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

Set in a picturesque medieval village, Salisbury is a beautiful Gothic cathedral full of history with one of the four surviving copies of the Magna Carta. There is a great deal of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Set in a picturesque medieval village, Salisbury is a beautiful Gothic cathedral full of history with one of the four surviving copies of the Magna Carta. There is a great deal of history here as well as fantastic photo opportunities.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely old church it was well preserved staff was so helpfull they explained little history even i m muslim they were so wellcoming

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently moved close to Salisbury and so it was our local carol service this year, in the cathedral. The service was beautiful, although some of the music selections rather...different, and I think everyone managed to be seated. Having said that, we arrived at 6 (and hour before it started) and there were at least 300 people in front of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This cathedral with its unique history including reading a copy of the the Magna Carta 1215 is truly inspiring. We walked around the cathedral and looked outside Edward heaths home ,former prime minister. Parking to the cathedral is £6.50 and you get a fresh pot of tea for free at the cathedral cafe. We booked in for a 1.5 hours... More 

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Llanybydder, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful building and we were struck by the very real warmth of the welcome from both guides and clergy alike. Do take a look at the impressive Magna Carta exhibit - we were fascinated and learned a lot.

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

well worth a visit - unusual font. Friendly and informative guides. Very atmospheric. Early evening best for phtgraphers

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely breathtaking. Don't miss this, it feels like time travel. We went at night, during an event, and the place was shadowed by the stories of centuries past...amazing.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a stunning cathedral, really beautiful inside and the open sky patio. It is one of the last places in which is possible to see one of the 4 original copies of the magna carta ...and it feels pretty awesome believe me!

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took grandchildren there. Saw Crib and Nativity scene and the advent candles and decorations around the font. Children loved the experience and enjoyed the Christmas tree. They were fascinated by the architecture and high ceilings and coloured glass windows. There is a quiz available for children to use to find their way around and explain various objects. They lit candles... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took two tours during our time spent in Salisbury Cathedral. Just after we had walked into the Cathedral we were immediately assigned a guide who took us on an hour tour of the Cathedral and the Chapter House. These guides are voluntary and they are a credit to the Cathedral. Although I am sure he has covered the same... More 

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