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Very peaceful!

It was very beautiful. There were many things to read or contemplate as well as buy, and they... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marion R
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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Quiet and peaceful place

The only reason I give this attraction four stars instead of five, is the church has basically been... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
barbara361
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Tucson, Arizona
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Julian of Norwich (1342-c.1416) is known to us almost only through her book, The Revelations of Divine Love, which is widely acknowledged as one of the great classics of the spiritual life. She is thought to have been the first woman to write a book...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Rouen Road | Rouen Road, Norwich NR1 1QD, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was very beautiful. There were many things to read or contemplate as well as buy, and they offered us free tea and biscuits. There was lovely artwork hanging around the room. The people that we met there were more than willing to help us,...More

Thank Marion R
JC-Volunteer-Team, Volunteer at St Julian's Shrine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So pleased you enjoyed your visit and your time with us. We pride ourselves on providing visitors with a very warm and friendly welcome and hospitality. As the Julian Centre is run entirely by Volunteers your comments are very much appreciated by everyone at the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only reason I give this attraction four stars instead of five, is the church has basically been rebuilt so most of what you see is a reconstruction. There was one place where we could see the original foundations. Not knowing anything about St. Julian,...More

Thank barbara361
JC-Volunteer-Team, Volunteer at St Julian's Shrine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback and we are pleased you found it interesting learning about Julian and her life on your visit. Sadly much of the church did not survive the 1942 air raids on Norwich and St Julian's Church was one of five city...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went in the morning to the Shrine and stayed for a while by myself. The Shrine is lovely inside and sitting alone and lighting candles was what I wanted to do. I ran out of time and had to visit the bookshop on another...More

Thank Jan M
JC-Volunteer-Team, Volunteer at St Julian's Shrine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review and we are glad you had an enjoyable visit and we look forward to seeing you again. ST

Reviewed 14 July 2018

My friend and I started in the Julian Centre which has an atmosphere of serene cheerfulness as a result of the warm-hearted volunteers serving God in that place. It was a joy to be able to browse through the Library, succumb to buying a book...More

Thank Zephney
JC-Volunteer-Team, Volunteer at St Julian's Shrine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so pleased you had an enjoyable and fulfilling visit and thank you so much for taking the time to submit a review. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit. ST

Reviewed 2 July 2018

A beautiful interesting place. People in the Visitors Centre were extremely friendly and helpful. Altogether a memorable visit.

Thank Janet T
JC-Volunteer-Team, Volunteer at St Julian's Shrine, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Really pleased you enjoyed your visit, and thank you for taking time to post a review. ST

Reviewed 26 June 2018

We traveled from the United States and one of the places we wanted to visit was St. Julian’s Shrine. I had read about her and her revelations and was anxious to be in the place of her showings. I was afraid I might be disappointed,...More

Thank 999jane
JC-Volunteer-Team, Volunteer at St Julian's Shrine, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

It was an absolute pleasure to have you with us and we were delighted you had a rewarding and enjoyable visit. As all of the Julian Centre Team are volunteers we really appreciated your positive feedback. ST

Reviewed 17 June 2018

Church and visitor centre well worth a visit with a friendly and informative member of staff in the visitor centre.

Thank Lynne J
JC-Volunteer-Team, Volunteer at St Julian's Shrine, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again in the future. ST

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely visit to the Julian Centre. Great welcome and hospitality and a very well-resourced shop. The cell itself was utterly peaceful and prayerful. Thank you!

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JC-Volunteer-Team, Volunteer at St Julian's Shrine, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you so much, it was lovely to see you and we hope to see you again soon. ST

Reviewed 5 June 2018

St. Julian's is a lovely quiet claming place. The story of St. Julian is both interesting and inspiring. Although we didn't get to see inside the cell, the small church is very easy to lose time in if you sit down. The surrounds invite you...More

Thank cadbury2016
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Not immediately striking from the outside, but a wonderful atmosphere of peace inside, especially in the reconstructed 'anchorhold' cell , whilst the little walled garden is a lovely place to relax on a sunny day. Those staffing the adjacent Julian Centre are incredibly helpful and...More

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1 Try and learn to ask a question properly and politely, eg Can you tell me what the opening times are, please? or Do you know what the opening times are? 2 It's a church. I don't know exactly but I would hazard a guess at... More
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