Canterbury

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Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury is a city in Kent, England. It is about 60 miles (97 km) from London. It was made famous by a book called The Canterbury Tales. It is also famous for Canterbury Cathedral. Thomas Becket was assassinated there.

There are two railway stations in the city; Canterbury East and Canterbury West. The A2 road passes near the city. It goes west to London and southeast to Dover.

Canterbury has four universities.

CAnterbury has a cricket ground, called the St Lawrence Ground.