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Durham Cathedral

Address: The College, Durham DH1 3EH, England
Phone Number: 0191 386 4266
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Ranked #1 of 21 Attractions in Durham
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Doncaster U.K
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

well worth the climb to visit or catch a bus from the market square as no parking near the Cathedral.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Well what can I say this building is absolutely stunning. It top trumps The Minster (York) sorry, such beautiful architecture. It was breathtakingly beautiful, free to look at, but we gave a donation as requested politely and deserved.

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Huddersfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We love to visit religious sites and buildings this was a great pleasure to see lovely big cathedral and they dont charge a penny, you can donate but this is voluntary . If visiting this region and thinking of taking in Holy Island and Lindisfarne in my opinion this would be a good place to include as they do have... More 

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

This has to be one of the finest cathedrals we have visited. It is not overly grand, but you can feel the history. There are plenty of interesting features and you can go up the tower for great views of the area. Unusually it is free to visit, but we were more than happy to pay the £5 each recommended... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Had been looking forward to visiting the Cathedral and was not disappointed. The information sheet was very useful and was easy to follow. There is a lovely, reasonably priced, gift shop and tea room attached to the Cathedral too. Would definitely recommend a visit!

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Sunderland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

As this is my local cathedral perhaps I am biased but I think it is the most impressive cathedral in the UK. It is on such a beautiful location that your first view will take your breath away. The River Wear sweeps sharply around it's base protecting it on three sides. It is this easily protected site that must have... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

An amazing cathedral and a lot of history involved, many of you will recognise a hallway in a square near the cafe and Lego Cathedral from a scene in Harry potter! It's worth the £1 per brick they ask for as a donation to the build of the Lego Durham Cathedral, the proceeds go towards the renovation they are currently... More 

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My hubby climbed to the top of the tower while I sat in their lovely restaurant and also contributed to their "Build Durham Cathedral out of Lego" You pay £1 per brick and actually get to build a bit of the cathedral what a brilliant way to raise money - well worth a visit

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West Calder, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Very interesting visit and really helpful guides. Unfortunately due to the high winds we could not go up the Tower, maybe next visit!.

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Nuneaton, Warwickshire u.k.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

One of the most inspiring sights I have seen it is over 1000 years old and when you look at it you just cannot fathom out how they did it. Everything consi9dered, i.e. it is on a hill surrounded by water, just amazing!

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