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“Visiting to kill time”
Review of Hereford Cathedral

Hereford Cathedral
Ranked #1 of 53 things to do in Hereford
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Visiting to kill time”
Reviewed April 9, 2013

Breath taking even if religion isnt your thing. We went to see Map Maundi and finished off with a walk through the Cathedral

Visited April 2013
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
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“Wonderful mix of history and contemporary worship place”
Reviewed April 9, 2013 via mobile

Cathedrals, especially the authentic medieval ones, are a treasure trove of our history. Once much more at the heart our national history, they reflect where we come from. Hereford does that, it is a tremendous signifier of our past. The cathedral is also a place of worship - and the cathedral has many contemporary art works reflecting its continuing role.

So, Hereford would be a stand out example of a medieval cathedral - but famously it has the chained library and the Mappa Mundi in addition. Examples of the learning to be found in the Middle Ages are in the library, and there's excellent interpretations of the map and its meaning.

Visited April 2013
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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
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“A great visit”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Visited hereford cathedral over easter to see mappa mundi. Really enjoyed our visit, flowers, cathedral, stained glass beautiful. Mappa mundi and chained library a very interesting section and display. Staff knowledgeable and interested in you; welcoming. A beautiful building. A real sense of community spirit.

Visited March 2013
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Grantham, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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“What acoustics!”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Very friendly cathedral, more intimate than many.
Mappa Mundi and Chained Library a must.
We sang three services over a weekend, what an absolutely wonderful sound this cathedral has.

Visited April 2013
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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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“Amazing trip up Hereford Cathedral Tower”
Reviewed April 5, 2013

We sadly only had time to go up the Tower on this occasion but it was memorable. We had two very knowledgeable guides who answered all our questions. The view from the top is just amazing. Well worth the effort.

Visited April 2013
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