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Coventry Cathedral

1 Hill Top, Coventry CV1 5FB, England
+44 24 7652 1200
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Coventry Made the right decision

We an Army Reunion made the trip to coventry to have a few beers and catch up on old times during... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stoke sub Hamdon, United Kingdom
A must see

Within easy walk of the centre. It is worth the £6 entrance fee. The old cathedral shell can be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Celebrated as the UK's favourite 20th century building, Coventry Cathedral is known all over the world as a beautiful and unique venue. Designed by architect Sir Basil Spence following the bombing of the city in 1940 it was opened in 1962, and contains some of the finest examples of 1950's and 60's art and architecture in the country.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Hill Top, Coventry CV1 5FB, England
+44 24 7652 1200
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We an Army Reunion made the trip to coventry to have a few beers and catch up on old times during our day between the festivities we we round to the cathedral. where the local lads explained that the city had a choice between rebuilding...More

Thank Richard944
Reviewed 1 week ago

Within easy walk of the centre. It is worth the £6 entrance fee. The old cathedral shell can be viewed for free but a tour of its replacement should not be missed

Thank Liz G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though the old cathedral is a shell, it has a tranquil air about it and quite haunting . Despite the number of visitors milling around it doesn't feel too busy and it is lovely just to sit and dwell. My husband originates from Coventry...More

Thank S375RMannh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Try to visit at least once a year, take visiting relatives. A great bit of history to be cherished in this city!

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic mix of old and new, an amazing look at the old cathedral ruins alongside the new captivating awe inspiring building and amazing artwork. Not a moment away from the hustle of the town centre but it leads you into a quiet little...More

Thank cooliobig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was born at Long Itchington not far from Coventry, and although my family moved away when i was young, it is a sentimental journey when I visit the Cathedral. My mother used to tell me how the German bombers flew over the village taking...More

Thank Col M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit...Not far from the transport museum.Great historical site.There is a few other old buildings around the cathedral site that were not bombed in the second world war.....

Thank brehonybrehony
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This building has a lot of history and Coventry should not be visited without seeing the cathedral . The tour will take about half an hour and there are shops and places to eat near by

Thank Lin A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't believe I've lived in this area for almost 20 years and this was my first visit into the old cathedral area! So interesting. Loved all the statues and the history and the feeling of peace & restoration.

Thank MrsDWarks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though there is just the shell of the original building, you still get a feeling of the size & grandeur of this historic building that once graced the skyline. I felt honoured to have stood there & let my imagination fill in the missing...More

Thank Andy B
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Pat F
11 October 2015|
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Response from CarlaCovCath | Property representative |
Hi Pat, thanks for your question. The Transport Museum is separate to the Cathedral so unfortunately we can't assist with that. Their website should give you the information you need though. As EximiousTraveller has stated... More