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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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  • Firstly there is no charge so anyone can enjoy visiting (some cathedrals are very expensive to visit), secondly various exhibitions to see, really stunning tapestries, plus some small chapels and/or g...  more »
  • The Cathedral is full of history and is a key attraction in the heart of the city centre. The grounds are fantastic, offering plenty of greenery on all sides that allow you to sit back and relax. This...  more »
  • The cathedral is well kept up and busy. There were several parish activities going on during our brief visit. It is nice to see a church this active.  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.