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Address: Minster Yard, York YO1 7HH, England
Phone Number:
+44 1904 557201
Today
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
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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Such a beautiful place

We spent hours here and could have stayed longer. It is so beautiful, so much to see in the details. Amazing architecture, astounding stained glass windows, and wonderful history

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Katoomba, Australia
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We spent hours here and could have stayed longer. It is so beautiful, so much to see in the details. Amazing architecture, astounding stained glass windows, and wonderful history

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Incredible visit. Walked around everywhere in a building 1000 years old. The history is amazing and the Minster is beautiful. Take time to walk around inside and out, up and down. There is so much to see.

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Thank John B
Newtown, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Im not a religious person, but history and culture are my thing, so a visit to the Minster was top of our weekend list. £15 to go in (or £10 if you dont do the tower climb) was well worth every single penny. A guided tour in included, and was excellent, our guide was very knowledgeable and funny, and made... More 

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Thank Phil W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First saw this place when I was a child and immediately fell in love and wanted this place to get married in, the minister is beautifully built and you can't help but fall in love with this place

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Thank Carol F
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love everything about this place! I love the bells on the hour, I love the old architects! I love all the little minster gate shops. Everything is amazingly English!!!

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Thank K8eros
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had visited the Minster before, but on this trip we were with friends who had not seen it. We were soooooo disappointed at the £10 per person entrance charge. We could afford to pay it but, as a matter of principle , decided not to. Would gladly have made a voluntary contribution. We saw a lot of people turn... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Minster was fantastic. Worth the money to go up the tower too. A peaceful and beautiful cathedral with lots of interesting things to see/read inside.

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Thank staceyjd123
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This piece of our human history is absolutely outstanding. Taking the tiny spiral staircase to the roof is breath-taking in more ways than one. The view from the roof is worth every uncomfortable second of the endless climb. The roman history in the crypt is also so interesting, seeing the transitions over the centuries- just to touch things human hands... More 

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Thank Samantha S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A beautiful work of architecture and art as well as a working place of worship. It is immense and something to admire everywhere you look. I was surprised to find it is so light inside. It wasn't too busy when we visited at midday. I had downloaded and printed a trail for my son from the Minster website in advance... More 

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Thank Helielli
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't even get a photo of it. Such a beautiful building. One of the largest cathedral I ever seen...

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