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It was a very rainy day and I turned up drenched, but oh what a lovely welcome! The cathedral is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Allison T
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Make a combined visit to the cathedral and Richard III visitor centre

must visit attraction when in Leicester in order to see the tomb of Richard III. lots of guides to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
tony b
Leicester, United Kingdom
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St. Martins House 7 Peacock Lane | St Martins House, Leicester LE1 5PZ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a very rainy day and I turned up drenched, but oh what a lovely welcome! The cathedral is just beautiful and the volunteers who show you around are extremely friendly and knowledgable. Richard III's final resting place is the perfect setting. Thoroughly recommend...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

must visit attraction when in Leicester in order to see the tomb of Richard III. lots of guides to talk about the cathedral or answer questions, no rush or fuss and and no entrance fee. nice gardens and a large statue of Richard III just...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A church which was upgraded to a cathedral last century, its main claim to fame is as the resting place of King Richard III, following the rediscovery of his remains under a City Centre car park this century. A striking modern tomb full of significance....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although a Cathedral can be overlooked. A very good exhibition of Richard the Third. A King defeated at the Battle of Bosworth 22nd August 1485.Last of the York Dynasty. His victor later to become Henry the Seventh of the Tudors. Richard the Third was buried...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great visit yesterday with family who live in Leicester. Great place to visit not just for the tomb of King Richard III. Very welcoming Stewards and they were informative without being pushy.

Thank CrookesLady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful cathedral surrounded by wonderfully maintained gardens. The volunteer guides were very knowledgeable and I did not hesitate to make a donation for the upkeep of this historic building. The main attraction is the burial place of Richard III - there is plenty...More

Thank davidwilliambarnes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cathedral is beautiful, you can go and look inside. During the summer there are lots of benches for you to enjoy your lunch break wether sitting down with a sandwich and coffee or just relaxing and thinking. The gardens are beautiful and rather tranquil...More

1  Thank The1bee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Apart from the tomb of Richard III the catherdral is such an interesting building, with the emphasis on the king it really has such a lot of history too.

Thank Two-Hobos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a visit to the RIchard III Visitor Centre opposite, we went to the Cathedral I had checked in advance when they were closed for services. events Worth doing that as they can close at short notice. Very small intimate cathedral. NO pressure to give...More

Thank Paul1971Leeds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not our first visit to this cathedral. This time we went to see Richard III's tomb, after going to the exhibition across the road. Worth a visit if in Leicester.

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