Overlooking the town is the famous Glastonbury Tor, a place of pilgrimage for thousands of years. In the center of the town are the remains of the Abbey, with the grave of King Arthur. Tradition has it that Jesus visited and Joseph of Arimathaea brought the Holy Grail to Glastonbury, building an early church here. A town with an ancient history Glastonbury is the associated with the saints Patrick, Dunstan, Benedict, David and Bridget.
Nowadays Glastonbury attracts many diverse pilgrims as well as becoming the center of New Age philosophies and alternative therapies and unique opportunities for quite reflection at the Chalice Well, it also attracts visitors to the famous Glastonbury Festival, the extravaganza in Glastonbury Abby, the illuminated carnival, bird watching on the moors, the show caves at Cheddar and Wookey Hole, the Cathedral in neighboring Wells and much more. People visit Glastonbury from all over the world over, recognising its unique place in history and mythology.
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