Canterbury Cathedral

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Canterbury’s major attraction is this cathedral that was founded in 597. It contains the tomb of the Black Prince and was the site of Thomas Becket’s martyrdom. The cathedral was the subject of TS Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral and played a central role in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.


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Address:
11 The Precincts, Canterbury, CT1 2EH
Telephone (01227) 762862
Website www.canterbury-cathedral.org
Admission £10.50
    Open summer Mon–Sat 9am–5.30pm, Sun 12.30pm–2.30pm; winter Mon–Sat 9am–5pm, Sun 12.30pm–2.30pm

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  • Michael, 15 Aug 2017


    Sehr sehenswert. Die 12,50£ sind gut angelegt ☝️

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  • Vanessa, 14 Aug 2017


    If you're into churches, even if you're not religious, this is your place. Big, plenty of weird and historical objects and spaces including a garden and plenty of tour guides.

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  • Matteo, 18 Jul 2017


    Spettacolare! Enorme. Consiglio di visitarla con l'aiuto dell' audioguida (in italiano - 5£). Un gran colpo d'occhio.

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  • Zach, 15 May 2017


    Do the Audio guide!

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  • Vadim, 17 Apr 2017


    Beautiful cathedral with masterpiece stained glass windows. Admission is £12 for a year valid ticket (don't forget to say that you want one).

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  • Jeremy, 22 Dec 2016


    Mouai...bof

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  • Fiona, 26 Nov 2016


    Beautiful cathedral! A masterpiece!

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  • GT, 03 Nov 2016


    Christmas Lunch in Canterbury Cathedral. Limited Availability Book Here >> tr.im/ChristmasLunchCanterburyCathedral 

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  • Paolo, 04 Oct 2016


    Davvero un capolavoro!

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  • Sietske, 04 Oct 2016


    Evensong at 17:30. The entrance us free and the service is beautiful because of the boyschoir.

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  • Steven, 04 Sep 2016


    Beautiful church with history. The fee is £12.00 per adult which is fairly expensive to pay to visit a church and not quite in the spirit of things.

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  • Nick, 11 Aug 2016


    Steeped in history and an essential part of British heritage

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  • Peter, 30 Jul 2016


    entrance price is WAY TOO EXPENSIVE !

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  • Olive, 17 Jan 2016


    A must see for tourists & locals. Steeped in fascinating British history w/ beautiful & sprawling grounds. Closes at 2pm Sunday. Go to the choral service at 3:15pm Sun for the cultural experience.

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  • Carl, 27 Nov 2015


    Wonderful architecture. Seek out the spot where Arch Bishop Beckett was murdered.

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  • Marc, 31 Oct 2015


    Architecture is smashing! Entrance costs about 10£

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  • Bob, 05 Oct 2015


    Jaw dropping history. The place where Thomas Becket was murdered. Visit at least once in your life.

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  • David, 27 Sep 2015


    Such a beautiful cathedral. A must see place when visiting Canterbury.

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  • David, 27 Sep 2015


    Such a beautiful cathedral. Definitely a must see location when visiting Canterbury.

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  • Michael, 06 Sep 2015


    Stunning architecture.

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  • Carla, 02 Jun 2015


    Amazing place! Worth a visit. It is very mystical

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  • Никита, 15 May 2015


    Потрясающее место!

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  • Alexandre, 16 Apr 2015


    Simply majestic. It's really impressive from the outside and inside

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  • Daniel, 04 Apr 2015


    Stained glass windows!

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  • Rachel, 06 Jan 2015


    Residents of Canterbury can get a free card to access the cathedral at any time.

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  • Enzo, 21 Oct 2014


    Spectacular stained glass

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  • Brian, 18 Sep 2014


    Beautiful and full of history

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  • Brian, 16 Sep 2014


    Beautiful... no pictures please

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  • tony, 31 Aug 2014


    เข้าทาง ช้อป ทะลุเข้าได้เลย

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  • Kelly, 09 Aug 2014


    Make sure to arrive early. Guided tours are 10:30am, 12pm, and 1pm.

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  • Marco, 07 Aug 2014


    A wonderful place. The cathedral is impressive.

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  • Teri, 23 Apr 2014


    Sunday is free entrance for everyone :)

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  • Daniel, 29 Dec 2013


    We got into the courtyard for free today Sunday after 15hs, worth a try!

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  • Daniel, 29 Dec 2013


    Total rip off!! 10 pounds to watch the cathedral from outside?? Come on!!!!

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  • Mary, 26 Aug 2013


    Checkout the roof

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  • JB, 31 Jul 2013


    Free entry in the evening.

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  • Jeroen, 21 Jul 2013


    £9.50 to visit a not so special church is a bit of a rip off to be honest. The entrance is the nicest. Visit the town. It's more beautiful. And for free.

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  • Keith, 22 Mar 2013


    Don't upset the King while occupying the role of Archbishop of this town.

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  • Dimas, 20 Oct 2012


    Rip-off, don't even bother try take a photograph as you won't be able to get closer without paying. I can understanding paying to get in, but not to take a picture of the cathedral from the yard.

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  • Noe, 12 Aug 2012


    Free entrance from 3 not sure if just on Sundays and everyday. Very disappointed because I have paid 10£ entry ticket this morning.

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  • Nathan, 26 May 2012


    Come during the last weekend of May for the open gardens. Simply breathtaking.

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  • Daniel, 14 May 2012


    Very expensive to get in and unfortunately not much to see for free

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  • Lee, 23 Apr 2012


    (Province of Canterbury, the Cathedral & Metropolitan Church of Christ, consecrated c.600)Mother church of the Province of Canterbury and of the Anglican Communion worldwide.

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  • Lee, 13 Apr 2012


    (Province of Cantebury, the Cathedral & Metropolitan Church of Christ, consecrated c.600)Mother church of the Province of Canterbury and of the Anglican Communion worldwide.

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  • Joe, 02 Jan 2012


    A must see. Absolutely beautiful. Watch for the (sleepy) cathedral cat.

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  • Jean, 10 Sep 2011


    Go in for service and it's free

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  • Credo Reference, 22 Aug 2011


    The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer: This was where the pilgrims in Chaucer's stories were heading during their storytelling.

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  • Emily, 30 Apr 2011


    lovely place...havent been in a while now

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  • Victoria, 22 Apr 2011


    Free entrance over Easter.

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  • Roxy, 25 Aug 2010


    A beautiful place, especialy at night

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  • Viki, 14 May 2010


    Explore the Crypt & look for the ghostly silhouette of a monk on one of the pillars. See where Sir Thomas Becket was decapitated and brave the corridor of the White Lady... Then have a picnic outside!

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  • Harry, 03 Apr 2010


    Be a scholar at the King's school Canterbury and you can get married here!

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  • Tom, 02 Apr 2010


    Get a First from the University of Kent, and you can get married here!

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