Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury, Kent, UK


Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent

Canterbury Cathedral is one of the oldest and most famous Christian structures in England and forms part of a World Heritage Site.

In 597AD when St Augustine, sent by Pope Gregory the Great as a missionary, established his seat (or 'Cathedra') in Canterbury. In 1170 Archbishop Thomas Becket was murdered in the Cathedral and ever since, the Cathedral has attracted thousands of pilgrims, as told famously in Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

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