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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

Unlike all the other cathedrals we have visited our home cathedral in Canterbury actually charges £12.50 per person to get in. Unlike Chichester which is not only free but has a free guided tour. Shame on Canterbury.

Thank Geff R
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stunning place to see, the audio guide was worth the extra money. Very interesting history. Came with my senior mum and my 4 month baby, there are quite a few stairs around the cathedral, there is a buggy route but I didn't want to miss...More

Thank kelwiggs
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A fantastic cathedral, brought to life with a very good audio tour. So interesting to find out about its long history and very special to spend time in the oldest cathedral in England.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing building. Lots to see. Not cheap to enter but definitely worth paying the extra £5 for a tour guide.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Being one of the oldest churches, the story of this cathedral is interwoven with the history of England. So the guided tour is definitely worth it. In itself, the Church is an example of magnificent architecture, and you will be awed by the very elaborate...More

Thank Clarence V
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Half term visit to Canterbury so Cathedral is an obvious place to visit. My girls aged 12 and 14 weren't keen at first but they soon got caught up in the history and the sheer size and scale of the place. The Cathedral is currently...More

Thank 7DKM
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The cathedral is almost entirely covered by scaffolding; so if you are willing to pay £12.50 to visit it, be aware you won’t be able to see most of the roof and the facade, both from the inside and the outsideMore

Thank Daniellondra
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CanterburyCathedral, Manager at Canterbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for review, which we feel is a little unfair. It is true that we are carrying out a major, and we think very exciting, restoration project of re-leading the Nave roof, carrying out necessary stone conservation to Nave roof areas and western towers,...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour which started at midday. Lots of great information given by a knowledgeable guide :-)

Thank Jessica B
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited with my son in February half term and had a great time. Kids explorer backpacks are a great way to get the kids involved. The Gargoyles activity was fantastic, so much so that we spent a good 1 and a half getting inspiration and...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic historical place to visit we had stunning winter day with full of sunshine our kids enjoyed too

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joanchis
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Response from Ralpha | Reviewed this property |
Canterbury West is the nearest station.
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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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