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Dover Castle, Dover

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Perched on the edge of the equally renowned Cliffs of Dover, Dover Castle awes with its sheer size, imposing architecture, and historical significance. This 12th-century construction is the largest castle in England and towers over the modern town of Dover as well as the site of what is believed to be a former Saxon town. A network of tunnels, thought to have been constructed during the Napoleonic Wars, exists under the castle. A visit to Dover Castle represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Dover tour itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Very nice castle with museum-re-enactment parts. There's a little train to go around. Plus: a magnificent view of the sea
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  • I'm going to go against the tide, but the castle is nice to see... especially from the outside. If you have no problems, invest in the price of the ticket, otherwise settle for the view from outside and keep money for other attractions or castles (such as Leeds Castle or Windsor).
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  • A brisk trek up the hill delivers a beautiful complex of centuries old fortifications. We were fortunate enough to have an afternoon of historical reenactments of jousts, games, and craftsmanship. Take the time to explore all of the nooks and crannies of castle on the way up to taking in the spectacular view of all of Dover.
  • One of the most excellent places I've visited in years. So well presented, exceptionally polite staff. Just a wonderful experience. I have to return and spend 6 hours more exploding.
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