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York Minster

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Dating back to medieval times, this splendid Church of England cathedral features magnificent 14th- and 15th-century stained glass, stonework and elaborate tombs.
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Minster Yard, York YO1 7HH, England
+44 1904 557201
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Reviewed today via mobile

York minster is a very special place to me as in April 2010 my now husband proposed to me in the door way of York minster so going there for a visit is so special it's a bit pricey to get in but we'll worth...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sarah B
Reviewed today

York Minster is the biggest Gothic Cathedral north of the Alps and its mediaeval glass is considered some of the best in the world..the great East window has recently undergone a complete restoration over many years. Attending Evensong is a wonderful way to appreciate the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dorothy M
Reviewed today

A wonderful experience in such a beautiful church. Go to a service if you can.....evensong is a good introduction. The windows and architecture is stunning. See for yourself. We always call in every time we visit York.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jacktimber2016
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We fully intended to go in but on seeing the price, decided against it. As a previous reviewer said, two really impressive cathedrals in Liverpool and both free. Went instead to the Railway Museum, I know you can’t compare a Minster with a Museum but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank boltonbuzz
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Excellent. A place everyone must visit especially when the carol singing is on. Magical. A must see well worth a visit when in York

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sandrareid103
Reviewed today

The incredible history of this cathedral. You could spend hours and hours in and out. What a treat! We went to cathedral 3 times while we were in York. If you love history then you will love the cathedral.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank greatlady482
Reviewed today

We visited this church many years ago and popped in for another look. Although we understand the church requires heavy maintenance, we felt the £11 per person was a little steep and decided not to pay it on this occasion. We thought that perhaps £5-6...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Molly1107
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Impressive from the outside & inside however, after the initial wow factor there isn't loads to see. Some interesting bits to see if the undergrowth exhibition but not sure it was worth £11pp entry (though appreciate it will cover the renovation work as needed) You...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 55caseyw
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You after pay to go round, £11.00 each. In Liverpool we have two churches ⛪ all free to go in. Most churches are free. Next door to the Minster is a lovely church it’s free. The staff are very welcoming, the guy on the door...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank L8892XWphilh
Reviewed yesterday

Whether your interest is in the religious aspect, the history of the city or the architectural prowess of this majestic building it is all catered for within. The interactive museum was excellent and the knowledge of the staff helpers was a great addition pointing out...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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