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St. David's Cathedral

Charles Street, Cardiff CF10 2GE, Wales (City Centre)
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Ranked #30 of 58 Attractions in Cardiff
Type: Religious Sites, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Bodies of Water, Cultural
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Me and 1 of ma crew couldn't go in cos he was in his wheelie chair. The disabled acces was well bad. So we left and met my homies in Carlisle cathederal

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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41 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

In the wonderful small city of St David's the cathedral and also the Bishops palace is fantastic and hidden in a dip. The Rose window is fab

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is a very special place. The peace in the building is palpable. I loved the beautiful ceilings and the opportunity to pray in the many different chapels. The choir were rehearsing whilst we were looking around. They sounded beautiful and I was sad not to be able to stay for Evensong. Unlike many larger cathedrals, this really feels like... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Went here with a friend with our local holiday company.. My one regret is that I never got to go down and go inside My friend has difficulty in walking and it was quiet steep to go down and get back, but am looking forward to a return trip, and go inside the Cathedral. From the outside it looked really... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

lovely big building to visit and enjoy with helpful people within it. thought it was great with the bishops palace in the background

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Orange Park
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126 attraction reviews
1,333 helpful votes 1,333 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

While visiting Cardiff we visited this cathedral which is very large but not really that elaborate, especially by European standards.

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Newport -Trefdraeth, United Kingdom
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143 reviews 143 reviews
37 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

This imposing cathedral dominates the small city. The info boards about the grounds explain that there has been a place of worship here for many centuries. From the serenity you feel in the grounds you can certainly see it as a place for spiritual pilgrimage. The cathedral itself is in good repair, although you can see and feel how it... More

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Devonport, United Kingdom
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114 attraction reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The St David's Cathedral in the tiny city of St David's is a gem. It's accessible and the guides are very helpful. Although on two levels it's possible for those in wheelchairs to see the whole building by accessing the upper part by going outside and using another door. Just ask a guide. They will happily point you in the... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

I liked that it said what age each pillar came from (15th century) and you were allowed to watch the services and listen to the priest. The worker who sold bibles was very friendly too.

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Newport, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

its a place of unspoilt beauty if you like cathedrals then this is one of the best places for you to visit,been visiting for 30yrs since i was a child.love going back year after year and always visit the cathedral

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