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The best things to do in Canterbury

If you're making a list of stuff do in Canterbury, a city which is more than 1,400 years old, one of the essential things to do in Canterbury is to visit its famous cathedral. Regarded as the "Mother Church" of the Anglican faith,
Archbishop Thomas Becket
suffered martyrdom here and during the Middle Ages it became a place of pilgrimage between London and Winchester.

As the main religious center in the UK, other mandatory places to visit in Canterbury are the church of St. Martin and St. Augustine's Abbey. The latter is located on the outskirts of the city and was built in 598 to celebrate the evangelization of southern England.

Another one of the many things to see in Canterbury
is the "Crooked House", which is
almost as famous as the cathedral and is known as the House of Sir John Boys. Built in the 17th century as a normal home, renovation work on one of its chimneys caused the façade to tilt.

The city also retains some of its medieval wall. Don't miss the Westgate Towers, the last of the doors that closed the wall, which is one of the top attractions in Canterbury. The towers also served as a prison and now house an arms museum. Other interesting museums and Canterbury attractions are the Roman Museum and the Canterbury Royal Museum & Art Gallery.

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