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Address: 6 The Close, Salisbury SP1 2EF, England
Phone Number: +44 1722 555120
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

Completed in 1258, this is one of the finest medieval cathedrals in...

Completed in 1258, this is one of the finest medieval cathedrals in Britain, which features the tallest spire in England that rises 404 feet into the air.

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Superb Norman cathedral with the opportunity to climb inside the spire - we didn't have the time or the legs for it! Plenty of volunteers around to answer questions. The only... read more

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Georgie T
Sunbury, United Kingdom
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Sunbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Superb Norman cathedral with the opportunity to climb inside the spire - we didn't have the time or the legs for it! Plenty of volunteers around to answer questions. The only thing we didn't like was a laser playing on a screen hanging from the ceiling. Didn't think it added anything to the majesty of the building.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow ! A beautiful Cathedral, built all in the same style. Wonderful grounds - I think Cathedral Close is the terminology. Definitely worth visiting. Entry is free, which is a bonus, as are the tours. Tower tours are at set times but Cathedral tours are on request. Naturally one makes a donation. We had a very knowledgeable Guide, with a... More 

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Liss, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Majestic Cathedral sat in isolation, but very close to the town. Worth visiting the Magna Carta on display in a side annex.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

But pity about cost to enter. About £8 adult £4 child alot of money when there'a a croud of you. I understand they need to raise money for repairs etc but are they not suppose to be open for everyone to enjoy and not for keeping people out.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Cathedral is definitely worth a visit if you are planning a trip to Salisbury. They do ask for an entrance fee but... you do not have to pay this. I have never paid as I live here and feel that it my right. Of course the Cathedral does have the tallest spire in the country and so it is... More 

Thank suzyshep
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly helpful staff lovely building has good facilities highly recommended photography is permitted except where the magna carta is on show which is understandable very nice visit

Thank Tracey M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see. Beautiful inside and out. Lots of nice restaurants near by and the cathedral café looked very nice. Be sure to walk up the street to see the charming medieval street, apparently one of the few completely intact blocks and all occupied as homes.

Thank alwaysplanahead
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enthusiastic and helpful guides and some outstanding features, including a magnificent font with a 'mirror glass' effect top. The Magna Carta document is housed here. We were amazed at the tiny writing (the 'small print' we have nowadays was obviously invented very early). The Cloister is very beautiful in architectural form and the light that it admits. A coffee... More 

Thank 610diane
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a stunning Cathedral. We attended the Darkness to Light Procession on Friday 25 November 2016 which was outstanding. Please make every effort to visit the Cathedral it is a must!!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful Cathedral in a wonderful setting!. A lovely morning spent looking around this amazing building. The staff and volunteers on site were extremely helpful and knowledgeable. The magna carta exhibition was an added bonus and excellent for children with various activities for them to do. The lovely cafe and shop at the end of the tour finished the morning off... More 

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