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Comment on Lincoln Cathedral

Lincoln Cathedral is like a lost jewel in a little visited and overlooked part of England that remains truly 'English' in its history and character. None of the swarms of tourists visiting London or York seem to find it, and yet this magnificent building is one of the most impressive examples of its type in Europe. Its location, overlooking the city and beyond is simply beautiful and unique - changing in character with the seasons. On Sundays, visitors are still welcomed "free" (donations for the up-keep and restoration are gratefully received). How very different this is from other ICONS where every penny is wrung out of the visitors! Of course this follows a strong Christian tradition of welcoming all in to God's house on his day of worship, and is a fitting testament to what is after all - a place of worship. Recently over the past ten years, the new University of Lincoln has breathed fresh life in to the city, and one of the major events of the year takes place in the Cathedral, the annual Graduation Awards Ceremony (during September). So in this way, this spectacular and ancient building is connecting with a very new and modern audience - and what a truly splendid place to be awarded your degree!

Comment on Lincoln Cathedral posted 07-09-2007 by Martin Schoenbeck from Streatham, London SW2

Comment on Lincoln Cathedral

Lincoln Cathedral is one of the most beautiful buildings in all of Europe,it grabs my attention everyday i see it.It can change colour according to the seasons , angle of the sun ,and time of day, from orange, yellow to almost grey. When i was younger i used to go bellringing at the local parish church,one day we went to the cathedral and i was lucky enough to ring one of the bells in the South-West tower ,not bad for an eleven year old.

Comment on Lincoln Cathedral posted 21-11-2006 by Darryl Burgin from Lincoln

Comment on Lincoln Cathedral

I was born and raised in Lincoln of "Yellowbelly" stock and I had the childhood impression that everybody enjoyed such views as Lincolnians are afforded daily. Now, having visited cathedrals in the US, France, Belgium, Spain, Poland, Germany, Slovenia, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Turkey and Switzerland, I realise that NOBODY does. Massive, monumental, yet supremely elegant and free of excess ornamentation, this is simply one of the world's most perfect buildings - and in a perfect location. (And I'm sure it's better proportioned without the spire than it was with it).

Comment on Lincoln Cathedral posted 04-07-2006 by James Richards from Poland

Comment on Lincoln Cathedral

Famed for the famous Lincoln Imp. The cathedral is one of the finest cathedrals in England. It has a sence of charm to it and is very beautiful inside. This is was a location for the film of teh Da Vinci Code

Comment on Lincoln Cathedral posted 05-06-2006 by Mark from Blackpool

Comment on Lincoln Cathedral

Best viewed from the Brayford Pool, Broadgate or Pelham Bridge. Beautiful at night when floodlit. Visible 30 miles away on a clear day. My very favourite building.

Comment on Lincoln Cathedral posted 19-01-2006 by Mrs Elizabeth Iley from Torbay