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Chichester Cathedral, Chichester
(4.5/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
With fine examples of both Norman and Gothic architecture, Chichester Cathedral stands at the center of Chichester. Founded in 1075, this edifice is the only English cathedral visible from the sea. Admire the free-standing medieval bell tower, the only one of its kind in England. Take a free guided tour, with no reservation necessary. If you prefer to see it on your own, you can follow a self-guided tour. Adventure trails for children will keep them occupied (within safe distance) while you roam the site. For a cup of tea and a snack, visit the cafe in the walled garden. Although visits are free, a small donation for the maintenance and preservation of the cathedral is appreciated. To visit Chichester Cathedral on your trip to Chichester, use our Chichester vacation planner.
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  • A wonderful place of worship in the heart of Chichester. It is a cathedral that is warm and welcoming and has stood through the ages proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ 
  • Towering over Chichester, the Cathedral dominates this small city and its surrounding and houses strangely several modern art treasures - controversial in its time. The show-stopping John Piper tapest...  more »
  • It looks like most reviewers agree on the beauty and impressive architecture. The free guided tours are a must as the detail is easy to miss if you don't have a guide with you. I particularly loved th...  more »
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  • Fantastic font; beautiful location in heart of à great little city built on Roman road gridplan.
  • I love the cathedral because it resembles loads of memories, marriage christening you may not be able to do it here but the feels are perfect!
  • Small but nice gothic cathedral
  • jesus is a very nice person if he existed
  • Very beautiful architecture and landscaping in and around the cathedral, very incredible, cultural place.