Curious to get a look inside Britain’s largest cathedral? You came to the right place. The Liverpool Anglican Cathedral is Britain’s largest and – in my personal opinion – one of the most beautiful cathedrals.
Taking 74 years to build, the foundation for the cathedral was laid in 1904 and was finally finished in 1978. The Liverpool Cathedral is not only Britain’s largest cathedral, but also the 5th largest in all of Europe. And that’s not all, the cathedral’s Grand Organ, which is made up of 10,267 pipes, is the biggest in the United Kingdom and one of the largest in the world.
And the beautiful, chiming bells that the Liverpool Cathedral beholds – weighing 31.5 tons – are the heaviest and highest bells in the world. Named after the man who designed them, the bells are called the Barlett Bells, and the largest one – the Great George – is bigger than Big Ben.
When you stroll past the Liverpool Cathedral and take a look at the outside, it has no semblance of what it holds inside. It’s much more magnificent than one could even imagine.
The detailing of the stained glass, height of the impressive ceilings, and the undeniable feeling of being small while inside is unbelievable.
And a little geeky part of me got super excited because on the inside, the cathedral kind of looks like Hogwarts! I always knew I was meant to attend the school for young witches and warlocks…
So, are you even still curious to get a peek inside Britain’s largest cathedral? Check out the pictures below of the beautiful and magnificent Liverpool Cathedral.
The vastness and enormity of this place is astonishing. Just look at the height of those ceilings!
And that right there is “Outraged Christ.” A 15ft high depiction in wood, iron, and steel of the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Frederick Arthur Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby, is buried here. He was a British politician and, weirdly enough, is famous for presenting the Stanley Cup.
Is that Hogwarts? Do you get that magical feeling too when looking at the picture above?
The detailing on this masterpiece is unbelievable. Crazy how much effort and focus went into this place!
In the picture above, this is where Baptisms occur.
How can one not admire the detailing in the stain glassed windows?
I’m just patiently waiting for the stairs to change halls and move to different place…
And the Liverpool Cathedral is even more beautiful at night.
And the grounds of the Liverpool Cathedral aren’t too bad either…
So, what do you think?! Such a magical place, right?
Have you ever visited the Britain’s largest cathedral, the Liverpool cathedral? What did you think? Let me know in the comments!
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