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Beautiful local gemstone for all history lovers

Beautiful church with amazing history and atmosphere, always warm and welcoming volunteers to show... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
magdalenamokrogulska
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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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Well worth a visit

This is a lovely church to see, we went to see the tomb of Rhys ap Thomas , which was well worth... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2017
lottie49
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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11 Aug 2018
“Beautiful local gemstone for all history lovers”
18 Oct 2017
“Well worth a visit”
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful church with amazing history and atmosphere, always warm and welcoming volunteers to show you round as well as couple times a year amazing bell tower is open and you can climb up with guide to enjoy Carmarthen view, wealth of knowledge about being a...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

This is a lovely church to see, we went to see the tomb of Rhys ap Thomas , which was well worth seeing,loved the mirrow over top so all the detail of tomb can be viewed. Their was so many monument in this church to...More

Thank lottie49
Reviewed October 5, 2017

One of the largest churches in Wales, and historically important, don't miss this. If nothing else, it contains the last remains of Rhys ap Thomas, the man reputed to have killed Richard III.

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Reviewed November 25, 2016

Visited the church recently and was completely blown away by its size and beauty. From the time you walk through the door you can feel the history. You walk through the main door and you immediately see a Roman Altar which I have since discovered...More

Thank Demetae1974
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Our ancestors were christened here in the 1700's. It was a delight to enter the church yard, and I smiled at the stone step so worn down after centuries of parishioners entering the grounds. We tried to find any old headstone with an ancestor's name...More

Thank Lisa2184
Reviewed May 18, 2016

What a phenomenal church. Beautiful inside, with lots of history attached. Pleasant staff and Parishoners, only too happy to converse with visitors. If you're really lucky (as I was) you'll hear one of the choirs practicing. Its a great place to shelter if its raining...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful church. I grew up in Carmarthen but never set foot in this church, we were chapel. Definitely worth a look around. Chatted to the verger(I think he was the verger) who was so welcoming and friendly. Thank you for your welcome.

1  Thank pedr79
Reviewed July 16, 2015

we went on a coach trip which stopped at Carmarthen we sat outside of this church which was a nice site to see we then went around the town centre which has other things to see like an old castle and stattues

1  Thank dave777qq
Reviewed July 9, 2015

Had a good hour visiting this historic church, lots to see and memorable experience. Would recommend if weather is not good

1  Thank MarshWaterPonds
Reviewed April 8, 2015

With Richard the Third recently buried the tomb of Sir Rhys ap Thomas deserves recognition as he was the man who felled Richard to give Henry Tudor the throne. Rhys met the exiled Henry at Dale and travelled through Wales to muster an army for...More

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