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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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  • Lots to see here. There are really good tours of the wartime cliff tunnels including the underground hospital and the story of Dunkirk. There are also great views from the roof of the keep and some... 
    Lots to see here. There are really good tours of the wartime cliff tunnels including the underground hospital and the story of Dunkirk. There are also great views from the roof of the keep and some...  more »
  • Dover Castle is such an impressive castle dominating the skyline of Dover. We were hugely impressed with the 1000 year history and the recreation of medieval furnished rooms. There were very... 
    Dover Castle is such an impressive castle dominating the skyline of Dover. We were hugely impressed with the 1000 year history and the recreation of medieval furnished rooms. There were very...  more »
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  • One of a kind!! Hands down the best massive castle I've visited. The visitor room (to learn history) holds a wealth of information. Live plays near the central tower was splendid. Go for it, you'll never regret. Spent more time than planned over here. Plenty of parking available in nearby areas.
  • Dover Castle was a joy to visit. Along with the fact it is a castle _ and what's not to like about castles? _ the interactive shenanigans made it thoroughly enjoyable. The kids, 5 and 8, really enjoyed the day too! There's a lot of walking up and down pretty steep hills so be prepared for that. In the historical sense, Dover Castle has something for everyone and is well worth a visit. We will go again.

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