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Address: Minster Yard, York YO1 7HH, England
Phone Number: +44 1904 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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Great for kids too!

What a super place to visit! Although we thought £10 for an adult was a little steep (kids free), by the end of our time there, I had realised it was worth every penny. Visiting... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a super place to visit! Although we thought £10 for an adult was a little steep (kids free), by the end of our time there, I had realised it was worth every penny. Visiting with 4 other adults and 4 children (aged between 6-9) we were greeted warmly at the admissions desk. All the kids were given back packs... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Truly beautiful, well looked after with a very rich history! I highly recommend visiting it and the undercroft. The story of the Minster is amazingly interesting and well documented!

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Although £10 admission seems a bit steep, the interior is rather spectacular. You can join a guided tour once inside for no extra cost, and the ticket is valid for 12 months, which would be great if you were a local.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a wonderful experience and well worth the entrance fee. We had a lovely lady who took us on a guided tour of the Minster who was very informative and could answer any question we had. We were then free to wander and admire the beautiful architecture at our leisure. We returned for evensong and were treated to the beautiful... More 

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Nuneaton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am always a little uncertain about having to pay to go into a church but I was glad we decided to go in. The admission includes a guided tour and it was good to have the historical importance explained, though our guide was extremely long winded. Looking at glass that was created so long ago was awe inspiring and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must see in York, and hugely impressive - how on earth did they build it? You can either wander round admiring everything - especially the stained glass windows - or take a guided tour, which starts every half hour. Our guide was superb, even though she had to compete with a choir practice! The crypt contains lots of Roman... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Didn't know what to expect but I must say the Minster is amazing well worth a visit. Stain glass is some of the best I've aeen

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They charge you 10 pound to get into the church (after the first free 10 meters). never had to pay to enter a church. Will not go there (and also did not get in this time after I found out)

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

Such a lovely visit to a nice place and staff was friendly and welcoming. Think I got a history overload though Will go again

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

Unmissable when visiting York. Wonderful building, pity there is a charge to enter but well worth it

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