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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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Incredible Cathedral

An amazing site that is hard to put into words. Very much worth a visit. The tour of the spire is incredible. Be aware the tour is a bit strenuous from a climbing perspective and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

An amazing site that is hard to put into words. Very much worth a visit. The tour of the spire is incredible. Be aware the tour is a bit strenuous from a climbing perspective and if you don't like heights you might want to skip it. But the view from it is well worth the tour.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Although a remarkable and beautiful building, I was disappointed that you are ushered through an area that resembles a booking desk that implied that you HAVE TO pay to enter (which you DO NOT HAVE TO), there is signage stating various, that looks like charges which people obviously read first without noticing the term 'suggested donation' in smaller lettering underneath.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Truly impressive museum-make sure to take the tour of the tower. And the Magna Carat is at the same location! And don't forget the fabulous museum!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

This is a truly stunning building. Well worth a visit. You can spy a copy of the Magna carter here too. Feel dwarfed by its magnificent size, and beauty. Featured in the novel by Ken Follett, it also had a t.v. series based on the book. A historical drama.

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Swieqi, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

What a lovely cathedral! Really enjoyed the Magna Carta exhibition, which gave explanations to little details in all the sculptures and cushions etc, besides quite a thorough history of the Magna Carta and its relevance in our world today. Loved the baptism font in the middle of the cathedral - but visitors should be told that it is not a... More 

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North Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Recently had a day in London as a stopover. Decided to rent a car and visit the country instead of London city. Glad we did. The cathedral is magnificent and the Magna Carta exhibition is extremely interesting. On site cafe is also worth visiting.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This is a truly magnificent church. The stain glass windows are beautiful and the gothic / victorian architecture stunning. The Cathedral has the oldest clock in the world and something rather special - the Magna Carta. This is an added extra. There can be large clouds. The cathedral has volunteered guides to answer all questions and take tours. If this... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The guide was rude and lack even the most fundamental of people skills and made all the visitors uneasy!!

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

It's unfortunate that Trip Advisor doesn't have a separate listing just for the Bell Tower Tour. It's the best tour I've ever been on, led by a fantastically knowledgeable volunteer docent (a Mr. Sidle, I believe) who's better than a PhD. He knew the answer to every question, no matter how arcane, which we threw at him. I can't guarantee... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Lovely grounds, beautiful inside. Informative. Staff are knowledgeable and helpful. Disabled access good.

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