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Manchester Cathedral

Closed Now: 08:30 - 18:30
Open today: 08:30 - 18:30
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Beautiful Architecture

My partner and I are not religious people but we definitely enjoyed stopping here during our visit... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Toronto, Canada
Lovely city Cahedral.

Although I am not religeous, I do love looking around Churches and Catherdrals, when visiting new... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Workington, United Kingdom
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Manchester Cathedral has been centre stage in its city’s history for nearly 600 years. In 1421 Henry V signed a royal charter granting permission for a collegiate church to be built. In 1847 a new Manchester diocese was created and this historic...more
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Of Deansgate Victoria Street | Off Deansgate, Manchester M3 1SX, England
+44 161 833 2220
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My partner and I are not religious people but we definitely enjoyed stopping here during our visit. The architecture is absolutely stunning.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SamFromCanada87
Reviewed 3 days ago

Although I am not religeous, I do love looking around Churches and Catherdrals, when visiting new places . Manchesters Cathedral is one of the better ones, Friendly welcome, and map given, lovely altar, and very ornate choir area, with wonderful carvings. Free entry, but donations...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For a cathedral quite small, but very well build. Lovely details on the wood, wooden ceilings, very nice church. We actually caught a children’s choir practicing christmas songs, very cool!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Menno007
Reviewed 4 days ago

The entry is free, worth stopping by. It's near the national football museum and the huge shopping mall.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alien W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited the Cathedral during a weekend in Manchester. Looks small from the outside but once you are inside the acoustics are incredible! Such a grand building. Beautifully maintained building and friendly staff.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

It wasn't a huge cathedral, but still a beautiful church with a big pipe organ. It was lovely to listen to the organist play some music.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mjm73
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Packed with history and a fantastic information leaflet to guide you. Welcomers were fantastic and it’s a really peaceful place to be

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank StuartR619
Reviewed 1 week ago

An old historical church, some say the origin of the church start on the 8th century but built at different location but other reference say approx. built at 15th and then continued redeveloped until 19th century. Anyway, it is attractive and beautiful church, great ceiling...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank santo-trainsspotter7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent visit to Manchester we stopped to take a look at Manchester Cathedral. We didn’t go inside as a service was on While we were there. From the outside though it is much smaller than many other Cathedrals I have visited on my...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank places2seeplaces2go
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wherever we go we will always visit a Church or Cathedral. I would expect a bigger Cathedral for this city but unfortunately it is quite a small one. It looks nice on the inside but those modern chairs really do not fit with the inside...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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StefC T
23 February 2017|
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Response from dympnagould | Property representative |
Thank you for your query. It is a Church of England Cathedral with an exciting and radical history as a church dating back centuries. We welcome visitors of all faiths and none. We also have very friendly Cathedral Guides in... More
Fer B
6 June 2016|
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Response from S774 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can ask at tourist info for tours
Bryan Michael C
12 March 2015|
Response from Manchester_Cathedral | Property representative |
Good morning, As far as I am aware, Ghostpoet will play at C O L U M N S on 2 May. Tickets are already on sale via AltTickets, however, they are not listed as a confirmed artist on the AltTickets website as yet.