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Address: Minster Yard, York YO1 7HH, England
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Dating back to medieval times, this splendid Church of England cathedral...

Dating back to medieval times, this splendid Church of England cathedral features magnificent 14th- and 15th-century stained glass, stonework and elaborate tombs.

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More than a church

Is is definitely the largest cathedral in the UK. And so beautiful. I always wonder how this great megasctructure, tall and bright, was built in 15th century without computers... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 June 2016
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Walked in walked out. The huge temporary seating for ?plays Spoils the cathedral. Certainly could not appreciate the magnificent Minster. What a shame

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Is is definitely the largest cathedral in the UK. And so beautiful. I always wonder how this great megasctructure, tall and bright, was built in 15th century without computers and other electronic devises

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed asked if they did concessions and we got my partner in for free lots to see on the down side it was full of scaffolding as they do plays

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely Minster, lovely city. Got a good few photos to add to my travel collections. The only problem is that at a weekend it might be a bit noisy for dogs (ours was terrified) with the walk-around Romans.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

My husband and son had been to the cathedral before and could not wait to show it to me! We got there and we could see was scaffolding, they were setting up for a play! Thank goodness we are mature adults! We were saving the best for last of our 3 week tour of the U.K.! But! Anyway the outside... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

We planned a special trip out to York to view the York Minster. I'd been looking forward to seeing this for a very long time - but when we arrived, it was closed! & they said it would be closed for the whole day! I thought my husband was joking. What a huge disappointment. We wandered around the outside &... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

What a beautiful cathedral! You can see the tops from most places in York. I was so impressed with the majesty of the Minster.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Last held 16 yrs ago, this production was really amazing. Initially begun in Medieval times telling of God and the beginning of the world and Bible stories up to Judgement day.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

We had a short stay in York and decided to visit the Minster. Once in and paid it was obvious the whole place was full of scaffolding and storage for the plays that are currently going on! We saw no warning prior to entry nor did anyone mention the utter mess inside nor any concession on the price. It was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

A fab day out, stunning. Make sure to leave plenty of time for your visit, loads to see. My favourite city in the world.

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