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Rochester Cathedral, Rochester

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Experience England’s second oldest cathedral, Rochester Cathedral, built by the Anglo-Saxons in 604 CE. It blends many architectural styles, including Norman and Gothic, with finely detailed Romanesque facades. Join a service, listen to the choir, or just visit the cathedral on your own for its historical significance. Pick up a memento at the gift shop or stop for a snack at their tearooms and gardens, where all proceeds go to maintaining the building. Take some photos when not in service, and make sure to book a guided tour in advance. See Rochester Cathedral and all Rochester has to offer by arranging your trip with our Rochester sightseeing planner .
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  • Beautiful Cathedral, helpful staff on hand all of the time. Unbelievably free to get in, there are donation boxes around.  more »
  • Rochester is a beautiful place to visit it is very old and a must to visit in the area a pity there was no cafĂ© fo have tea the staff work hard keep up the good work tony mbe  more »
  • Have not visited for several years and really forgot what a magnificent building it truly is. A recent considerable lottery grant has transformed the crypt into a great space with exhibitions and a ca...  more »
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  • Very old Cathedral with a lot of history. Amazingly high ceilings, very well restored. Friendly staff on site.
  • Interesting cathedral often overlooked, but one of the first rebuilt after the Norman Conquest. Friendly welcome and enjoyed new exhibit of medieval text, Textus Roffensis in crypt.
  • Stunning building, great place to come and meditate on spiritual life
  • As well as the castle the rochester cathedral is a must go place!
  • one of the most stunning buildings ive been in in a long time

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