There are also excavated remains of the early Saxon Church of St. The pedestrianized area of Old City Canterbury is home to numerous historic timber-framed buildings.
For a truly unique experience, plan a stay at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge.
In an imposing medieval building on Stour Street, the museum includes the ancient Poor Priests' Hospital, with its magnificent beamed ceilings.
Displays feature Anglo-Saxon treasures, rare Tudor painted plaster, and the historic Invicta steam engine built by Robert Stephenson.
A must-visit when in Canterbury, it's famous for having been the place where Archbishop Thomas Becket was murdered in 1170.
Becket had crossed paths with Henry II, whose knights misinterpreted a comment he made wishing the Archbishop "gone" as an order to kill him.