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Address: Minster Yard, York YO1 7HH, England
Phone Number: 01904 557201
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9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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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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Taste of history

I reccomend to climb the steps and visit the tower, there is lovely view, however protective "cage" was a bit disappointing and disturbing. We spent over an hour in the undercroft... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I reccomend to climb the steps and visit the tower, there is lovely view, however protective "cage" was a bit disappointing and disturbing. We spent over an hour in the undercroft - very informative

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Such a beautiful cathedral. Definately a must visit when you are in York. It's very large and lots to see. My grandchildren are 11 and 8 and they really enjoyed learning the history of the monster.

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Thank Gillian R
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good visit, found the undercroft very interesting. Views from the top of the tower should not be missed, we were lucky with a very clear bright day. Rather expensive but fully understand the money needed for the upkeep of this wonderful monument

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Thank Shaun A
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Should be free as it was couple of years ago, Why should we have to pay to visit this attraction?. Totally unfair especially if you have children.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited for the choral evensong on Sunday at 4pm. The whole Minster is an imposing and historic building. We attended the service because my wife had lost a sister recently. On arrival we wer ushered to our seats, which were magnificent on the back row, right hand side on entry. The whole service was touching and excellent, giving us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

visited York in 1985 and couldn't get to see it due to a serious fire the previous year.Not been back since so this was a "must see" took the one hour guided tour and would recommend due to the amount of information gathered.A real history lesson After the tour you are free to explore this magnificent building in your own... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am so glad that we had made time to see this beautiful building. My two grandchildren absolutely loved it and want to take their parents their in the future for a visit.

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Thank Angela C
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful cathedral with some unique features I had not seen in other European gothic buildings (and I've seen many!). My only gripe with York Minster was that it costs 10 GBP to visit and that we could not even visit the quire because of service preparations.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

some say once you have seen one minster you have seen them all, but this one you can not miss... the beauty is breath taking! and the current display in the underground is amazing.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love visiting this place although it's been years since my last visit. We weren't sure whether we want to pay to visit. But we hadn't seen the undercroft before so we decided to. Thought it was a little steep but the hours we spent in there were worth it.

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