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Halifax Minster

Address: Causeway, Halifax, England
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Ranked #2 of 13 Attractions in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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English first
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Remembrance service was held here cenotaph is lovely especially with every one gathered around it showing respect

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Halifax, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is a beautiful building that continues to be a central hub for Christians in Halifax. For historians it is packed. The ceiling in the Nave is particularly impressive as is the organ. The welcome is always warm and tea and coffee are available on request.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Lovely inside - no parking - lots of bits of info all over for you - some peace and quiet to be had - nice services and good carol services at Christmas

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yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

My daughter was baptised in this Minster a year ago, my wife and I didn't know what to expect regarding the building, or the vicar but on both accounts we were very happy. The Minster is very welcoming friendly, and the Minster building itself is quite frankly stunning. It's so well hidden from the bustle of the town it really... More 

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Todmorden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I've been to 2 gigs at the Minster now and it's a wonderful venue and heartily recommended. Even if you're not attending a gig, it's worth popping your head in to see how grand the building is inside.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Minster dates back in part to the late 15th century and is a beautifully preserved, most magnificient structure. The present organ dates back to 1928-29 and has the most wonderful sound. Well worth a visit although I don't think I will climb the bell tower again!

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We were passing the Minster when we decided to park up and go inside. I'm so glad we did. The Minster grounds are beautiful, set above road level, surrounded by trees to one side and to the rear, a courtyard, behind which stands the wonderful Causey Hall, a Grade II listed building. The outside of the Minster is full of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

fantastic old church building holds services every Sunday including evensong. Wonderful small choir directed by Christopher Brown and superb traditional church organ with beautiful sound. A short walk from Eureka childrens museum

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Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

What a lovely place to spend time looking around, quite peaceful and serene. Friendly volunteers on hand to answer any questions you would like to ask. Well worth a visit

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Just happened to be there at the right time. Interesting surroundings with a spectacular font-cover and organ music to accompany them. Helpers there also put me in touch with a man who happened to know significant details of my family.

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