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St John the Baptist's Church

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Address: Trident House Vicar's LANE/LITTLE ST. Little St. John Street, Chester CH1 1SN, England
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Spent about an hour or so inside and around the grounds of this delightful church. If you like old churches this is a must visit the history is amazing and one of the regular... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent about an hour or so inside and around the grounds of this delightful church. If you like old churches this is a must visit the history is amazing and one of the regular parishioners gave my wife and I a very informative history lesson of the church. Well worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a nice place but it wasn't what we expected. I wouldn't discourage others from going because it was a nice attraction.

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came across St. Johns church whilst looking around the ampitheatre area. We were welcomed in by one of the guides. He was very friendly and gave us a short introduction to the history of the church. There is also a small café/shop at the back of the church which was unusual! We also had a look around the grounds... More 

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Sykkylven Municipality, Norway
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This end up be very positive because a guide took us along and told us many fascinaiting history storys.very interesting,and shop had a wonderful selection of postcards and book of Chester itself.well done

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Beautiful church, beautiful friendly christening ceremony conducted by the Vicar at St John the Baptists Church

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Thank Gill J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I love coming here, it's such a beautiful place and the oldest church in Chester. It's so ethereal to sit down and have contemplation there. I also love the volunteers who are so cheerful and lovely, if you want a cup of tea and get away from every day madness, come here sit back and take in the beauty

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This church is one of the oldest in Chester and the architecture is amazing. The atmosphere is warm, friendly and welcoming. It is certainly one of the most peaceful places in Chester.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful building, and associated ruins, make up the original cathedral in 689 and now downsized into a parish church. There is a fascinating history and extremely knowledgeable volunteer guides who also staff the gift shop and cafe. I particularly recommend the hot chocolate. Well worth a visit to admire the church and beautiful stained glass windows.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Wonderful old church with a friendly atmosphere, beautiful stained glass window but church not to over-decorated. A young man was playing the piano beautifully when we visited, some nice souvenirs to buy

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Kelvedon, Essex
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Small, but wonderful - loads to see inside and out - great mixture of architecture. Suggest that you choose a bright day to best show off the internal stonework and windows.

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