Durham Cathedral

Highly recommended
The beauty of this UNESCO-listed cathedral resides in its architectural unity. Most of the building was completed in a short time (1095-1133); despite later additions and renovations the building has retained its harmony. The cathedral dominates the palace square, the university buildings surrounding it and the castle. The solemn majesty of the nave is enhanced by the two 13C west towers, the 15C central tower (66m) and, to the east, the flying buttresses supporting the Nine Altars Chapel.

Useful information

Address:

DH1 3EH Durham

Phone:

+44 191 386 4266

Opening hours

9.30am-6pm, Sun 12.30pm - closed during recitals and concerts

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