Places in Norwich
|| Norwich may be a modern city but it is full of medieval
architecture, ancient relics and a wide range of interesting
places to visit.
Tourists will be amazed at the city’s array of flint-built
medieval churches and the hugely famous 900-year-old
Norwich Cathedral [map],
which has 1,200 illustrative stone roof bosses depicting
the bible story.
Not far from the here you’ll find the Cow Tower
a circular, detached brick tower that once formed part
of the city’s 14th century defences.
For more mesmerising architecture head for Norwich
whose current structure has stood in the city since the
12th century and is one of the finest displays of Norman
craftsmenship in Europe.
Hidden for hundreds of years until it was uncovered during
building work in the 1970s, Dragon Hall [map] is a 15th century merchants trading hall on King Street.
It is said to be the only one of its kind to survive
in Western Europe, and will amaze visitors with its
unique crown post roof and intricately carved dragon.
If you’re looking for peace and tranquillity you’ll
find it at Plantation Garden [map],
a Victorian garden with a huge gothic fountain, flower
beds, lawns and woodland walkways.
Alternatively, for something distinctly modern pay a visit
to Norwich’s newest public building, The Forum
where you’ll find the Origins heritage centre,
which explores the city’s development over 2000
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