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St John the Baptist's Church

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Address: Vicar's Lane/Little St. John Street, Chester CH1 1SN, England
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nice city.

this church is well worth a visit,helpful staff all over.the leaded windows are great too see,small narrow steps to climb up into little rooms and history stories on walls.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2016
glossopninja
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

this church is well worth a visit,helpful staff all over.the leaded windows are great too see,small narrow steps to climb up into little rooms and history stories on walls.

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Frome, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Not as popular as the Cathedral for obvious reasons but well worth a visit from an historical point of view and do talk to a guide who will highlight aspects for you. There is a remains of a painted picture on one of the massive columns (same builders also built Durham I was told); beautiful windows. The organ wqas 'borrowed'... More 

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

This is part of the Chester walking tour. It has been remodeled of course but the older ruins are still visible outside. Inside the 2 large windows are stunning. There are some headstones that were originally outside in the burial ground inside the church. For example on the blacksmith one you can see the tools of his trade and the... More 

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

This is slightly over looked because of the City's Cathedral and the number of churches in Chester. However, its a stunning place to see. Its not a big place and an hour is all you need to take it all in. There's a cafe to get a drink and snack whilst you're there too. You don't have to be religious... More 

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Deddington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Good cafe facility and excellent concert venue. Heard a trio from the Northern College of Music - superb concert - shame it wasn't longer.

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Cambridge, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

Given a great tour. Brought the Church to life. Recommend everyone stops off there. Note the organ and compare to the Rows. The skeletal monuments and meaning ...

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Thank Ashes1972
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

It was so cold on the day we visited, we saw the church at the end of our Roman Tour, they sold coffee and tea so we went in. We spoke to the volunteers, who served us tea and told us of the history of the church and how it points East etc... It was free and worth a look,... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

A beautiful church with a fascinating history, we weren't sure what to expect here but it is a beautiful building with a long and interesting history, well worth a visit - tea and coffee was available too! Situated right next to the Roman amphitheatre.

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Burnie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

One of the things as a tourist in the UK is that it easy to become a bit tired of looking at churches and cathedrals. We walked past this one on our way to visit something else, but a spur of the moment decision to go in was well worth it. We had a free guided tour (donation at the... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

epic ruins. you can climb them too if your not afraid of getting caught or your free runner. remnants of very old history.

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