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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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Have been many times to durham cathedral but it never ceases to amaze me.Truly spectacular building Every visit i make to the north east i take time out for the cathedral

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Stunningly beautiful and imaginative architecture and outstanding location. We were there for a sermon by the new bishop and a wonderfully British ceremonial procession of ecclesiastics, judges, sheriffs, mayors, etc. in honor of Justice Sunday. Full constumes, full symbols of office: croziers, maces, swords, wigs, halberks, neck chains. The burial places of Saint Cuthbert and of the Venerable Bede are... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Durham Cathedral is the finest example of Norman architecture you will find anywhere. It's massive, fortress-like bulk has dominated the Durham skyline for the last 900 years and will hopefully continue to do so for the next 900. It can be seen for miles around, with the best view possibly from the railway station, but it is only as you... More

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Lagos, Nigeria
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

A classical World Heritage attraction that everyone should see. The architecture is stunning and its location amazing, set on this high vantage point above the river.

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Llandyrnog, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

The cathedral is a focal point for the town and is majestic in its surroundings. It is a short walk from the town centre. Outside is Palace Green with the University Library situated to the right hand side where we saw a wonderful exhibition of Japanese enamels.

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UK
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

fantastic acoustics in a wonderful setting, if you are going to see a concert here there will be no issues over sound. Knave seats which are wooden will send your bum to sleep though !

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Luton, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Like many other cathedrals of course, but nice friendly staff and unlike many no entry fee to get in, as it should be. We bought some Lego bricks for the fundraising project, what a good idea.

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

just what you'd expect from a cathedral only you can't take photos. A lego cathedral is being built to raise funds only £1 per brick to contribute worth a look. Well priced cafe

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Scenic, interesting, streets were clean, park and ride scheme really works well, lots to see and do. Only gripe was the state of the public toilets next to the old Almshouse by the cathedral, which were below standard in terms of cleanliness and standard.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

visited yesterday i have travelled by train a lot to newcastle and always seen the cathedral from a distance yesterday i went to visit and yes when i saw it it was a beautiful place and for once its free to get in if you want to make a comtribution you can and is worth giving one beautiful surroding and... More

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