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Canterbury Cathedral

Katedra W 11 The Precincts, Canterbury CT1 2EH, England
+44 1227 762862
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The first Church of England, this historic gothic-style cathedral dates back to 597, which served as a rich and powerful monastery of Benedictine monks in the 12th century.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Katedra W 11 The Precincts, Canterbury CT1 2EH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited in November, note there is an entry fee to enter the grounds which I did find a little unusual as I do not recall ever paying to enter a Cathedrals grounds before. Still I do not believe there is a problem charging as long...More

Thank jason t
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a six day visit to Canterbury in November and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Lots of lovely old streets to meander slowly through whilst absorbing the history of this delightful city. We met many friendly people going about their lives in a cheerful manner,...More

Thank jamesthethirst2016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a couple of hours to spare so decided to call into the cathedral, scattered around are a number of volunteers. If ever you go be sure to ask them a question, the most interesting, informative and enthusiastic group of people I have ever met....More

Thank Giovanna H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth paying to visit - and get teh annual ticket so you can return. Helpful leaflet to identify highlights. Free tour.

Thank Christopher J
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a catherdral - it is sublime!!!!!!!! You can see its catholic roots in the paintings though it is seat of the Archbishop. Interesting facts- as well as the spot where St Thomas a Becket was murdered, it is the final resting place of the...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting place to visit. If tou like visiting historical places then this is not to be missed.

Thank C0untrymusicl0ver
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just stayed at the Cathedral Lodge Hotel in the grounds of Canterbury Cathedral which meant we had access to the grounds after it had closed as well as free entry to the Cathedral. We loved the after hours atmosphere in the grounds as well...More

Thank Mrs C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably all the adjectives have been used by others. This is a magnificent building with such history it is a “must see” for all. It’s worth picking up an audio guide and taking your time as you soak in the history.

Thank TJDraper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Why come to Canterbury otherwise? This is a wonderful place, its size, the crypt, the stained glass, marvellous.

Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lets get the £12.50 per person admission out of the way, yes it fair made me gasp when I reached the entrance, but I knew that I had to visit the Cathedral as historically it is just too important not too. The highlights for me...More

Thank Jon A
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joanchis
19 October 2017|
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Response from Ralpha | Reviewed this property |
Canterbury West is the nearest station.
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Denise S
11 October 2017|
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Response from TheBemo | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. No idea
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Denise S
3 October 2017|
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Response from Onyx1973 | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the head office. Your best to google the number. Good Luck 👍🏻
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