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“Simply spectacular” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lincoln Cathedral of St. Mary

Lincoln Cathedral of St. Mary
Minster Yard, Lincoln, England
01522/544544
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Ranked #1 of 37 attractions in Lincoln
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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“Simply spectacular”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

I can take it or leave it when it comes to visiting churches or cathedrals but my daughter's graduation ceremony took place here and it proved to be a simply stunning venue that transported you into a different world. Its hilltop position ensures it is a place of wonder and it still retains its stunning presence that must have overawed travellers in bygone times. It dwarfs William the Conquerors’adjacent castle.

Visited September 2012
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“The best cathedral”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

This is probably the finest example of a cathedral in the united Kingdom. It sits in a very prominent position at the top of steep hill and it can be seen for miles and also is a fantastic sight at night.
The area is steeped in history and if you climb the hill to see this you might as well go across the road to Lincoln castle which is as equally as interesting in it's own way.
A good few hours is needed in the cathedral so at £6.00 is not bad value. Once instead you can be overwhelmed by the sheer size of it and if you are feeling brave take a trek to the top for a stunning view looking down the hill.

Visited December 2012
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“Spectacular”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Absolutely spectacular. We spend ages walking around the Cathedral and learnt lots from the guide who was worth her weight in gold. Full of useful information.

Visited June 2012
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“probably the best cathedral”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

probably my favourite uk cathedral. great location above the city, close to the castle and steep hill. one can easily spend several hours quietly wandering around this amazing building, plenty of interesting things to look at, watch out for the imp

Visited December 2012
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“Lincoln's Jewel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Absolute must see, along with the Castle . Take time to explore the Bailgate, Castle Square and the award winning Steep Hill in between the two .
Do the roof or even better the tower tours !

Visited November 2012
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