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Canterbury travel guide

Canterbury - 2,000 years of history

Canterbury, in the South East of England, has been an important player in England's history since its early beginnings as a Roman settlement. Canterbury is home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is also one of Britain's Heritage Cities.

Memory of Canterbury

“I loved Canterbury, the Cathedral is stunning, the castle has a fascinating history and the Abbey is very interesting. A day trip there is a must.”

Anna, Brisbane

文化與遺跡

Canterbury was named one of Britain’s Heritage Cities due to its fascinating history and heritage. In 597 A.D. the Pope St Augustine came to Canterbury, to convert the region back to Christianity. In recognition of this, UNESCO granted World Heritage status to part of the city, including St Martin’s Church, St Augustine's Abbey and Canterbury Cathedral , which date back to that period.

 

購物

Canterbury is a shopper’s paradise. On the historic streets of King’s Mile you can find a great selection of independent shops. Or hit the High Street to find a fantastic range of big name stores. And Whitefriars Shopping Centre is home to over 100 high street shops and restaurants.

旅遊景點

Canterbury’s breathtaking cathedral has to be first stop on your visit. This World Heritage Site is also the site of the martyrdom of Archbishop Thomas Becket, who was murdered here in 1170. And don’t miss the Canterbury Tales Attraction , where the sights, sounds and smells of Chaucer’s medieval England are recreated.

 


日間必遊熱門景點


夜間必遊熱門景點

Visit Canterbury Cathedral , St Augustine’s Abbey and St Martin’s Church.

Take a spooky Canterbury Ghost Tour – if you dare!

Join Chaucer’s Pilgrims at the Canterbury Tales Attraction .

Hear Canterbury Cathedral ’s famous choristers in action at Evensong.

Admire the Roman Mosaic Pavement in the Roman Museum .

Catch a West End show at the Marlowe Theatre .
 

Climb the West Gate Towers for panoramic views.

 

Take a trip with Canterbury Historic River Tours .

 

運動

The St Lawrence Ground in Canterbury – home of Kent County Cricket Club – is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful cricket grounds in the country, and has been voted best cricket ground in the UK. Come and watch a game and you might even spot a well-known international on the grounds!

飲食

You’re truly spoilt for choice when it comes to eating out in Canterbury. The city displays a colourful and global cuisine with long established Indian, Italian, Chinese, Thai and Spanish Restaurants. A thriving daily Farmers’ Market and Restaurant completes the scene and supports Canterbury’s role as the ‘Foodie’ centre of Kent.

 

啟程前預訂

There’s so much to see and do in Canterbury, so don’t waste time in queues, buy your attraction tickets and travel passes online. The Golden Tours excursion around Leeds Castle , Canterbury and Dover is a great way to see the sights of Canterbury and the South East in just one day. Or you can see the city at your own pace with our fantastic MP3 Walking Tour of Canterbury .


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Population
43,400
Region
South East England
Closest airports
Gatwick Airport, London Heathrow...
Football clubs
Canterbury F.C
Nearest towns / cities
Dover, Whitstable, Margate

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