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Salisbury cathedral History

Salisbury cathedral is a building that has medieval English style which can be visited as your trip in England. It is the tallest church spire in the United Kingdom, that having been built in just 38 years (1220-1258) is an single architectural style, early Gothic English. The building itself it quite remarkable in which used as testimony to the faith and the practical skill of those who erected it. Actually this church is more than a historical monument, but it main a place of prayers. Even the church served as a resting place for pilgrimage for hundreds of thousands of visitor every years.

Salisbury cathedral history
Salisbury cathedral

Attractions in Salisbury cathedral

What the interesting side of Salisbury Cathedral is shown by its interior. The interior of this outstanding church is as unified as the exterior. The construction design is quite perfect as a church and also contain a certain coolness. The whole interior has certain motifs in common, particularly the slender, detached polished Brubeck shafts applied wherever possible. in order to look more attractive, it use a lancet windows, then endow the interior with a vertical vigor needed to counteract the relative lowness of the vault of the strong stresses of horizontals, especially in the gallery.

Salisbury cathedral inside view
Salisbury cathedral

When you have already visit the outstanding Salisbury Cathedral, make sure you are not miss the tower tour. Here visitor will enjoy the spectacular view after exploring the roof spaces and tower. It will takes approximately climbing 332 steps in easy stages by narrow winding spiral staircases to reach the foot of the spire 225 feet above ground level. After you reach the spire, then you will see the medieval scaffold. While the incredible view of the city countryside surely make you amazed. To get this change, visitor need to pay $10.00 for adults, $8.00 for children or seniors and $27.00 for family that contain 2 adults and 3 children.

Salisbury cathedral Pictures

Salisbury cathedral front view
Salisbury cathedral

Even if you come at the right time, then just enjoy the Salisbury Cathedral’s special events held which mostly on December. Some of interest events on December are The Cosmic Christ painting, Christmas celebration, Twilight Tower Tour, Christmas cheer which held in the Salisbury Cathedral  Refectory restaurant, Lull-by Trust Carol Service, and still many others. While for January events, you can enjoy Eucharist on the Feast of the Epiphany or BBC Radio 3 Choral Evensong.

Salisbury cathedral inside view
Salisbury cathedral

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