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The Canterbury Tales, Canterbury

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Have Chaucer’s famous tales of medieval misadventures brought to life at The Canterbury Tales. Your adventure begins in the Tabarn Inn, where you will meet the first of your costumed guides and prepare for your pilgrimage. On your journey, be entertained by some of the most famous stories from The Canterbury Tales with the aid of an audio guide, and enjoy recreations of the sights and sounds of the 14th century. Your journey ends with the second guide at a replica of the shrine of St. Thomas Becket. As you leave, you will exit through the gift shop, where you can buy a copy of the book, some medieval-style mead, and other treats. Our Canterbury route planner makes visiting The Canterbury Tales and other Canterbury attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Based on the information found on their website, this attraction is now definitely closed (July 2020). Note: the "excellent" rating I have selected does not reflect my view on the closure of this...  more »
  • The stories and sets are immersive down to the colour, lighting and the smells of history... it’s a lovely experience to appreciate, if you give it a chance! Chaucer’s work on the Canterbury Tales is....  more »
  • It was an amazing walk through tales, which turned to reality, with scenes out of past centuries, historic guides and even smells. A young, competent team is very dedicated to bring history into present time. Congratulations! Really worth being seen/experienced! 😊👍🏼
  • It's a really great place. The only one issue is photo taken not allowed, but the ticket price is high. This venue is recommended for those only who speaks/understand English really well. Without that skill, you won't enjoy this tour.
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