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Trident House Vicar's LANE/LITTLE ST. Little St. John Street, Chester CH1 1SN, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While walking along the River Dee and Grosvenor Park led us to this church. It’s near the Roman Amphitheater. This was the first cathedral in Chester. A small but interesting piece of architecture worth looking at.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lizcyni
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a most impressive church with some original artwork on display. There is a coffin with a skeleton showing in the ruins. Well worth a visit. It is next door to the Roman amphitheatre.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

St John The Baptist's church is a wonderful historic site in an area that oozes history as it's very close to the Roman Walls,Roman Gardens and the Roman Amphitheatre. During the Middle Ages, St John The Baptist's Church was the first cathedral of Chester ,a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 28 December 2018

Only saw this church, which used to be the original Cathedral, because it was opposite our hotel and next to teh amphitheatre. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank catme
Reviewed 24 December 2018

Bit of a hidden gem - very interesting church - full of history - hard to believe not been before ....but will be back again

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

As you go around the walls you see this church, worth a visit as it was the first cathedral but has been cropped back to the present size so you need to walk around the outside to get the true size.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

A very helpful guide informed us of the stained glass and the painted pillar of St,John .Glad we visited .

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank deardarth1
Reviewed 4 October 2018

St John the Baptists church is very beautiful inside and very impressive, I thought it was better than the Chester Cathedral. This church is well worth a half hour of time.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This is a very welcoming church bright and cheerful with a cafe and shop at the rear. The ladies in the shop were very friendly and helpful. It is the original cathedral. Inside are massive Norman pillars

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stazia18
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We popped in towards the end of a busy day, so couldn't really do the church justice. Nevertheless, what we saw was wonderful. Breath taking. A must for history lovers. Can't wait to go back and spend more time there soaking up the atmosphere and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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andrea r
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Response from bulgarianbuzz | Reviewed this property |
Hi Andrea, we actually caught the park and ride from Chester zoo. As you will possibly know, living in Eastham, Chester can be a nightmare for parking and expensive too. Alternatively you can catch the train into Chester... More
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