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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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Katedra W 11 The Precincts, Canterbury CT1 2EH, England
+44 1227 762862
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank mark_keefe
Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank MauriceSwigan
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Reviewed 4 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.

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Reviewed 5 days 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

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Reviewed 6 days 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.

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 6 days ago

I cannot praise my visit here enough. Although tickets are not cheap, they are valid for a year and we went two days in a row to visit this magnificent place in the evening and afternoon light. I wouldn't know where to start suggesting the...More

Thank loobylooSheffield
Reviewed 1 week ago

Canterbury Cathedral is a stunning piece of architecture and would normally be well worth visiting. However, at the time of writing a large proportion of the exterior is covered by scaffolding, greatly spoiling the view. There is also a lot of scaffolding, planking and netting...More

Thank Tryphaena
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing cathedral with a mix of differnce styles and periods. The choir area is as large as most cathedrals. The nave is twice as big.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a stunning place to visit. Thanks to Lottery funding they are undertaking massive renovations so expect scaffolding (mainly outside). As I have a mobility scooter I was shown a route to enable me to visit most areas, which was great however, when asking...More

Thank Nikki J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most impressive fantastic day walking around the cathedral so much history around the cathedral worth the entrance fee

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19 October 2017|
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Response from Ralpha | Reviewed this property |
Canterbury West is the nearest station.
Denise S
11 October 2017|
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Response from TheBemo | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. No idea
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 👍🏻