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Overlooking the market place in the centre of Cambridge, this beautiful church dates back to 1205 - even older than the University of Cambridge! Great St Mary's was built, rebuilt, burned and built again over the centuries. The current building is...more
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St. Marys Passage | King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 3PQ, England
All reviews worth the climb bell tower great views from the tower coming down tower steps brass rubbing spiral stairs bell ringing degree view long climb king james worth the effort small fee market square an adventure stained windows impressive architecture
I went into Great St. Mary's and there was a piano concert happening by a 16 year old; quite impressive. It was nice to sit down and relax for a bit while enjoying the playing. On a previous occasion I have climbed the stairs of...More
We climbed the steps to the top
Of this tower and it was well worth the climb!
The view from the top was breathtaking. Even though it was windy and not very clear you could still identify the surrounding buildings.
It’s a little claustrophobic at...More
Never have 123 steps offered so much for so little. On a clear afternoon, St Mary's Church tower offers one of, if not The best views of Cambridge. A real treat for lovers of architecture, the panoramic view takes in every imaginable era across the...More
Apart from being another lovely Church, the best reason for visiting St. Mary's is that you get the best views across Cambridge from climbing the tower. At £4 each, it is worth it and the leaflet that comes with the entrance fee gives pictures of...More
Happened to be passing on visit to Cambridge. Very very helpful and friendly women in the gift shop. Bought brass rubbing kit and had a wonderful, if back-breaking, time rubbing 3 of the 5 brasses. Very interesting history to this church - the University Church....More
Visited here while in cambridge for the day. My 12 year oldson wanted to go up the staircase to the top. Its £5 each or £15 for a family. It may be sern as a lot but im guessing the money goes back into the...More