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Chichester Cathedral, Chichester

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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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  • We went here today for the free 2:30pm tour and it was marvelous! Our guide, Peter Green, was incredibly engaging and even got my husband, who is not a fan of cathedrals, interested. We leaned a lot m...  more »
  • While shopping in Chichester though I would make a detour to view the cathedral if it was free entry ,not only was it free but was welcomed at the entrance and given a free guide ,a rehearse was also ...  more »
  • In days long past, Chichester was a place which many pilgrims frequented to see the place where St Richard was Bishop and finally laid to rest. Chichester Cathedral, founded in 1075, has both Norman a...  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.