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Leicester Cathedral

7 Peacock Lane | St Martins House, Leicester LE1 5PZ, England
+44 116 261 5200
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Worth dropping in for Richard III

I visited the Cathedral in order to view the site of the re-burial of King Richard III, and didn't... read more

Reviewed today
owls2020
Wow

Quite simply beautiful in every sense of the word. What a magnificent place to go to with such a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Julesxxxxxx
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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7 Peacock Lane | St Martins House, Leicester LE1 5PZ, England
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Reviewed today

I visited the Cathedral in order to view the site of the re-burial of King Richard III, and didn't really care about the rest of it. There are two areas of interest for Richard III fans - the actual grave, and the embroidered funeral pall....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Quite simply beautiful in every sense of the word. What a magnificent place to go to with such a calm feel. Beautiful !

1  Thank Julesxxxxxx
Reviewed 5 days ago

well worth a visit to view Richard 111's tomb and the cloth that covered his coffin is beautiful. the only disappointment i had was that they have taken the pews out and put in what i call school chairs which doesn't suit the building. In...More

1  Thank Jules645280
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lived in Leicester all my life and I've never been here. Only went because of Richard III. Smaller than other city cathedrals that I've visited in the past.

Thank carmen1403
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely cathedral with Richard III's tombstone in a special area. There was also an embroidered pall which was lovely.

2  Thank Moviefan57
Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting the Richard III Centre, decided to visit Richard's tomb as its literally across the square. Alot of discussion and background was given to us by the local members about the decision making about his internment. The Cathedral has lovely stain glass windows with...More

1  Thank Katharine C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cathedral is such an interesting place to visit. There are Guides, but folk may walk around without one. The impressive sight is the fairly recent Burial of Richard 111's special Tomb, overlooked by a new coloured glass Window, which is a of fascinating design....More

1  Thank Grandmummy2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there to see where Richard III had been laid to rest. Was an interesting walk around, with alot of local history.

1  Thank Cee B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice cathedral to visit if you are in the city and have some free time. Visited at night, looked nice with the lights on. Wouldn't recommend as a must do thing as such.

1  Thank Bipashyee
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely cathedral, it isn't large but it is an interesting building. There is some beautiful stained glass , the modern pieces are especially good. It is a spiritual place with prayers being said regularly for the visitors to join in. Richard 111's...More

1  Thank UlverstonJanet
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