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St John’s Church (Chester) One of the most beautiful churches in England

St John’s Church, cathedral as before

The locality of chesterlocated just 1 hour by train from the city of the BeatlesLiverpool, offers us a good number of corners and places to visit, such as St John’s Church.

In this post we explain How to go from Liverpool to Chester.

The main attraction of chesteris the city ​​itselffull of charm and beautiful places, adorned with streets where it is a pleasure to walk.

interior of st john’s church

But in addition, this beautiful population gives us the possibility of entering historical places, remains romans and vestiges of medieval eras.

remains of the collegiate church

remains of the collegiate church

the church of St John’s Church (San Juan Bautista) is one of the great claims and points of interest recommended during a visit to Chester.

East side ruins

East side ruins

Accompanied by ruins, this beautiful church was the Chester’s first cathedral and one of the most important enclaves of the city.

Built at the end of the year 689 , the church has gone through different and deep renovations but always maintaining its original character.

Named cathedral, in the year 1075 years later it was dispossessed of such honoralthough it continued to be very important, welcoming in it the college of vicars.

medieval staging

medieval staging

After dissolving the same, it is when St John’s Baptist lost its role and began a decline that ended with the demolition of the eastern part, of which luckily there are still ruins which we can enjoy.

Instruments of the time

Instruments of the time

Currently, it is back in the place that belongs to it and is one of the most beloved temples by the inhabitants of Chester and one of the most visited churches by tourists.

The whole city participating

The whole city participating

Events, concerts and stagings of remote times, with which it is intended not to forget, of some awesome origins full of history and culture.

During our visit to Chester, we were able to see up close the celebration of one of these acts, in which a group of inhabitants dressed up in medieval garb and with musical instruments of that time, to walk around the city and culminate the act in the Church of San Juan Bautista.

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