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Address: St. Nicholas Cathedral St. Nicholas Churchyard, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1PF, England
Phone Number: 44-191-232-1939
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Sun 7:00 am - 7:15 pm
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Oasis of calm

We were walking past when my daughter asked if we could go inside so we did. Ended up spending a good hour inside. My children were thrilled to spot the sweet children's corner... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were walking past when my daughter asked if we could go inside so we did. Ended up spending a good hour inside. My children were thrilled to spot the sweet children's corner stocked with pens and paper and spend some time drawing pictures. We happened to be there on the hour so sat and listened to the short prayer.... More 

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Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place, nice people. Being a none believer I only go in for the most selfish of reasons, this being the coffee! I do look around at the statues and grave stones and I love the Windows, not everyone attends church's for the same reasons.

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Thank Big4007
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice cathedral with information boards dotted around and a tea room, it is free to visit and located very close to the castle, quayside and city centre

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Kirkby-in-Ashfield, United Kingdom
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245 reviews
92 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a free to enter Cathedral with plenty of information telling you about its history. It also has a coffee shop and toilets which are handy when sightseeing.

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Faro, Portugal
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15 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cathedral is open almost every day and is easy to visit. It is a beautiful building with very interesting details to appreciate.

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Colwyn Bay
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118 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited on a Sunday at the beginning of the service having been attracted by the bells. The organ being played was splendid and the acoustics augmented the organists efforts.

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Leuven, Belgium
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We entered this church with no real expectations, we just went in after we looked at the Black Gate and Castle Keep nearby. This cathedral has free admission, which seems rather unusual in England, so nothing lost paying a visit. This church seemed to have more decorations than for example the York Minster, this is probably just an impression due... More 

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Bury Lancs
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cathedral is a pleasant place to look at both inside and out, unlike many these days it does not charge or encourage people to donate, rather to wander round at their own pace admiring it, there is a nice little café there with disability access

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UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

10 Mins walk from the Central Rail station and bus station. The Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas is one of the most beautiful and historic buildings in Newcastle. The spire has dominated Newcastle’s skyline and served as a prominent landmark and navigation point for ships in the River Tyne for over 500 years. Most of the cathedral’s features date from... More 

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gateshead
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41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

For a building with such a rich history concerning our monarchy, the border wars and local heroes it can be a let down due to lack of information but the building itself is still worth a look round.

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