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“One of the great sights of England”

Gloucester Cathedral
Ranked #1 of 72 things to do in Gloucester
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Cathedral of the Cotswolds
Bath, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
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“One of the great sights of England”
Reviewed 20 August 2014

I had not been here for many years. It's a fantastic Cathedral - the Cloisters are wonderful. Unlike many English Cathedrals and major churches, they do not dragoon you into paying money; they gently suggest a donation and I hope and suspect they may do better from this approach .

Visited August 2014
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Oakville, Canada
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“Do not miss this historic wonder”
Reviewed 19 August 2014

this cathedral rivals St Pauls in London and is not to be missed if you are in the area. Quite the site

Visited May 2014
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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“inspiring surprise”
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Completely surprised and delighted by the contemporary art/installations in and outside the cathedral. It was a brilliant use of space and added a freshness to our visit that was quite unexpected. All the traditional cathedral 'things' are present, too, but with a modern twist - the highlight of our visit to Gloucester on the way home from Wales.

Visited August 2014
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“Stunning Stained Glass”
Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

Deceptive much more impressive on the inside than I had imagined. The stain glass is unbelievable. Majestic and *Free* which not all cathedrals are. Take a walk to the docks and the little fishermans chapel after your visit or the tailor of Gloucester house :)

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful building”
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Beautiful building, Ornate cloisters, tombs, angels in the ceilings - what else can you ask for ?

Worth waiting for choirs in full song.

Visited August 2014
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