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St Davids Cathedral

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St Davids Cathedral
Pembrokeshire - St Davids, Dyfed, Wales
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The superb medieval cathedral at St Davids is perhaps the greatest historic treasure in Pembrokeshire (if not in Wales as a whole). The Cathedral was one of the most popular places of pilgrimage during the medieval period. Though most modern visitors no longer come on a religious pilgrimage, there much to see and admire in this wonderful old building.

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