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St Michael's Church

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Address: St Michael's Square, Southampton SO14 2AD, England
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+44 23 8022 4242
07:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 20:00

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Beautiful and interesting stained glass windows. The church has many pianos you might be lucky and hear one being played on your visit. The organ was being played beautifully on... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Sandra J
Pulborough, United Kingdom
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately the church was closed when we were there but we could take a look inside. Nice church but not that special.

Thank FORZA7777
Pulborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Beautiful and interesting stained glass windows. The church has many pianos you might be lucky and hear one being played on your visit. The organ was being played beautifully on our visit.

Thank Sandra J
Lloydminster, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

we found this by accident accross from the Tutor house and really enjoyed going in ..the friendly ladies said it was the old church around ....glad we went in and they accept donations for upkeep

Thank rlmptl
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Oldest remaining complete church within the old city walls dating to soon after the Norman Conquest, with interesing monuments and one of a few early Tournai black marble fonts to be found in England (others at Lincoln Minster, St Marybourne and Winchester Cathedral)

Thank Dr-Barry-Fry
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

St Michael's Church is still standing and complete even after World War Two. It is just at the rear of High Street and worth a visit.

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Saratoga CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We had a few hours to spend prior to boarding a cruise. While wandering near the old city walls we noticed a nearby church. It was open so we went in. A group of amateur sketch artists was assembling. Their goal that day was to sketch various aspects of the church. We spoke with a few of the friendly folks... More 

Thank KayakBob
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice historic building, only minutes from shopping centre and ferries. Take a walk off the main routes and you get to see a different Southampton.

Thank GMunson
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

It is the oldest building in Southampton and founded in 1070. It is the only church still in use from the 5 churches inside the walled city.

Thank Alohanuiloa
Forest Hills, New York
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

St. Michael's Church, reported as the oldest building in Southampton, was built by the Normans in the 11 th century and the architectural alterations that occurred through-out history and various conquests is awe inspiring and a must see when visiting the old town. There is so much to see and learn in this historic building so, to fully appreciate it... More 

Thank Gershwin12
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

I was here on Sunday and enjoyed a lovely service here. People are very friendly and welcoming. Service had all the bells and whistles of a large Church and very relaxing and enlightening.

Thank Mermaid322

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