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A small, unique cathedral.

I have been to a lot of cathedrals, but this one will stick in the memory for several reasons... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JanefromSomerset
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Wells, United Kingdom
Visit to see the tomb of King Richard III

Called at the cathedral today whilst on a shopping trip to Leicester. Very inspiring to learn how... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ladyjane_10
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to a lot of cathedrals, but this one will stick in the memory for several reasons. Obviously the Richard 111 tomb and pall are unique. So are some of the modern windows. The cathedral is small, but the whole feeling is of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called at the cathedral today whilst on a shopping trip to Leicester. Very inspiring to learn how it was all made and he was at last laid to rest.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely old place to visit. Lots of history to walk round and see. I love the Christmas services in there.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dropped into Leicester Cathedral a little late in the day but it was out ONLY chance to see where King Richard III was laid to rest, The cathedral, like so many in the UK is stunning but what REALLY made this visit was the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cornelia R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This ancient building has been kept smart and up to date. Since King Richard III was reburied here there is a lot of emphasis on Richard in the cathedral. His tomb is simple and magnificent. There is plenty to see in the rest of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bobbio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited to view the final resting place of the remains of King Richard lll after having toured the nearby visitor centre. The cathedral itself is quite plain inside. The few stained glass windows were either very dirty or the sunlight never falls directly on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised to find that entrance was free even though donations were welcome. Unfortunately, the facility to use a contactless card, to make a donation, was not working. A lovely place to visit, but what impressed me was that I took some photographs...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

First impression on arriving outside was how unlike a cathedral it looked. If you expect a large and ornate medieval masterpiece, you'll be surprised. This one is small, very small really, and much more modern looking. Indeed it used to be a parish church until...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

We came in here on a Saturday. There was a small event happening. We were allowed to walk around the cathedral. We saw the burial site for King Richard III. There were some information posts around which were really interesting to read. I would recommend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HellyWelly93
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

The Cathedral in Leicester is a real surprise. It’s not York Minster or Westminster Abbey, but it does not pretend or need to be. The place has got a real historical feel, and the king found in the car park, is quite remarkable. Well worth...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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