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Leicester Cathedral

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Address: 7 Peacock Lane | St Martins House, Leicester LE1 5PZ, England
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+44 116 261 5200
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Great story about the location and resting place of Richard III

Visiting Leicester with family and as we were in the centre area decided to take a look at the Cathedral and see the recently interred body of Richard III. The Cathedral is easy... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visiting Leicester with family and as we were in the centre area decided to take a look at the Cathedral and see the recently interred body of Richard III. The Cathedral is easy to find and was not very busy, there are display boards to give you some more background etc but there are also staff/volunteers on hand who can... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

the architecture of this building is lovely a frequent it with my camera and i especially love to see the pergrine such an amazing bird. just look up the spire it could be looking at you from one of the crosses

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a small, interesting Cathedral. The highlights are King Richard 111's tomb which a knowledgeable and interesting guide told us all about and an amazing modern stained glass window.

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1 Thank janus12015
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went after the Queen's visit, the photographs were beautiful and displayed very well. Inside the whole Cathedral there was so much to see, beautiful Stained Glass windows, Richard lll's Casket and countless other interesting exhibits, the atmosphere was one of complete peace.

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1 Thank JanJ605
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A most interesting cathedral, may look old on the outside but 21st century on the inside, it's well worth having a tour guide to get more feel of the place. King Richard III tomb is so modern and worth a visit also to see The Pall and crown plus many stained glasses. Outside the Cathedral is lovely grounds and so... More 

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dordon, tamworth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My self and my partner visited prior to Richard third being interred in the cathedral as the coffin was on view it was packed but although we seen the service on TV we just wanted to visit the tomb Its so tranquil and although there are many more monuments its well worth a visit Charge of entrance is by donation... More 

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1 Thank mark o
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are visiting Leicester, then a visit to the Leicester St Martin's Cathedral should be a culturally and religiously uplifting experience. You will not be alone. You will be joining the party of visitors who come to Leicester by the coach loads to the newly buried King Richards III. The Queen visited the Cathedral only last week and for... More 

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Coopers Beach, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited today and this is one beautiful small Cathedral which has a wonderful atmosphere and is very peaceful. It is free to enter but please make sure to leave a donation.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see. There was a lady at the entrance explaining everything and giving out leaflets. Worth seeing. Also the garden outside the cathedral was fantastic.

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1 Thank ecmshle
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not a religious person but like to take my daughters to spiritual places and let them make up their own minds.This cathedral has a lovely atmosphere; peaceful and reverential without being overly intimidating. I love white flowers and the gardens outside were full of white tulips on our last visit-it was gorgeous! My girls like being able to light... More 

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