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Rochester Cathedral, Rochester

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
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. To visit Rochester Cathedral on your trip to Rochester, use our Rochester vacation generator.
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  • We were greeted by lovely friendly volunteers who managed to get us on to a guided tour which had only just started. We had a very knowledgable guide who obviously loved his cathedral. Unfortunately t...  read more »
  • Rochester cathedral has everything, history, architecture, crypts, vaults, buttresses and chapels. All are spectacular in scale and splendour. This cathedral is well worth a visit from anyone in the a...  read more »
  • Rochester is a very nice place to visit it was a pleasant surprise, lots of interesting shops and street. The Cathedral is like a lot of others in the UK, but still worth a look. 
  • One of the most significant cathedrals and rather understated. Incredible size and beautiful architectural details. It is situated in the heart of the old town, right next to the castle keep. Well worth a visit.
  • Beautiful Cathedral, lucky to visit when the choir were singing and they were amazing. Kent is lucky to have this amazing building and history. Worth a visit and soak up the history
  • Well worth a visit. Ticket is less than £7 and there's plenty to see. Lots of old staircases !
  • Amazing cathedral with a fantastic choir
  • Stunning Norman architecture, well worth a visit.
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