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“Exemplary church”
Review of Ely Cathedral

Ely Cathedral
Ranked #1 of 33 things to do in Ely
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A wonderful cathedral to visit. The history soaks out of the walls, and you would need two or three visits to really take it all in. Very interesting to read about the early Catholic beginnings and their influence on the building and the town of Ely. Lovely grounds, and a very pleasant tea-room. If you have time, take a walk down to the river afterwards. It is glorious!

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Loved the personal tour guide offered as part of the cost. Entirely charming and knowledgeable guide. The Cathedral is both beautiful and fascinating. Loved our visit.

Thank Alison H
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

There were signs outside saying that the Cathedral was closed for a service until 3 pm. it was 3 pm and people were being allowed in, so I pushed on the door only to be told to stay standing just inside, which I did. Others, however, were milling about. I'd been hoping for a spiritual visit and was absolutely willing to respect the service. It would have been better to close the Cathedral completely or for someone to stand outside to speak to visitors if this was going to be the greeting. Very disappointing and not a spiritual experience. No wish to return.

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

We were with a coach party and unfortunately did'nt have long enough to explore the whole Cathedral. What we did see of it did not disappoint.
Magnificent building. Took one's breath away.
Would recommend a guided tour. Very knowledgeable and personable guides.

Thank Mel W
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

This has to be one of the best cathedrals we have seen. Unfortunately, due to the high entrance prices, we were unable to have a good look around inside, but we thoroughly enjoyed wandering around the perimeter of this huge building.

Thank Colleen M
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