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Colors of Chester - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Chester Clock This small English city is famous for its unique cultural traditions; an acquaintance with them will bring a lot of experience to travelers. Chester is known to gourmets from all over the world for delicious local cheese. Every year the city hosts a large-scale food festival visited by guests from all over the world. This large-scale gastronomic feast starts with an unusual event, Cheshire Cheese Rolling.
The main entertainment center of the city is Chester Zoo; it is one of the best zoos in the world. Founded in 1934, the zoo is home to seven of thousands of animals, including many rare and … Open
This specific national holiday is usually held in mid-January; it is attended by manufacturers of the most famous varieties of local cheese, including Cheshire, Stilton and Lancashire. The event is held right on city streets, where route with plenty of obstacles waits for future rollers. The meaning of the event is simple - each participant has to roll weighty head of cheese on the highway as fast as possible overcoming all obstacles. The winner is the one who will come to the finish line first.
Lots of residents and tourists come to watch exciting races; they stand on both sides of the street and go all out to support their favorite team. This curious event has been opening Chester Food Festival for many years. Local restaurants take a great part in preparation for the event; they make a special menu with delicious local cheese being the main ingredient. Festival participants are invited to taste the best products of local factories, visit colorful fairs and participate in various recreational activities. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1. You can go for a trip literally at any time of year, as Chester has very mild and favorable climatic conditions. The hottest month of the year is July, but in the height of summer the … Open
The gastronomic festival held in Chester bears no resemblance to those holidays that can be observed in other cities in England. It is distinguished by an amazing atmosphere of fun and hospitality, so each guest will feel welcome. In summer, Chester Music Festival is held that will also make your vacations amazing. There are classical music concerts and performances of contemporary music ensembles; many concerts are held in the open air.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Chester and surroundings

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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Chester
♥   St. John the Baptist Church, Chester, 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral Church of Our Lady of Sorrows, Wrexham, 17.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool, 24.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Former Cathedral of St. Asaph, St. Asaph, 37.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral Church of St. John the Evangelist, Manchester, 52.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral Church of Our Lady Help of Christians and St. Peter of Alcantara, Shrewsbury, 54.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Syro-Malabar Cathedral of St. Alphonsa, Preston, 64.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Chester
♥   Castle 'Chester Castle' , 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Ubarrow Hall' , 6.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Hawarden Castle Wales' , 8.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Ewloe Castle' , 11.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Holt Castle' , 12.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Caergwrle Castle' , 13.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Peckforton Castle' , 15.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique landmarks in Chester and around

John Lennon House

From the series “Houses of Famous People and Stars Currently Open to Tourists”
The house where John Lennon spent his childhood is today the destination for thousands of tourists and is considered a place of world interest. The frontman of the famous rock band has grown up on the street Menlove Avenue, in the house 251. Into this house, the musician's family has been moved when the boy was 5 years old. John Lennon left the parental home on his 23rd birthday. … Read further

Pitchford Hall

From the series “Ubelievable Residential Houses Residing on Trees”
Another original tree house is to be found in the British village of Pitchford, on the grounds of the ancient estate of Pitchford Hall. The estate was built in the second half of the 16th century and has been rebuilt many times over the long history of its existence. At the end of the 19th century the complex of buildings was significantly expanded. The exact date of construction of a small house on a tree remains for certain unknown. It was built of wood in general for the manor style. The tree on which the building is located, in itself is an outstanding landmark. The age of sprawling linden is estimated to be about 900 years. … Read further
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Chester

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Chester. Learn the best periods to visit Chester to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Chester.
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