Be introduced to the City Walls, the Cathedral, Roman Amphitheatre and all the things to do in the city and discover how Chester has survived and prospered through the ebb and flow of history.
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Hop On Hop Off Tours in Chester
Chester, United Kingdom
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Tracing its history back to a Roman fort from nearly two thousand years ago, the walled city of Chester is located in North West England, and is an archaeological and architectural treasure that is one of the most interesting historical places to visit on the map. Mark your 2015 travel calendar year with our tours to the city and go on a journey through history.
Start your day with a sightseeing hop on hop off and enjoy an open-top panoramic view of of the city landscape, as you visit more than fifteen points of interest in your own time. Visit the City Walls, which house the four main gates of Bridgegate, Watergate, and the North and East Gates. Walk further and see the watchtowers of Morgan’s Mount, Pemberton’s Parlor and Bonewaldesthorne. Before leaving the area, don’t miss climbing the famous Wishing Steps which promises to fulfill the wishes of those able to run up and down twice without drawing breath.
Walk along the streets of Watergate and Lower Bridge Street lined with half-timbered houses, including God’s Providence House, which housed inhabitants spared during the 1600s plague.
Take a leisure trip to Blue Planet Aquarium and Chester Zoo and participate in fun activities for the whole family. Or visit the Chester Racecourse, the oldest active Racecourse in England, where you can watch equestrian events, and where the Chester Food, Drink, and Lifestyle Festival takes place every year.