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Durham Cathedral

The College, Durham DH1 3EH, England
0191 386 4266
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Ranked #2 of 23 attractions in Durham
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Beautiful. Worth a visit. Outstanding, only problem, no photos allowed. No entry charge, but you can make a donation if you wish.

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

We hadn't been meaning to visit the interior of this especially venerable English cathedral. The afternoon was almost over on a Sunday (shop and café were closed) and we half expected a hefty if understandable fee. We'd already enjoyed looking outside and wandering through the cloister realising with a pleasant shock that we remembered it from Harry Potter films. However,... More

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93 reviews 93 reviews
44 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Nice cathedral - would probably pay to have a guided tour to get the full picture of what is inside. No photography allowed, which is a pity as other cathedrals have no problem with this.

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Derbyshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

I couldn't express why, but this is my favourite cathedral by far. I love the atmosphere and the interesting little touches, from the dun cow outside to Bede's tomb. Fantatstic.

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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Durham cathedral was to say the least impressive. We paid to climb to the top,of the tower, 325 spiral,steps, not for the faint hearted but we'll worth the climb. The views were fantastic.

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Perth, Australia
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

Wonderful Norman building, deserving its part in the world heritage listing for the city. Towering roof and lovely interior make this a must-see. The church commemorates the (slightly dodgy and apparently slightly misogynist) St Cuthbert, an early English saint. Easy to get there up the hill with the cathedral bus, which stops in lovely market square, along with other places.... More

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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27 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

One of the finest cathedrals in Europe. We were there fairly early Sunday morning and just sat and listened to a visiting choir as they practised singing the miserere. Best time of the day to go.Just go and see it for yourself!! One tip - you CANNOT take photographs inside, so need a guidebook for your memories.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Up slight hill, however taxis can go up there. Many people inside to help with quieries, and directions.

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Wishaw, United Kingdom
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

What a beautiful place. Helped to build the Cathedral in lego. Visited the coffee shop which was a bit pricey for what we had to eat. Service not very good. Excellent area for a bit of quiet contemplation.

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Chicago
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115 reviews 115 reviews
72 attraction reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Massive, inspiring and impressive Norman architecture should be on everyone's must see list. Stand under the Bell tower to get a feel of the height of this cathedral. Windows are historic and modern. Each area will be interesting from many points of view. History comes alive in this spiritual church.

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