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“Fantastic bit of History” 5 of 5 stars
Review of St Albans Cathedral

St Albans Cathedral
Sumpter Yard, St. Albans, England
01727 860780
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Ranked #1 of 15 Attractions in St. Albans
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: St Albans Cathedral is the oldest site of continuous Christian worship in Britain. It stands over the place where Alban, the first martyr, was buried after giving his life for his faith over 1700 years ago.The building itself is a blend of architectural styles spanning a millennia and contains recycled Roman bricks from Verulamium. Of special interest are the 13th century wall paintings, a rare watching loft and the shrines of Saint Alban and Amphibalus, the priest who converted Alban to Christianity.
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic bit of History”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Went with my wife while shopping in St. Albans, lovely Cathedral with nice places for picnics in the grounds. Right next to the school which se to be a monestary. Very peaceful and relaxing place. Worth a visit if in St. Albans.

Visited May 2012
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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“Moving”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

This cathedral is magical and moving. It is a welcoming,calm environment to go and pay respects to people whom you wish well or give memory to. I find peace here and many other do too.

Visited January 2013
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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“Fab place to visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Cathedral in St Albans is just fantastic place to visit.
Great to take children for nice relaxing walk and a bit of history.

Visited November 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“An incredible building!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

My friend and I decided to visit St Alban's Cathedral finally, and all our expectations were surpassed. We were given a lovely and fascinating tour by our guide Molly Kennedy. I would urge everyone to visit this magnificent building.

Some of my photos can be seen here:
http://www.slickpic.com/u/AlphaWhiskey/photoblog/post/StAlbansCathedral01

Thank you to everyone at the Cathedral for an enjoyable visit.

Warmest Regards,
Sam.

Visited December 2012
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“Very beautiful and interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

This is the most interesting and beautiful cathedral I have visited in the Uk. The mixture of architecture and its history makes a visit really worthwhile

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