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“Feel the history”

Holy Trinity Church
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City Sightseeing Stratford-upon-Avon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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Owner description: Located on the banks of River Avon, this is considered one of England's most-visited Parish Churches and the site where William Shakespeare was baptized in 1564 and buried in 1616.
Preston, United Kingdom
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“Feel the history”
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Lovely historic church containing the grave of Shakespeare. My tip is take your time and read the pamphlet that tells you all about the other fascinating features of the church not just the grave itself. When we were there a coach party had arrived so if that happens to you let them get out of the way, they're only likely to be there for a short while and then you can see the site without the crush of tourists. There is a lot of history in this church so take it all in. There is a £2 fee to see the grave but that really is a small price to pay.Well worth a visit.

Visited July 2014
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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful church”
Reviewed 27 June 2014

We are not usually church visitors when on holiday but as this particular one housed Shakespeare's grave we thought we would take a look. What a beautiful small church with wonderful stained glass windows and of course the graves of Will, Anne and the children. Well worth a look.

Visited June 2014
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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“Shakespeares resting place”
Reviewed 25 June 2014

This church was nice as far as churches go and you had to pay a £2.00 entry fee to see Shakespeares grave which was a little bit of a check as you have to pay for everything else and you seem to always be paying out

Visited June 2014
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“What a gem!”
Reviewed 18 June 2014 via mobile

One of the nicest churches I've ever visited. The woodwork and stained glass windows were awe inspiring.

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Athens, Greece
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“Worthy visiting”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Holy Trinity Church on Stratford Upon Avon, being the last "home" of William Shakespear is a very special church and a must for everyone who visits the area. The surroundings of the church are also very interesting to explore as you will see really old graves (found one that had 1563 on it as a death date!). You can also learn lot of things by the signs in the church and the shop is lovely!

Visited May 2014
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