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Manchester Cathedral

Of Deansgate Victoria Street | Off Deansgate, Manchester M3 1SX, England
+44 161 833 2220
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Enjoyable visit

This is a very large cathedral with not much scaffolding at present, except for the tower. Most of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul S
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Adelaide, Australia
Nice Cathedral In Central Manchester

This is a nice cathedral to visit for half an hour unless if there is a service on then you might... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Drum_Davey
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Aberdeen, Scotland
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Manchester Cathedral has been centre stage in its city’s history for nearly 600 years. In 1421 Henry V signed a royal charter granting permission for a collegiate church to be built. In 1847 a new Manchester diocese was created and this historic...more
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Of Deansgate Victoria Street | Off Deansgate, Manchester M3 1SX, England
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"the stained glass windows"
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"choir stalls"
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"light a candle"
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"regimental chapel"
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"beautiful windows"
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"worth a visit"
in 49 reviews
"great building"
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"arndale centre"
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"organ"
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"worship"
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"architecture"
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"scaffolding"
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"nave"
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"prayer"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very large cathedral with not much scaffolding at present, except for the tower. Most of the old windows were lost in WWII, but there are quite a few modern colourful replacements. The choir misericords are worth seeing, and are on display with...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice cathedral to visit for half an hour unless if there is a service on then you might want to stay longer to view. The architecture is nice on the inside although unfortunately on the day I visited they were doing some...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent so time wandering around this beautiful building. The organ was being played at the time, it was lovey to sit, listen and relax.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in, as I love architecture of building. Enjoyed the peace and quiet of the place, and sat for a while. There was a service on, and it was peaceful. The choir was good. All in all, if you have half an hour at least,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here a few times for different occasions. I have been with my mum for a look round one day and it is a very impressive building with lots of history. I've also had the pleasure of seeing 2 of my friends get...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a must do on our visit to Manchester , so disappointed that over 50% was cordoned off for a private party. Not only that but a privacy screen had been placed to obstruct the best view . Not only that but disco music...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you get off metro shuttle 2 and see the very imposing sight of Manchester Cathedral in what I believe is Gothic Architecture - As you look at the main tower...... which is towards the left of the main entrance, at the top is the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed the brief visit, but we arrived during a print exhibition which was being filmed for promotion work.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

2 years ago I visited Manchester Cathedral, when there were huge amounts of scaffolding inside the nave - new organ work in progress. Yesterday, I saw the magnificent final product. Totally impressive. Unusual location of the pipes being in the middle of the nave rather...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

We were at a wedding in the Cathedral and we were enthralled by the beauty and the interesting proportions of the building. Amos the Guide made our visit all the more interesting with his introduction to interesting features and stories. The Easter flowers were a...More

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StefC T
23 February 2017|
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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
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7 June 2016|
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Yes you can ask at tourist info for tours
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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.
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