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Address: The Chantry, Norwich NR2 1QZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1603 610443

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Amazing city centre church

This church is slap bang in the heart of norwich busy shopping I always take my grandchildren in there they love the ambiance of a church and the tranquility it brings I would of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This church is slap bang in the heart of norwich busy shopping I always take my grandchildren in there they love the ambiance of a church and the tranquility it brings I would of hoped to of seen more people in there from time to time especially where its situated,this must be a sign of the times unfortunetly. Beautiful archtecture... More 

Thank Laceypops1
Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here on a family visit to Norwich, just exploring with a well informed relative who suggested looking into the church and a good thing too. I don't find religious uplifts from churches but they are undoubtedly interesting for the architecture, decoration and especially their history and this example is very fine. Lots of tombs and memorials to the local... More 

Thank jerryskc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

I adore this church. I have been a member of the audience as well as sung here it is a brilliant church as well as a great venue for special events.

Thank Katy S
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

It looks like a cathedral! Beautiful architecture. No entry charge. Next to market and central area.

Thank PGTips13
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

I spent some time wandering around The Forum and MArketplace before taking refuge in here. This church is exceptional for its decoration, stained glass and especially the font and wooden surround. Do not miss the ancient tapestry and bell ringers charter next to the font - both of which are behind curtains.

Thank sheepygold
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

I like visiting places of worship and when we were dropped off near to this church I could not resist. It is so light and airy with lovely pews to sit and reflect in.

Thank Mary B
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

If there is only one place to be visited in Norwich, make sure it is this medieval gem of a church. There is so much of interest inside from stunning stained glass windows, a rare 15th Century font cover, magnificent wall memorials and intriguing ledgers, a display of silver & pewter mugs - and more. Take it steadily and soak... More 

Thank Tobywebb35
Devon, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Amazing internal proportions, view from each end dramatic, good stained glass, huge organ, great setting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

Do donate your 30p and pick up the small pamphlet offered. The descriptions of the church are delightful and even convey a bit of British humor ( or should I say humour). For instance" On the right hand of the tapestry you may see Mary Magdalene greeting Our Lord who is depicted ( somewhat too literally) wearing a gardener's hat."... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

Popped into this beautiful church after shopping in Norwich. What a monument to the faith and craftsmanship of all those stone masons , woodworkers etc. If you feel you can spare a few moments from todays hustle and bustle, go inside, sit down, and who knows what good will follow?

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