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Manchester Cathedral

Victoria Street | Off Deansgate, Manchester M3 1SX, England
+44 161 833 2220
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Amazing building

This building took 252 years to build and it shows. It's huge and beautiful. We went on Sunday to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janette R
Lovely old cathedral

A really lovely building and a great place to worship. Perhaps too many tourists at other times and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ava H
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Part of the Church of England, this lovely, small and inviting place of worship is part of Manchester's city center, which has undergone major redevelopment in recent years.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Victoria Street | Off Deansgate, Manchester M3 1SX, England
+44 161 833 2220
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This building took 252 years to build and it shows. It's huge and beautiful. We went on Sunday to their Evensong (even though we're not that religion, they were very welcoming.)

Thank Janette R
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really lovely building and a great place to worship. Perhaps too many tourists at other times and it was a shock to see a security guard on the door. Stained glass to die for and my own interest, a peal of bells. Would love...More

Thank Ava H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst visiting the city we spotted Cathedral which is a short walk from the Arndale Centre and provides a welcome break from the hubbub of the city. They offer a free guide leaflet to help you find out all about the history of the Cathedral....More

Thank AngieP49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cathedral was only a couple of blocks from our hotel,so we walked down to check it out. Closed for visitors due to services. We, actually would of liked to sit in on their services as it was Sunday and we are of the same...More

Thank garm717
dympnagould, Manager at Manchester Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are really sorry to hear of your experience when attending on a Sunday. The services are open to all members of the public and people of all faiths and none are more than welcome unless there is a major civic service or ordinations when...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since the bombing in May I wanted to visit the cathedral to pay respects to all that were involved. Im a very emotional person so the display of sympathy cards, messages etc got to me especially as I read the names of the angels. I...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Manchester's Cathedral is not the most imposing, impressive, or ancient example of Religious Architecture. However it does have it's own Modest attractions. There are some fine Stained-Glass Windows on display, which are quite modern, as the original windows were damaged in World War II. The...More

Thank APCMann
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We wanted to visit the cathedral but were delighted to find we had arrived at the start of choral evensong which is held in the Choir of this small but beautiful cathedral. The sun was streaming through the beautiful modern glass window to the right...More

Thank Hatton20
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Disappointed! If you wanted a quiet place to think or even worship I did not find it here. The Cathedral was ready for some sort of party with tables laid and a bar set up. Most areas were roped off. People were rushing in and...More

Thank O4898VMjulied
dympnagould, Visitor Services Manager at Manchester Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

I am really sorry that you were disappointed with your visit. On the day in question we had a visit from a member of the Royal Family which meant that there was extra security in place and the set up for an evening event could...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

I was in and out in 10 minutes. Nice architecture and stained glass windows but they are also restoring some areas so theres areas corderened off for building work.

Thank andydonna123
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Beautiful place to visit. THe stained glass is so pretty. It's a quick place to visit to admire the architecture. The high ceilings are stunning. The little gardens outside are nice too.

Thank William H
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StefC T
23 February 2017|
Response from dympnagould | Property representative |
Thank you for your query. It is a Church of England Cathedral with an exciting and radical history as a church dating back centuries. We welcome visitors of all faiths and none. We also have very friendly Cathedral Guides in... More
Fer B
7 June 2016|
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Response from S774 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can ask at tourist info for tours
Bryan Michael C
12 March 2015|
Response from Manchester_Cathedral | Property representative |
Good morning, As far as I am aware, Ghostpoet will play at C O L U M N S on 2 May. Tickets are already on sale via AltTickets, however, they are not listed as a confirmed artist on the AltTickets website as yet.