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York Minster

Minster Yard, York YO1 7HH, England
+44 1904 557201
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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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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
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Minster Yard, York YO1 7HH, England
+44 1904 557201
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Reviewed yesterday

Really enjoyed my recent visit to The Minster. We chose to take a guided tour our guide was Mary Nolan who was quite excellent. She told the story of the Arch Bishops, the Building of the Cathedral, the rebuilding after the fire in a very...More

Thank Vinylment
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An amazing piece of architecture, no matter how you look at it. It actually feels very friendly and calming inside, considering how dominating and full-on it looks from outside. I could have spent hours in there but my neck was getting sore! I paid the...More

Thank Mintster61
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Yes, you need to pay to go into this church, but it is a big place with a huge upkeep. You can also go to a service tot see the building, and evensong is a shorter service that is sung in the early evening. The...More

Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Yet another cathedral. Yes-It's very beautiful and stunning, but for 10 pounds I should have gone to the Viking museum instead!

Thank traceytravel50
Reviewed 2 days ago

You cannot visit York and not visit York Minster Cathedral. Totally Awe inspiring and thought provoking.

Thank Roger W
Reviewed 2 days ago

we bought a Yorkpass which included admission to the York Minster, if you paid in it would be £10 per person plus £5 extra if you wanted to go up the tower. It is really central to York and you see it from most streets...More

Thank tracy g
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited York Minster and went on a very interesting tour. Our Guide, Mary Nolan, was excellent. She delivered the story of The Minster including the history of the Arch Bishops, the building of the Cathedral and the subsequent rebuilding following fires and subsidence. Her delivery...More

Thank clifford c
Reviewed 3 days ago

Choral Evensong starts at5.15pm but you can enter the Minster about 30 minutes before. Fantastic building. Choral Evensong delightful.

Thank sophia27
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful building which no doubt costs a lot to maintain, but £10 per head to go into a church? No thanks.

Thank blowin
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So beautiful but wasn't keen on paying £10 per adult to view the inside.The lead lights and architecture are worth seeing even if it is from just inside the church's entrance.

Thank Jo K
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nancy k
4 January 2017|
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Response from newtravellerYork | Reviewed this property |
There are at least 4 services every day. Details are on the Minster's website but evensong at 5.15 on weekdays, usually with the choir, is very popular.
1 August 2016|
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Response from Tib18 | Reviewed this property |
Hello there, I've posted a reply for you which has a contact number. Kind regards. IMT