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Durham Cathedral

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Address: The College, Durham DH1 3EH, England
Phone Number: 0191 386 4266
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What an amazing experience!

Well worth the walk up the hill. Awe inspiring and quite humbling at the same time. The choir were singing whilst we were there and it made it seem so magical.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Essex.
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well worth the walk up the hill. Awe inspiring and quite humbling at the same time. The choir were singing whilst we were there and it made it seem so magical.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As we walked around the outside we did not appear too enthusiastic about going inside. So glad we did. This is a magnificent building. The whole atmosphere is special. We were very lucky to hear the choir practicing, this all added to the whole experience. I have left out details, so you can experience this without bias. I would recommend... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was a lovely wander round. my step son had a great time he was asking lots of questions about everything he saw. Very educational definitely somewhere i would go back

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of the world's outstanding cathedrals, dominating the city and surrounding area. Beautiful outside, stunning inside. Magnificent ros east window, awesome pillars, all different from each other - plus the tomb of one of the great English saints, Cuthbert. Take time to sit, gaze - and pray

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Thank Ian K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This cathedral is huge. I have never seen so many beautiful windows in one place. It took us ages to walk round the various rooms as there was so much to see. Unfortunately the tower was closed because of bad weather but we didn't mind as there was so much else to see. The best thing for me was the... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Absolutely lovely. A must if you are visiting Durham. Fun fact: The inner garden was used to film some scenes of Harry Potter. They don't announce it, but once you are in there you can absolutely tell!

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Lytham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

To be able to absorb centuries of Christian history, enjoy the ever better exhibitions, and excellent gift shop and cafe, or just quiet prayer and contemplation, it has something for everybody of all ages.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Such an historic building, providing organised and interesting information to visitors...you must walk the steps to the tower if you can.The view over the city is stunning!

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Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Of all my travels this is the most amazing place. A very beautiful cathedral steeped in history. Set on the riverside it commands a stunning view. So much to see and learn about here from the Venerable Bede to St Cuthbert.

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Durham City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the finest places ever, warm welcome from the stewards who have fantastic knowledge that they're willing to share, a wonderful cafe in the cloisters and the chance to have a guided tour too - the cathedral is also free to visit although donations are gratefully received to aid the upkeep. Fabulous cathedral, a must to visit!

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