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Durham Cathedral

The College, Durham DH1 3EH, England
0191 386 4266
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Ranked #2 of 20 attractions in Durham
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

The cathedral is must for all visitors to Durham. You can stroll around at your own pace and they only ask for a donation

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

If you have not visited Durham Cathedral,do it as soon as you can.The sheer magnificence of this Norman masterpiece is stunning.This was recognized in 1987,when a multi-national panel of experts,voted it the greatest building in the world.That says it all to me.Go there this summer.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

This has to be the most beautiful building in the world. Approached up a narrow, cobbled street to Palace Green, this opens out to reveal the Cathedral in it glory. It is a sight I will never tire of and I have been visiting for over sixty years. Inside, the building is equally striking. Do not visit Durham and not... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

World Heritage site - "half church of God half castle 'gainst the Scots" - a legend an incredibly magical place a jewel in the crown in the land of the Prince Bishops

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

A must place to visit, beautiful, interesting, lots to see.There is a eating place on site with a wonderful menu to suit everyone. Do try and go on the river walk below the Cathedral, the views are spectacular, you can walk around the city by the river, it is about 1mile.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Durham Cathedral is a wonderful place to visit. It has all the attractions of other Cathedrals but it must surely have the best setting of all. Right next to the Castle; and on high overlooking the river.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I live in Durham and each visit to this cathedral is always amazing. When my children were small they often asked to go to the cathedral. Lovely walks along the riverbanks, which almost surround the building are picturesque and ideal for picnics. Once inside the cathedral you just stand in awe of its stature and beauty. If you are up... More

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Near Newcastle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Contrary to many of our great cathedrals, Durham does not currently charge admission thankfully, though there are collecting boxes where visitors can leave donations. It's a very welcoming place where visitors are greeted by robed guides happy to point the way. It's a stunning architectural space but which also has roots in the prosaic in the the glowing miners lamp... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

If you haven't already visited Durham its a must this Summer. The cathedral is a wonderful place to visit,Durham has many places of interest to see and plenty of eating places !!!!

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

This is beautiful cathedral, in a town that is small enough to walk around the whole town in the day. Views over the river, lovely too. Road from market place to cathedral is alittle steep for less able people, but I do believe there is a bus could take you up there.

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