My Photos: England -- Canterbury -- City Sights

The city walls were built in the 3rd century AD

The Cathedral seen from outside the city walls

Canterbury Cathedral

The Buttermarket

Canterbury Veterans Memorial
Honors WWI veterans

Christ Church Gate to Canterbury Cathedral Precincts
Built 1517



Canterbury Christ Church University
The King's School

The Abbey was a Benedictine monastery from 598AD to 1538,
when King Henry VIII dissolved the Catholic Church in England



 The Fyndon Gate
built 1301 AD


Saint Augustine's Abbey Gateway

The Cemetery Gate to Saint Augustine's Abbey

Saint Paul's Church
Built 13th century, rebuilt 1876

Saint Thomas Catholic Church

Tower of Saint Mary Magdelene,
which is what remains of medieval church built in 1500, demolished 1871

St. George's Tower, what remains of St. George the Martyr Church,
13th century church,
destroyed by German bombing in WWII

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