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St Peter Mancroft

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Address: The Chantry, Norwich NR2 1QZ, England
Phone Number: 44 (0) 1603 610443

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

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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 

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Devon, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

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

Thank Rosemary L
Lakewood Ranch
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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?

1 Thank Stee58
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

Bang centre in Norwich city centre; adjacent to the market, next to the Forum library; this church is the the most impressive after Norwich Cathedral. Beautifully cavernous, historic, atmospheric and strangely hollow. This is somewhere I usually visit when in the city to escape the noisy hustle and bustle immediately outside. A rare oasis. Although not a particularly religious person,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

We didn't go in, but the views from the outside were amazing. This church it is located in front of the forum. Architecture lovers will enjoy in this city.

1 Thank anna-san83
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

We visited here many years ago, but I had forgotten what a lovely church this is. The outside is the local flint stone, and the church is adjacent to the central market. The interior is light and bright, with large windows, many of which are clear. However the front and rear windows are beautiful, and there is a detailed front... More 

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