Norwich Religious Buildings Tour, Norwich

Containing a wide assortment of churches and cathedrals, Norwich has much to be proud of when it comes to its religious heritage. Each one is beautifully decorated and has its own story to tell. Check out Norwich’s most fascinating religious edifices in the following tour.
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Norwich Religious Buildings Tour Map

Guide Name: Norwich Religious Buildings Tour
Guide Location: England » Norwich (See other walking tours in Norwich)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 9
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
Author: Maia
Norwich Cathedral

1) Norwich Cathedral (must see)

Norwich Cathedral is an English cathedral dedicated to the Holy and Undivided Trinity. It is the cathedral church for the Church of England Diocese of Norwich and is one of the Norwich 12 heritage sites. The cathedral was begun in 1096 and constructed out of flint and mortar and faced with a cream coloured Caen limestone. A Saxon settlement and two churches were demolished to make room for the buildings. The cathedral was completed in 1145 with the Norman tower still seen today topped with a...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
St. Andrew's Church

2) St. Andrew's Church

St. Andrew's Church, built in 1506 in the Gothic style, is the second largest medieval parish church in Norwich. This Protestant church is very beautiful, with stained glass windows, columns supporting its impressive ceiling and a beautiful chapel with icons of saints. It also contains a wonderful collection of monuments, tombs and...   view more
Church of St. Julian

3) Church of St. Julian

This small church is rather famous. Around the 14th century, Dame Julian of Norwich stayed here. In 1953 it was reconstructed. The exterior is lovely, made of red brick with round widows, a standard feature of Anglo-Saxon churches. Inside you will see sculptures of the twelve apostles, which are very beautiful and unique. It also contains two large and impressive stained glass...   view more
St. John Timberhill Church

4) St. John Timberhill Church

St. John Timberhill Church, erected in 1832 in the Anglo-Saxon style, is rather large, containing a nave, chancel and two aisles. Its high arched windows are framed in gold fringe. Inside you will find a chancel screen, several crosses, a figure of Christ and monuments. The most notable monument is dedicated to Robert Page. Also there are choir stalls made of heavy wood, and an altar with a candelabrum over...   view more
All Saints Church

5) All Saints Church

Located in the heart of the city, All Saints Church is a characteristic 15th century church. Its most interesting feature is the altar, which is beautifully decorated, with Christ in Majesty in the middle. There is a also a huge stained glass window above the altar with an image of Madonna and Child. Nearly every window is decorated with icons of...   view more
St. Stephen's Church

6) St. Stephen's Church

St. Stephen’s Church, thought to date back to Saxon times, was reconstructed in 1550, made of flint and white stone. Its interior is very beautiful, with columns supporting the wooden ceiling. At the end of the long narrow chapel is a huge arched stained glass window, and its walls are decorated with many monuments. Another major reconstruction took place in...   view more
St. Peter Mancroft Church

7) St. Peter Mancroft Church (must see)

St Peter Mancroft is a parish church in the Church of England. It is the largest church in Norwich and was built between 1430 and 1455. It stands on a slightly elevated position, next to the market place. St Peter Mancroft is a member of the Greater Churches Group. The present building was begun in 1430, on the site of an existing church, and consecrated in 1455.

St Peter Mancroft is an ambitious building, 180 feet long and ashlar faced with a tower at the west end. It has a Norman...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
St. Giles Church

8) St. Giles Church

Built around 1400, St. Giles Church was constructed of knapped flint. This beautiful building has several high arched windows and marble columns. The color green dominates its well-lighted interior. It has a beautiful altar with two figures of saints behind it. In the center of the ceiling hangs a cross. It also boasts many sculptures and memorials to famous Norwich doctors such as Thomas Churchman and William...   view more
St. John the Baptist Cathedral

9) St. John the Baptist Cathedral (must see)

The Cathedral Church of St John the Baptist is the Roman Catholic cathedral of the city of Norwich.

The Cathedral, located on Earlham Road, was constructed between 1882 and 1910 to designs by George Gilbert Scott, Jr. as a parish church dedicated to John the Baptist, on the site of the Norwich City Gaol. The funds for its construction were provided by Henry Fitzalan-Howard, 15th Duke of Norfolk. In 1976 it was consecrated as the cathedral church for the newly erected Diocese of East Anglia...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia

Walking Tours in Norwich, England

Create Your Own Walk in Norwich

Create Your Own Walk in Norwich

Creating your own self-guided walk in Norwich is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Museum Tour in Norwich

Museum Tour in Norwich

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
Shopping Streets of Norwich

Shopping Streets of Norwich

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

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Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 km
Galleries Tour in Norwich

Galleries Tour in Norwich

Norwich is proud of its great number of cultural sites. Home to many art galleries, you can catch a glimpse of England’s rich artistic history here. Whether you wish to purchase a work of art or learn about its history, the following tour of Norwich’s best galleries will suit your desires.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 km