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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%
  • Terrible1%
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Katedra W 11 The Precincts, Canterbury CT1 2EH, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Very expensive to go in and a 5 year restoration is going on. So lots of scaffolding, workmen and noise, not very peaceful. Also the Chapter House was closed which I particularly wanted to see but I was not told that at the gate. I...More

Thank Chrisgale
Reviewed yesterday

Found the service highbrow, but enjoyed the building. Was made welcome by staff, who answered all questions with a smile.

1  Thank Steve T
Reviewed yesterday

More than £10 per person to enter the grounds is prohibitively expensive, to enter a place of worship.

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dating back to the 6th Century A.D., no visit to England is truly complete without a visit to Canterbury Cathedral. Located in the centre of the historic and gorgeous town of Canterbury, it is amazing to behold when you step from the city streets into...More

1  Thank jodie_amanda
Reviewed 4 days ago

Just popped into Cathedral whilst in canterbury lots of history to explore let alone the Cathedral itself

1  Thank mark_keefe
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely great day spent here. If you are into History , and appreciate great architecture, then visit here! Plenty to See. Very very interesting and the bishops tombs are incredible! Not forgetting the polite staff AMAZING!!!!***************

1  Thank YorkshireGirlKel
Reviewed 6 days ago

Overwhelming in scale yet understated. Large focus on Thomas a Beckett. It dominates the city and its environs.

1  Thank MauriceSwigan
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful cathedral, even when being renovated still a great day. not sure it would be worth the money if you are not into churches though.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Compared to some other Cathedrals on the UK this seemed rather average. Maybe the construction work and scaffolding marred what is normally an impressive structure, but I wasnt in awe as I have been at the Liverpool Anglican for example. . .obviously worth a look...More

1  Thank Metropolitan_Man
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cathedral is the most beautiful one in all Kent. It has a lot of history which is explained by the volunteers if you want. Pricing is quite reasonable. Highly recommendable for families, couples, seniors and students.

1  Thank Sandra F
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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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