and the inside quite remarkably serene both the cathedral and cloisters. The magna carta exhibition is also well worth a visit if only for educational value. I also couldn't recommend highly enough the tour of the steeple excellent views from the top even in the rain, and the inside was even more staggering... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

What a delightful cathedral! I couldn't believe the detail of the exterior structure and the beautiful spire. There is so much to see and every inch of the cathedral needs to be looked at and photographed. You can easily spend the whole day around the cathedral and the city. There is plenty to see nearby. There are special hop on... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

I had the experience eto read "Pillars of the Earth" while stting in the cloisters. It is about the building of this magnificent structure. WOW. Also, tour the lofts (roofs??) and the places where tehy are teaching youngsters to ancient crafts used in boiling this.,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

I am not sure if there is a rating system for Cathedrals but Salisbury is one of the very best we have visited, and we are on a mission to see them all. It is very beautiful, ancient dating back to the 1200s, full of Knights tombs and glorious stone and wood carving. The guides could not be more friendly... More

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epping essex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Got some beautiful pictures, great time to take some pictures is at night when they have the lights on

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Personable and knowledgeable docents provided the history and structural details of the structure in a clear and concise manner. One of the most enjoyable tours I had during my journey

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