Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Canterbury is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Canterbury a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Canterbury.
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Cathedral House, 11 The Precincts, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2EH, United Kingdom
09:00 am - 05:30 pm
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. A World Heritage Site, the Cathedral’s history goes back to 597AD when St Augustine was sent as a missionary by Pope Gregory the Great. Having a tragic pa...
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Beaney House of Art and Knowledge, 18 High Street, Canterbury, CT1 2RA
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge is situated in the heart of the historic city of Canterbury. A delightful place to spend a few hours at, the Beaney House is an amalgamation of an Art Gallery, a museum, a library and a cafe. This remarkable facility has state of the art exhibition galleries, excellent learning facilities an...
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6 Stour St, Canterbury CT1 2NR, United Kingdom
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
The Greyfriars Chapel and Franciscan Gardens are the only remaining part of a Franciscan friar established in 1267. Historically significant, Greyfriars was the first Franciscan monastery in England. The chapel dates back to the 13th century and there is some debate still as to its original use. It may have been an infirmary. The charming gardens a...
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North Holmes Rd, Canterbury, Kent CT1 1PW, United Kingdom
11:00 am - 03:00 pm
Although not as huge and as magnificent as the most popular churches in England, don't let this charmingly quaint church building throw you off. The St. Martin’s Church is the first church founded in England, and hence the oldest. A World Heritage Site, this church, infact, is the oldest church in the entire English-speaking world. It was her...
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56 Palace Street, Canterbury
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
If you want to shop for something exclusive and shop at a completely unique place, head over to Canterbury Glass Art. Owned and run by husband and wife team of Tony Johns and Yuki Toyoda, the shop has on sale handmade glass items such as wine glasses, bowls, plates and jewellery. Visitors can sign up for glass items making lessons as well as witness the duo working their magic on glass.
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Village square, opposite Chilham Castle, Chilham, Kent, England
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Always buzzing with life, the St. Mary’s Church in Chilham is one of the five churches in the Kings Wood Benefice. Trivia- the church is famous as the last known resting place of the shrine of St. Augustine. When the Abbey of St. Augustine in Canterbury got destroyed during the English Reformation, the shrine containing the saint’s body...
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25 High St, Canterbury CT1 2BD, United Kingdom
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Historically significant, the Eastbridge Hospital of St Thomas the Martyr was founded sometime during the 12th Century to provide overnight accommodation to pilgrims travelling to the shrine of St Thomas Beckett. Today, guided tours are provided of the building. The tour includes visiting:
The Chantry Chapel
The Undercroft with Gothic arches