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St Michael's Church

St Michael's Square, Southampton SO14 2AD, England
+44 23 8022 4242
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The oldest church around

This is the oldest church around. It survived the bombings of the Second World War. From afar we... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
faithandhope2live
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Canada
Historic Church

St Michaels Church is the oldest building in Southampton with parts dating back to 1070. With the... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Barheat
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Hamilton, Canada
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  • Poor1%
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St Michael's Square, Southampton SO14 2AD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the oldest church around. It survived the bombings of the Second World War. From afar we could see the pointy tower of the church and it aroused my curiosity so we walked closer. It had beautiful stained glass windows and a nice square...More

Thank faithandhope2live
Reviewed 16 July 2017

St Michaels Church is the oldest building in Southampton with parts dating back to 1070. With the neighboring building built to the sidewalk, St. Michaels is set back from the street with a plaza in front. Historically there are some Medieval monuments such as the...More

Thank Barheat
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

This church was built in 1170! It is the oldest church in the city and survived the bombings of the second world war as the Germans used the spire for navigation much of the town was destroyed and walking around the town you will notice...More

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 28 June 2017

When you are in Southampton, this church is well worth a visit, unfortunately the day we were there, it seemed to be closed, so we couldn't go inside, but still worth a look at the outside.

Thank malc1005
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Unfortunately the church was closed when we were there but we could take a look inside. Nice church but not that special.

Thank FORZA7777
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Beautiful and interesting stained glass windows. The church has many pianos you might be lucky and hear one being played on your visit. The organ was being played beautifully on our visit.

Thank Sandra J
Reviewed 20 February 2017

we found this by accident accross from the Tutor house and really enjoyed going in ..the friendly ladies said it was the old church around ....glad we went in and they accept donations for upkeep

Thank rlmptl
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Oldest remaining complete church within the old city walls dating to soon after the Norman Conquest, with interesing monuments and one of a few early Tournai black marble fonts to be found in England (others at Lincoln Minster, St Marybourne and Winchester Cathedral)

Thank Dr-Barry-Fry
Reviewed 14 February 2017

St Michael's Church is still standing and complete even after World War Two. It is just at the rear of High Street and worth a visit.

Thank aussievet68
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We had a few hours to spend prior to boarding a cruise. While wandering near the old city walls we noticed a nearby church. It was open so we went in. A group of amateur sketch artists was assembling. Their goal that day was to...More

Thank KayakBob
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