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Durham Cathedral

The College, Durham DH1 3EH, England
0191 386 4266
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Ranked #2 of 21 attractions in Durham
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

What a wonderful centre! I visited on Easter Sunday morning and have to add that we loved the place. Well worth the effort.

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Altrincham
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Just leave enough time to properly explore inside, outside and take in the views across the river. Truly spectacular!

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leeds
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed the visit. Not allowed to take photos etc inside the Cathedral. The trip up the tower is a must but follow the rules before going up the tower. If a service is on then you are limited to viewing. There is a bus service to the cathedral if you do not want to walk up hill. There is no... More

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Galway, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Loved this. Even caught easter mass. It was the highlight of our trip to durham. Would definitely recommend. And it was nice to recognise the parts from Harry Potter too.

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CA
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13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

It seems ridiculous to rate a World Heritage Site, but I will simply to say that, in addition to the main portion of the cathedral--and the Galilee Chapel, which is stupendous--the undercroft cafeteria is excellent and the views from the tower are beautiful.

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

So strong and yet beautiful, the people so warm and welcoming, in the cloisters you can imagine the clergy in their robes walking through. The rose window is stunning. The organ was playing and it was adekight just to sit

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

living 7 miles away, I often visit the cathedral. it's the final resting place of st Cuthbert, who's body was carried there from holy island. if possible take a guided tour or buy a guide book, as there is so many interesting things you could miss. entrance is free, I always put a small donation in the box. there is... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Durham Cathedral is over 900 years old . It is a world heritage site recently playing host to the Harry Potter Films. Free to get in (donations appreciates) you are instantly hit by awe and wonder at the sheer majesty of the place. St Cuthbert's shrine has an eerie feel to it. Not as publicised as York Minster , but... More

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Bexhill, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Visited the cathedral on a hot, sunny day with my partner who lives nearby so for him it was nothing new but for me I've never visited so was really excited to see inside. We went on Good Friday so when we arrived there was a ceremony taking place where hundreds of people were sat inside the cathedral. The staff... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Visited again for the first time in 15 years and i'd forgotten how fantastic this place is. In the intervening years I have probably visited most of the famous cathedrals in the UK and I think this is one of the best. Fabulous walk up to the cathedral, wonderful scenery and unlike York Minster it's NOT £10 each to get... More

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