Visit Canterbury - Best of Canterbury
Situated in the South East of England, Canterbury in Kent has been an important player in England's history since its early beginnings as a Roman settlement. One of Britain's Heritage Cities, Canterbury is a place steeped in tradition and history. However, it is also has a modern and vibrant vibe to it- brilliant juxtaposition.
Commonly known as the Cathedral and University City of Kent, Canterbury is a major tourist destination. Your visit to Canterbury will witness you visiting historical sites, quirky pubs, lush gardens and intriguing museums. A major structure of the city skyline is the Canterbury Cathedral. The oldest and the most popular place of worship in England, the Canterbury Cathedral is the Mother Church of the worldwide Anglican Communion and seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury.
No matter what you seek, you will find it in Canterbury. The city possesses a quality that is both timeless and inspiring. Creativity and culture combine to ensure that your trip to Canterbury will imprint a lasting impression.
From what to see to where to stay to when to visit, here’s all the Canterbury tourist information you will require to plan your itinerary.
Canterbury Travel Tips
Essential travel information and Canterbury tips for your visit
- Don't forget to pack an umbrella/ raincoat.
- Do plan your Canterbury travel itinerary well in advance.
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Travel to Canterbury- Know before you go to Canterbury
Facts and Stats for Canterbury*
Canterbury: Crime and Safety
How safe is Canterbury for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Canterbury.
Burglary and Theft 55 (Moderate)
Mugging and Robbery 40 (Moderate)
Assault and Armed Robbery 30 (Low)
Corruption and Bribery 30 (Low)
Car Stealing 55 (Moderate)
Robbery of Car belongings 65 (High)
Attacks 40 (Moderate)
Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
Safety walking alone during daylight 65 (High)
Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
Insulting and offensive behaviour 60 (High)
Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30 (Low)
Property crimes and Vandalism 70 (High)
Living in Canterbury - Quality of Life
Safety Index 50.16 (Moderate)
Traffic Commute Time Index 22.5 (Very Low)
Health Care Index 75 (High)
Property Price to Income Ratio 10.98 (Moderate)
Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.
Cost for Essentials in Canterbury
Here's how much it will cost to shop in Canterbury
Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
International Movie per seat 16.76 USD
Summer clothing in a chain store 42.84 USD
Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.83 USD
Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 88.1 USD
*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced and subjected to change without notice.
Canterbury Travel Guides
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Canterbury Tours for you
The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Canterbury
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