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St Albans Cathedral

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Address: Sumpter Yard, St Albans, England
Phone Number: +44 1727 860780
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St Albans Cathedral is the oldest site of continuous Christian worship in...

St Albans Cathedral is the oldest site of continuous Christian worship in Britain. It stands over the place where Alban, the first martyr, was buried after giving his life for his faith over 1700 years ago.The building itself is a blend of architectural styles spanning a millennia and contains recycled Roman bricks from Verulamium. Of special interest are the 13th century wall paintings, a rare watching loft and the shrines of Saint Alban and Amphibalus, the priest who converted Alban to Christianity.

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Stunning cathedral

Steeped in history and located in the heart of the historic of St Albans. The architecture is beautiful and inside the cathedral there are some beautiful stained glass windows and... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Steeped in history and located in the heart of the historic of St Albans. The architecture is beautiful and inside the cathedral there are some beautiful stained glass windows and stunning mouldings.

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Morris, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited St. Albans with the intention of seeing the abbey, which, unfortunately, is no longer there. Instead, we visited the cathedral. The guide was fantastic with an encyclopedic knowledge of the cathedral and with a true appreciation for the place. We had a delicious lunch in the restaurant. We wish we had more time to amble the downtown area... More 

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

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Thank Mary M
St Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The cathedral is a must to see while visiting our beautiful city of St Albans. Surrounded by a Verulam park on one side and the Clock Tower and city centre on the other side, it is very easy to find and admire. The beautiful building, the altars and the history of St Alban bring visitors from all over the world.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The St Albans Cathedral is huge with two large wings and two smaller. There is no visual contact from any point with all its parts which is I have never seen before. We were lucky yo visit when their was choir training so the space was filled with the most beautiful choral music and in between the organ was giving... More 

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Cambridgeshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We love to visit Cathederals and this one is no exception. Whether you are a religious person or not, it is difficult not to appreciate the magnitude of this wonderful structure. Just to walk around the outside alone is a treat, to take in all the different materials and stages of work that went on down the ages. Such was... More 

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent a could of hours looking round this lovely cathedral in St Albans. Lots of nooks and crannies to explore.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Watching the facade it's not possible to understand how big is the cathedral inside, very impressive

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

St Albans cathedral is so pretty at night time, with all the lights around it, it is truly magical. Perfect for a walk at the night time

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a lovely day out, really great historic beauty. Would definitely recommend a wander round to anyone.

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