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Winchester Cathedral

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Address: 9 The Close, Winchester SO23 9LS, England
Phone Number: +44 1962 857200
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09:30 - 17:00
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Sun 12:30 - 15:00
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One of England's largest cathedrals is open for tours along with visits to...

One of England's largest cathedrals is open for tours along with visits to the library and Triforium Gallery, which contains an extensive collection of books, including the Winchester Bible.

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Architectural Masterpiece

No visit to Winchester would be complete without a visit to this wonderful building. Even if not of a religious persuasion, the construction techniques and the quality of the... read more

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

No visit to Winchester would be complete without a visit to this wonderful building. Even if not of a religious persuasion, the construction techniques and the quality of the workmanship for the time in history are alone worth a look. There has been some adverse comment in the past that an entrance fee is charged (e.g. £5.95 for Seniors) but... More 

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Watford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really the title says it all, well worth a trip inside, beautiful windows and the Christmas tree is lovely.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our tour of Winchester Cathedral by one of their volunteers was a highlight of our day in that city. We got to see the building from its crypt, which floods, through its Romanesque beginnings through to its current Gothic grandeur. Our guide was knowledgable and entertaining at the same time. Seeing Jane Austen's gravestone was noteworthy.

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Lissone, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've bee there for a business trip last November, and the cathedral, during the evening with all the astonishing lights was gorgeous. in the back yard were preparing the Christmas market, that aslo will worth a visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was totally bummed that I went to visit Winchester Cathedral when they had the uni graduation on, as it took place in the Cathedral, and seemed like it was never going to end. The outside looked magnificent tho. I would've loved to be able to see the inside. But there is always next time.

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Makes a change to go somewhere like this and be able to view it all without scaffolding or work in progress going on. The whole experience was superb and perhaps one of the best cathedrals.

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very interesting place to visit. Lots of history. Staff are very knowledgeable and obviously take pride in what they do. Your ticket can be used for a whole year.

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Margate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came for the xmas market but wanted to see the Cathedral as last came about 45 years ago when a not so interested teenager. Prepared in advance had groupon voucher two for the price of one and tickets still valid for the year. Took advantage of the free tour however this was one of the last of the day and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Cathedral which hosted the Christmas market in its grounds. The market was very good and also featured an ics skating rink. The Cathedral was brilliant, steeped in fascination history. Beautiful stained glass windows. A choir was practicing at the time which was wonderful. Well worth a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My second Cathedral after Stratford-upon-Avon, absolutely beautiful! I was stunned by the sheer size and age of the architecture. Got a student deal on entry and for the price, about 5£, it was well worth it. I joined a tour after it had started and the guide was extremely knowledgeable. A must see.

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