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“My Favourite” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gloucester Cathedral

Gloucester Cathedral
12 College Green, Gloucester GL1 2LX, England
+44 1452 528095
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Ranked #1 of 29 Attractions in Gloucester
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: Cathedral of the Cotswolds
Deutschland
2 reviews
“My Favourite”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Gloucester Cathedral is my favourite cathedral in England. I like the atmosphere, the services, the choir (both the singers and the location in the cathedral). The members of the chapter are really friendly and authentic.

Visited March 2013
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“stunning”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

I am not religious but this place has a calmness and serenity that makes you want to return. Amazing stained glass windows, cloisters very impressive and when you hear the choir sing, it can make your heart soar.

find myself returning to see what aspects I have not seen on earlier visits,

Visited February 2013
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“Incredible architecture.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Visited this beautiful cathedral in Feb 2013 - very friendly staff, ready to impart their knowledge on this wonderful piece of history. The ceiling designs are incredible, as are the original stained glass - and the sun shining through the stained glass making prisms on the columns was quite magical. The organ, carvings etc are so interesting. Always feel amazed at how such high ceilings, rooves and columns were built hundreds of years ago, without modern equipment !!! For a fee, we were able to take our own photographs. Really enjoyed this visit.

Visited February 2013
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“what a delight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

what a lovely place to visit, the lady at the door gave us a leaflet about the cathedral and told us what was going on in there and that at 4pm a visiting choir would b singing.
we were left to tour the cathedral on our own,but we could have joined a proper tour if we wanted, what a lovely place to look around, very intresting lots to see it took us about 45mins but we didn't read all the tombs.
there was a room with lady's in doing raffles, cakes, selling plants, lots of arty stuff for kids to do as well.
my only wish was that i went back and hear the choir, I can imaging it would have be spectaculiar

Visited March 2013
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Milton Keynes, England
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“One of the great living monuments to the past”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Thoroughly enjoyed out trip to the cathedral, park on the centre of town and walked through the town to the well sign-posted cathedral. Met at the door by a lovely lady who told us to look out for the free guides wearing red sashes. We met Eric who gave us a fulsome guide of the final resting place of Edward II and the home of Hogwarts, Harry Potter.

If you get a chance to go, do not hesitate to see the architecture, the majesty and the scale of this place of worship and meditation.

Visited March 2013
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