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Lincoln Cathedral

Closed Now: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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'I have always held and proposed against all comers to maintain that the Cathedral of Lincoln is out and out the most precious piece of architecture in the British Isles' - John Ruskin Lincoln Cathedral was for almost 300 years the tallest building...more
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration:1-2 hours
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Exchequergate House 18A Minster Yard, Lincoln LN2 1PX, England
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Can highly recommend a visit. It is one of the most impressive buildings I've visited, huge and impressive, both in size and detail. I'm not at all religious but the architecture alone is worth the trip. We visited late on a Sunday afternoon so not all of the tours were open but
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Such an amazing place, especially as I live in Lincoln now just south in North Hykeham so I will be visiting quite regularly. Took the roof top and tower tour during the Lincoln Christmas Market on Saturday 7th December for £4 each - totalling £8 which was truly facinating and
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We paid £5 extra each to go on a tour of the roof which was fascinating and our volunteer tour guide Jan was full of interesting facts for us all about the history of the cathedral. The close up stained glass window shot was taken when we stood next to the flower shaped window
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My grandson wanted for us to take a little detour into the cathedral so we thought we would take a peak. Impressive even more on the inside. The small details in the carving and stunning stained glass windows.
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Entry to the cathedral is by donation. It's a nice change not to be forced to pay loads to get into a place of worship. Excellent stained glass, lovely chapels and a vast space to explore. We tried to get on a tour of the roof but they fill up quick so get there early.
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