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Address: The College, Durham DH1 3EH, England
Phone Number: 0191 386 4266
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Stunning building with great atmosphere inside

Visited the Cathedral on a lovely sunny day with friends. Wonderful to walk round and wonder at how they managed to erect such a magnificent building with only the use of minimum... read more

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Visited the Cathedral on a lovely sunny day with friends. Wonderful to walk round and wonder at how they managed to erect such a magnificent building with only the use of minimum technical devices. Will definitely return and have a more detailed look around and delve into its history more. I have to say that I have been to York... More 

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This was the furthest point of a motoring tour ( from Bristol ) of 5 Cathedral cities and was the highlight of the trip. Cathedral staff helpful & informative plus an exhibition of recent archaological finds from the area.. If you are considering a visit GO. ( But do park & ride a car is no help in Durham

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I took the Cathedral tour and found it fascinating, the guide being very knowledgeable. Its not as ornate as York Minster Cathedral, being a very 'Norman' type Cathedral but has an equally long and interesting history that has connections to the monks at Lindisfarne around 700AD.

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Thank filmstuff53
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were visiting Durham for the first time and asked a City tour guide for directions to the cathedral. He suggested the riverside walk which has great views of the cathedral towers. We had a leisurely walk by the river and up to the cathedral via cobbled streets. On arrival we spoke to a cathedral guide who kindly told us... More 

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Thank 2010mustang
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We decided to go to Durham for the day to see the cathedral as even though I live quite near I had not been before. I wish that I had been there before as it was a wonderful day. If you like churches architecture or Stained Glass windows then this is definitely worth a visit . The cathedral has helpers... More 

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Thank CustomKev
Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

An absolutely stunning Cathedral. We loved every minute of our visit and the staff couldn't have been more helpful and informative. Thanks.

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Thank jlojoa
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Living in Durham we often visit the Cathedral and are always amazed at its splendour. Start by taking a seat outside of the main entrance to admire this magnificent building, before entering this beautiful building. Visit the undercroft to see our recently completed Lego model of the Cathedral with it's fine detail. Also the undercroft restaurant is a pleasant place... More 

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Thank Jeffteasdale61
Durham, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely as usual, great building café inside is really nice too, a must is a look at the Lego cathedral inside, well worth a visit

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Thank Susan W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Durham Cathedral is a wonderful Norman cathedral. Full of history and immaculately maintained. The cathedral offers a detailed history of early Christianity in the British Isles. Tour guides are available in various languages, and it is possible to climb the steep steps to the top of the Cathedral to enjoy superb views of the north east countryside

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Thank Gelywa
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking for fantastic architecture look no further than Durham Cathedral - just staring at the building makes you think what an awesome construction it is! How was built centuries ago without the modern day equipment available today! Peace and tranquility just hang over this beautiful cathedral!

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