York Minster appears in top 10 of TripAdvisor's most complained-about tourist attractions in the world

It may be a House of God – but York Minster has not impressed TripAdvisor users.

The great Anglican cathedral is seventh in a list of the top 10 most complained-about visitor attractions in the world compiled by iVisa using TripAdvisor reviews.

The wider list also features Blackpool Tower, Stonehenge, Big Ben, Giant’s Causeway and the Angel of the North – with the number one most over-rated tourist destination in the world being the Palace of Versailles in France.

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Four per cent of reviews for York Minster were in the ‘bad or terrible’ category on TripAdvisor, with most users commenting on the entry prices and crowds.

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York Minster

Adult tickets to the Minster, excluding access to the tower, are £16, and children are admitted free of charge. There is also free entry for York residents with proof of address. The Minster costs £30,000 per day to run and maintain, and anyone entering to pray, light a candle or attend a service is not charged. However, some areas of the Minster are closed to the public when private services such as funerals are being held.