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Cathedral of Christ and Curiosities

The Cathedral is imposing and breathtaking as its interior sweeps the spirit to the realms of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Zephney
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Hickling, United Kingdom
Beautiful Light

Visited on one of the many sunny days at the start of July. Beautiful cathedral, well worth a look... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lynn P
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“Norfolk’s favourite building”Founded in 1096 and built using Normandy stone shipped from Caen, Norwich Cathedral is set in the 44 acre Cathedral Close, a peaceful city centre sanctuary.The Cathedral itself is one of the finest complete Romanesque...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Cathedral is imposing and breathtaking as its interior sweeps the spirit to the realms of the Spirit. The enthusiastic Guides impart not only detailed information but their love of Christ and their spiritual home. The stained glass spans the centuries and shows how different...More

Thank Zephney
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited on one of the many sunny days at the start of July. Beautiful cathedral, well worth a look round. Some modern stained glass windows caused unusual lighting effects. Arrived too early to hang around for the next guided tour, but was happy pottering around...More

Thank Lynn P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We entered from the south having previously visited the Refectory. The cloister approach is particularly fine especially so if when standing at the entrance you look back and appreciate the lovely gilded ceiling bosses down its entire length glinting in the light. We arrived at...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited this super Cathedral and I was very impress. Stain glass are superb. I had seen many Cathedrals: Duomo di Milano, Notre Dame, San Giacomo di Campostella, Lourds and Fatima, Lincon, Boston Cathedrals and I can put this one on the same level of...More

Thank pessssinawizzy
Reviewed 5 days ago

We called into the cafe for a late lunch after looking at the Cathedral which was well worth a visit, unfortunately we cannot say the same for the cafe. Compared with other cafe’s in the city we found the choice poor and the cost very...More

Thank Leisuretime2014
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Cathedral is a little way from the centre of the city but easily walkable, plus you are able to take in some of the architecture of other buildings en route. There is no entry fee but a donation of £5 is suggested. This was...More

Thank whetstoneview
Reviewed 6 days ago

Spent a few hours looking in the Cathedral, the stain glass windows are beautiful. It’s so peaceful and quiet. Love the idea you don’t have to pay but put a donation in, as you can put in what you can afford. Their Cafe was extremely...More

Thank HolidayDorset
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The cathedral is free and well worth a visit. I wanted to go to the cathedral to pay my respects to Edith Cavell who was a nurse in the first world War. The building itself is magnificent.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited whilst staying in Norfolk. The Cathedral was very impressive but the highlight was the Peregrine Falcons and their chicks. The lady who was part of the group monitoring the family was so knowledgeable, a pleasure to talk to her and watch the chicks through...More

Thank fshudson54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A marvellous place to visit, especially worth it if the organ is in full tilt, the place is really quite something with some amazing architecture and utilising stone from Normandy. Look out for some medieval graffiti too.

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jill w
3 July 2018|
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Response from James S | Property representative |
Hi Jill. The Cathedral's normal opening hours are 7.30am - 6.00pm, though other services such as the Hostry Visitor Centre and Refectory Cafe open and close at different times. You'll find full details within the Visit... More
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keysys
22 September 2017|
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Response from Trevor P | Reviewed this property |
yes its a very good one and reasonable prices
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Sophie W
29 January 2017|
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Hi Sophie, The Cathedral is free to enter. Donations are very welcome, but it is left to you as to whether you choose to give anything. Hope we are able to welcome you to the Cathedral soon! James
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