Salisbury - A Home to One Of The Greatest Cathedrals In England

I didn't have any particular reason to visit Salisbury, a city located in Wiltshire, England. Like most people do, I came to Salisbury ...

I didn't have any particular reason to visit Salisbury, a city located in Wiltshire, England. Like most people do, I came to Salisbury on my way to Stonehenge. But before heading there, I did a little bit of research and found out that Salisbury has a very long and reach history way predating the Roman times. The city's main draw though is Salisbury Cathedral erected in 1200s. The cathedral is among the finest examples of early English architecture and holds one of the four surviving copies of Magna Carta.

The central part of Salisbury is small and cozy. And I can't even imagine it without a light rain which is very typical for England.
Stone or red brick buildings plus some mold and moss - that's your typical English style.
A deer on leash, so it does not escape.
A central square.
Chicago style.
Salisbury is built around the Cathedral. If you don't seem to find it, just raise your head and you'll almost certainly locate its tall spire. How do you like the name of this hotel - "King's Head Inn"?
One of the many sleepy streets that takes you to Salisbury Cathedral.
 The cathedral is huge and impressive. Its Gothic look reminds about the medieval times.
Cathedral has the world oldest working clock built in 1386. Can you imagine that the clock is 631 years old?!
Salisbury Cathedral holds the best preserved original copy of 1215 Magna Carta. Why is Magna Carta important? Because it's a foundation of human rights and justice not only in Britain, but around the world. Most democratic world constitutions are based on Magna Carta including the United States Constitution, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and many others.
I didn't get to see Magna Carta at the Cathedral this time, but I actually saw another copy of four in Toronto in 2015 when it was brought to Canada from England to commemorate 800 years of its creation. Here it is (pardon for the quality, it look this picture with my old smartphone).

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