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“A serene Christian Oasis intown in trouble”

Blackburn Cathedral
Ranked #1 of 23 things to do in Blackburn
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Owner description: Blackburn Cathedral is one of England's newest cathedrals, yet it is one of the country's oldest places of Christian worship. For many centuries, this has been the Parish Church of Blackburn dedicated to St. Mary the Virgin. It continues as a place of prayer and worship and is now at the centre of the Diocese which takes in almost the whole of Lancashire.
Teguise, Spain
2 reviews
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“A serene Christian Oasis intown in trouble”
Reviewed April 30, 2013

The. Town of Blackburn offers so many contrasts from open witnessing drug dealing in centre of town this quiet oasis of fellowships tranquility. Potential formore history to be presented and contextualised with the region. Faith offering good at main access times ieSundays. But missed opportunities to offer faithexperience. At other times ie lunch time prayer. Evening. Reflection.

Visited March 2013
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English first
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“Lovely interior”
Reviewed April 12, 2013 via mobile

I have been here various times for different occasions and the interior is beautiful. Its a very big place and all original and serene. Lovely place to go to clear your head. In the summer when the flowers hav blossomed its really attractive

Visited February 2013
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Oswaldtwistle, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
71 attraction reviews
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“A interesting place”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

I like the openness inside. It is a very light place with plain glass in th enave windows. The "crown" is magnificent especially at night. There are some very good exhibitions here too. There are welcomers at the front. The cafe in the crypt has very good food at a good price. There is no parking on site.

Visited December 2012
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Preston, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“School Carol Service”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

This is a splendid place both modern and traditional together. I was amazed with the extent of the facilities down stairs, there is a cafe, music rooms, changing rooms and toilets.

Visited December 2012
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Preston, Lancashire
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65 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful Interior”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

Not the largest cathedral in England but a beautiful interior, Blackburn Cathedral stands out in an imposing square. It also provides a striking backdrop to concert performances.

Visited May 2012
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