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Salisbury Cathedral

Address: 33 The Close, Salisbury SP1 2EJ, England
Phone Number: 01722 555 120
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Ranked #2 of 26 Attractions in Salisbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Completed in 1258, this is one of the finest medieval cathedrals in...
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had friends staying so where best to go for a beautiful place to show them. There is a suggested donation. We walked around taking it all in. The oldest clock in existence. The magna Carter was shut due to renovations. But we enjoyed the peace and solace of it all. You must have coffee and cake there. Sit in... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I had been meaning to take the tower tour for ages, and finally went to Salisbury specially to do it. I am now a total fan - it is well worth doing, and actually not too tiring for those with wobbly knees (like me) or too frightening for those who don't like heights. The tour is highly popular, so book... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Was visiting Salisbury for the day with my partner. We had a slow walk round didn't go in but just looking around it is amazing. We had google the Cathedral and watched a video of a man on the top of the spire & to see fromthe top looking down looked very high. When seeing it for real its weird... More 

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Stourbridge, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

beyond beautiful architecture, the grounds are so peaceful and reflective, I will be returning to Salisbury to explore more

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

A beautiful place to visit, very informative guides, got to see the magna carta, which is very interesting, and a lovely coffee shop, to round of the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Wonderful. Attended Evensong. A very warm welcome. Sat in the choir stalls which made the service very personal.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Pity the Cathedral with the highest spire had a poor entrance with the old front door barred.Inside the place seemed cold and uninteresting compared with other cathedral. The Mappa Mundi was also away in London which didn't help.

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Ch0rister, Guest Relations Manager at Salisbury Cathedral, responded to this review

We are so sorry that you were disappointed by your visit to the Cathedral. Over the years we have given a lot of thought as to where the best place to welcome visitors to the Cathedral might be and we have experimented with a variety of locations. The Consistory Court has proved to be the best place for our main... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The cathedral of course is stunning and the modern font is a work of art, but....... If you have time and the inclination choral evensong every evening at 5.30 is an beautiful experience. During the week to sit in the choir stalls and listen to the 25 men and choirboys (a couple of them so small they hardly reached the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Amazing cathedral, well worth a look. We also went to a choir concert which was amazing. There are shops and restaurants onsite as well and everyone is very friendly.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

What a treasure! I've been to a lot of cathedrals over the years - this has to be one of the best. Beautiful exterior, lovely, peaceful interior. Unfortunately, we missed the tour to the spire, but enjoyed the self-guided tour of the rest. Seeing an original copy of the Magna Carta was a terrific bonus - my daughter had recently... More 

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