Salisbury Cathedral to reopen to tourists with art extravaganza

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Visitors are finally returning to one of the UK’s most glorious buildings, Salisbury Cathedral, where they will be met by sights and sounds ranging from a shimmering Antony Gormley figure perched high above the choir to peregrine falcons on the tower.

The cathedral believes that from Wednesday it will be able to welcome 600 visitors a day, well down on the 1,000 or so it would expect to greet on a normal busy summer’s day, but a huge boost for a building that depends on the income tourists bring.

Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: Salisbury Cathedral to reopen to tourists with art extravaganza ———

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