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“Shame they charge for entry” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Coventry Cathedral

Coventry Cathedral
Coventry, England
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Ranked #4 of 73 things to do in Coventry
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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“Shame they charge for entry”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Amazing buildings to visit, linking the old with the new, great short movies to look at. Shame they have to charge visitors for entry, I'd been happy to given a donation.

Visited May 2013
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“Good Reminder of Man's Inhumanity to Man”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Forgiveness but not forgotten. The ruins and the new are a great memorial. I wish I'd had more time
I disliked nothing

Visited April 2013
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“Stunning gem”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

I went to the cathedrals after many years. The new and the old cathedral are atmospheric, with a quality that is really peaceful. The old cathedral is free to visit and the ruins give you an idea of the grandeur of the old. The new cathedral costs to visit but you can go free for a service. Parking is well sign posted and relatively inexpensive. As you walk from the horror of modern Coventry through the university to the cathedral you understand better the tragedy of the bombings inWWII on this city. Lovely little area to walk around with some nice restaurants.

Visited April 2013
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“A VERY SPECIAL DAY”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We were in Coventry for the weekend and took in the Cathedral, not having been there for a number of years. The windows were stunning and the way it is set out is amazing. While we were there the choir could be heard practicing and was the organist. We sat out in the sun amongst the old ruins before returning for evening prayers. Not quite what we were expecting but a new experience. The was the clergy, a lay reader, another couple and us. The first thing the clergy did was to explain that the lay breader would give one of the readings and one of us would do the other. Thankfully the other gentleman volunteered. It was a simple service and well worth the half hour or so that it took. It helped make the whole vist something to share

Visited April 2013
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“The old coventry cathedral.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

The atmosphere was quite haunting and beautiful. Lovely place to just rest and think. Good place for using your camera.

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