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  1. St Davids Cathedral ( Welsh: Eglwys Gadeiriol Tyddewi) is an Anglican cathedral situated in St Davids, Britain's smallest city, [1] in the county of Pembrokeshire, near the most westerly point of Wales. Early history The monastic community was founded by Saint David, Abbot of Menevia, who died in 589.

    • c. AD 589
    • Wales
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    St Davids or St David's [1] [2] ( Welsh: Tyddewi, [tiː ˈðɛwi], lit. " David 's house ”) is a cathedral city [3] in Pembrokeshire, Wales. It lies on the River Alun and is part of the community of St Davids and the Cathedral Close. [4] It is the resting place of Saint David, Wales's patron saint, and named after him.

    • 17.93 sq mi (46.4 km²) (community), 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km²), (urban area)
    • Wales
  3. About St Davids Cathedral. St Davids is one of the great historic shrines of Christendom. Nowhere in Britain is there a more ancient cathedral settlement, for it reaches back fourteen centuries and survived the plunder of the Norsmen in the 'Dark Ages'. St David chose this wild, beautiful region as the site of his monastery in the 6th century ...

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  4. Jan 9, 2024 · St. David’s is the largest cathedral in Wales. Nearby are the ruins of the College of St. Mary (founded c. 1377) and of the early 14th-century bishop’s palace. St. David’s city—the smallest city in Great Britain and actually no larger than a village—consists largely of four streets that meet in Cross Square, the ancient marketplace.

    • The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica
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  6. Cathedral in St Davids is the most magnificent, most monumental medieval sacral monument in Wales. Its present appearance is the result of construction work carried out during most of the Middle Ages.

  7. Visitor information We're very pleased in 2023 to have won again a Travellers' Choice Award from TripAdvisor! Come and see what draws so many people from right around the world to us! We're delighted to confirm you no longer need to wear a facemask in the Cathedral but you are of course welcome to do so if you prefer.

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