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Address: Minster Yard, York YO1 7HH, England
Phone Number: 01904 557201
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Sun 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Dating back to medieval times, this splendid Church of England cathedral...

Dating back to medieval times, this splendid Church of England cathedral features magnificent 14th- and 15th-century stained glass, stonework and elaborate tombs.

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Gorgeous!

What a beautiful cathedral. Didn't visit inside due to time, but loved wandering around it - also served as a great landmark to navigate around York.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Richmond, Virginia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a beautiful cathedral. Didn't visit inside due to time, but loved wandering around it - also served as a great landmark to navigate around York.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love York Minster, but this time visited with two small children, 4 & 5. Perhaps surprisingly they also loved it. I think they were in awe at the sheer size of the building and the amazing soaring ceilings. Whilst they were too Young to fully appreciate it, they were fascinated by the stained glass, numerous statues and atmospheric crypt.... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Found this overrated and expensive £10.00 each. Good it's the only gothic cathedral in such good condition, not much more to say, oh yes very historic. A once only visit.

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London, England
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A lovely old building. A great building to see with lots of history and artifacts. It was interesting to see how they stabilised the cathedral by pinning it when it was falling down and to see some of the original foundations in the crypt.

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Round Lake, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the great churches in England to visit. A short walk from the city gates and shopping. It is well worth taking the tour.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Most of the church is closed off to the public even with entry fee so when you pay the entry fee, you get to see exactly what you see for free from the gallery when you first enter the building. I was able to see lots and take photos (see pics) from that area. If it saw much more, it... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Paid £9 to get in (concessionary rate). Ticket valid for a year. The outside of the building is fascinating. Inside, it is huge. Interesting memorials. Guided tours available. Trips up the tower cost extra. Good shop but a bit expensive. No cafe or other catering facilities.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited the minister and walked around the outside, would of been rude not to visit while in york. Beautiful architecture.

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Ulverstone, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an amazing huge Cathedral covering and large expanse of ground, the architecture is amazing, the stained glass windows are fantastic a must see visit

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely Minster, nice to see the stonemasons repairing on site. Lovely to walk around as well. Peaceful.

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