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Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

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Packed with historical curios, Hereford Cathedral is an 11th-century cathedral that houses ten bells in its 43 m (140 ft) tower. Decorative work on the arches and columns of the nave date back to the Norman conquest. In the nave's southern aisle, you'll see 14th-century tombs and effigies including that of Sir Richard Pembridge, Knight of the Garter during Edward III reign, who wears the garter even in death. However, the treasure of the cathedral is the Mappa Mundi, a 13th-century map of the world. For the best vantage point of cathedral's interior, stand in the northern doorway. To visit Hereford Cathedral on your trip to Hereford, use our Hereford itinerary maker.
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  • Lovely mellow stone. Good cafe. Don't miss the Mappa Mundi. We spent ages wandering round. The people there were very helpful. 
  • The cathedral is interesting, made even more so by the very knowledgable volunteers. Lots to see and admire. The new stained glass window is stunning. I loved the outside courtyard area, a place to si...  read more »
  • Lovely time walking round the Cathedral. Free to enter but £6 to see the Mappa Mundi exhibition. It was worth it to me but my husband and parents thought too pricey to pay £6 for adults and £5 concess...  read more »
  • The current Cathedral has been on this site adjacent to the river Wye since 1079. Architecture dates from Norman times up to the present day. Medieval Mappa Mundi, unique to Britain's heritage, representing 13th century scholarly interpretation of the natural, geographic and geographical world. Cathedral open daily for visitors from 9.15am until Evensong. Gift shop and Cafe available to browse in and relax.
  • Such a lovely area. The chained library was really quite amazing. Such an awesome historical site. A must visit.
  • This. Is so èxiting pláce and view on over the. Church. So plze visit this plasé@!!!
  • A really beautiful cathedral. Worth a visit
  • Volunteers talk too much, and won't leave you in peace to enjoy the exhibits.
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