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Manchester Cathedral

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Manchester Cathedral has been centre stage in its city’s history for nearly 600 years. In 1421 Henry V signed a royal charter granting permission for a collegiate church to be built. In 1847 a new Manchester diocese was created and this historic...more
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Of Deansgate Victoria Street | Off Deansgate, Manchester M3 1SX, England
+44 161 833 2220
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well preserved church with lovely and well kept garden. Always looks clean and beautiful, worth a walk by if you’re in town.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank manc_emm
Reviewed 5 days ago

This cathedral is well worth a visit. There is no charge for entry but a small donation is well received. The whole place is beautiful inside and was built over a lengthy period of about 100 years starting in medieval times and dates back to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Barry H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ok we attended a music concert in the cathedral....... not a venue I was expecting but wow wow wow wow wow What an amazing place. thank you Manchester cathedral for the hospitality this place is amazing I’m not religious in anyway but I would a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sarah2829
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Today we went to the Manchester Cathedral and it was beautiful. The stain glass, organ, and statues were amazing. I highly recommend this place.

Date of experience: March 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went in the morning with friends. This place is well preserved. An old very sweet lady that had the role of the guider there approached us and explained almost all the things about the cathedral. You can donate 3£ or more. Or you can...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank itsonlyme18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cathedral is well worth a visit, it is a beautiful quiet space for contemplation. Beautiful carvings and lots of history and volunteers to ask anything❤️ inspiring

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank HeatherS261259
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cathedral dominates the (small) remining part of mediaeval Manchester. It's several centuries old, but restored by the Victorians and again after being badly bombed in World War II. At that time all the stained glass windows were blown out, but the replacements are very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank anglicano
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Manchester cathedral is definitely a must see for travelers that appreciate this type of monuments. It is a quite „recent building“ in neo gothic style, Besides the organ and all the extraordinary architecture ( not so high as expected for a cathedral) it is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jestanislau
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have seen several gigs here - Magnetic Fields, St Vincent, Laura Marling and now Villagers. A great gig in a really good venue. Pillars are a bit of a nuisance and unlikely to be moved - so stand directly in front of the stage or...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rappeneau12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Look for the statue of Frederick Chatham, with the stained-glass window (modern) beside it. Don't miss the stunning new organ.

Date of experience: March 2019
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StefC T
23 February 2017|
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Response from dympnagould | Property representative |
Thank you for your query. It is a Church of England Cathedral with an exciting and radical history as a church dating back centuries. We welcome visitors of all faiths and none. We also have very friendly Cathedral Guides in... More
Fer B
6 June 2016|
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Response from S774 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can ask at tourist info for tours
Bryan Michael C
12 March 2015|
Response from Manchester_Cathedral | Property representative |
Good morning, As far as I am aware, Ghostpoet will play at C O L U M N S on 2 May. Tickets are already on sale via AltTickets, however, they are not listed as a confirmed artist on the AltTickets website as yet.