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Manchester Cathedral

Victoria St, north end of Deansgate, Manchester M3 1SX, England
44 161 833 2220
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Ranked #26 of 126 Attractions in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Part of the Church of England, this lovely, small and inviting place of worship is part of Manchester's city center, which has undergone major... more » Owner description: Part of the Church of England, this lovely, small and inviting place of worship is part of Manchester's city center, which has undergone major redevelopment in recent years. « less
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

I have done a fair bit of travel through Asia and have visited a number of beautiful temples during my time there. Manchester's Cathedral is probably the first place of worship that I have visited since that took my breath away in the same way (if not more) than the temples. It is absolutely breath taking; both on the inside... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Whilst in Manchester over the weekend we visited the Cathedral and were impressed by the architecture and history contained within the building. There are many beautiful stained glass windows and areas inside to look at and whilst we were there the organist was practising giving us an idea of how the music fills the cathedral when a service is taking... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Dear Dear Dear Dear. Visited this cathedral yesterday and it's been a while since I have been in there and it was horrifying. There was a Stage set up in there like a concert and some modern art rubbish in there too. This is a place of worship not a club. I know the cathedral needs money to run but... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This was a great experience, this monumental Cathedral is something unforgettable, must see of manchester. You will be amazed by the architecture of the building

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Located on Victoria Street at the north end of Deansgate in the city centre. Entry by donation. Pros: -‘A brief history and guide to architecture’ leaflet (free) available at entrance. There is also a guide book (£2). -Helpful and friendly staff. -Interesting features include the tower, nave, stained glass windows, statues, the Regimental Chapel, the Angel Stone, the Pulpitum, the... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This Cathedral is a must if you are visiting Manchester. Inside and out it is beautifully maintained and, obviously, loved by all who look after it. The services are very enjoyable with thought provoking sermons and an exceptional choir. Take time to look up at the stunning ceilings and architecture. Recently acquired underfloor heating so a lot more comfortable too.... More

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Edinburgh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Cathedrals are always worth a visit but this one seems lost in the regeneration that's built up around it. There's not a lot to see inside either. An interesting building in which to worship but wouldn't put it on a visitor's must-see list.

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

As you'd imagine, this is a place of great beauty and tranquility. Outside there are small gardens and intricate iron gates at the entrances. Once inside the Cathedral you'll be struck by the pervading sense of peace and calm. Spend some time looking round the various chapels and the choir stalls. As you might expect, there are beautiful stained glass... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is one of the Majestic buildings in the UK. There you see the design of this beautiful old cathedral together with the new buildings around it. When you look it, try to close your eye and imagine for a second how was this place when the Cathedral was there alone, this beauty showing off. I didn't had a lot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

the cathedral was right outside our hotel (the mitre hotel) and we had a lovely view in the morning and awoke to the sounds of the bells ringing which was wonderful. entrance to the church is free and it definitely worth a look around. it is captivating and moving inside and simply a beautiful cathedral. you cannot go to Manchester... More

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