Chester, United Kingdom

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Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. With a population of 118,200 in 2011, it is the most populous settlement of Cheshire West and Chester, which had a population of 332,200 in 2014. Chester was granted city status in 1541. Chester was founded as a "castrum" or Roman fort with the name Deva Victrix in the reign of the Emperor Vespasian in 79 AD. One of the main army camps in Roman Britain, Deva later became a major civilian settlement. In 689, King Æthelred of Mercia founded the Minster Church of West Mercia, which later became Chester's first cathedral, and the Saxons extended and strengthened the walls to protect the city against the Danes. Chester was one of the last cities in England to fall to the Normans. William the Conqueror ordered the construction of a castle, to dominate the town and the nearby Welsh border. Chester is one of the best preserved walled cities in Britain. It has a number of medieval buildings, but... Wikipedia ( Creative Commons Attribution CC-BY-SA 4.0 )
Chester Cathedral
Chester Cathedral
Chester Zoo
Chester Zoo
Speke Hall
Speke Hall
Old Dee Bridge
Old Dee Bridge
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National Waterways Museum
National Waterways Museum
Silver Jubilee Bridge
Silver Jubilee Bridge
Eaton Hall, Cheshire
Eaton Hall, Cheshire
Runcorn Railway Bridge
Runcorn Railway Bridge
33 Eastgate Street, Chester
33 Eastgate Street, Chester
Eastgate and Eastgate Clock
Eastgate and Eastgate Clock
Helsby railway station
Helsby railway station
Chester city walls
Chester city walls
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