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Westgate Towers, Canterbury
(4.2/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web)
Survey the 130 acre city centre and its old Roman wall from the battlements of the magnificent Canterbury Westgate Towers - the UK’s largest remaining medieval gateway.

Feel the terror of imprisonment within the medieval Westgate Towers, and witness the impact of the enlightened reforms of the Victorian Prison Reform Movement as you walk through the 1830’s gaol, which has reopened for the first time in over 130 years

Admission rates:

Family ticket: £6.00

Adult: £4.00

Child: £2.00

Concession: £3.00
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  • The Westgate Tower is the emblem of Canterbury. It is located at the end of the main street and are very well in the scenery. Very nice for pictures
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  • Section of wall and gate to the historic definitely well preserved. Impressive monument and elegant.
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  • 天氣不太好,而且車很多,很難拍照。如其他評論所說般,挺小的。我們只停留一兩分鐘,便進了花園去。花園比較吸引,這像只是花園的門口。 
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  • Its great for boating along the river and than walking around the gardens and looking at the old shops of Canterbury x
  • Nice views.
  • Pretty viewpoint of the city.
  • Funny city gate on the inside.
  • If you've seen the photo then you've seen all there is to see.