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Colchester - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

A panorama taken of the front of Colchester Town Hall in Colchester, Essex.

Colchester - FURTHER INFORMATION

Colchester - Colchester visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Colchester' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Essex.

Colchester is the oldest Roman town in Britain. The Celtic name for the town was was Camulodunon (the fortress of Camulos), named after the Celtic god of war. In AD 43 the Romans arrived and renamed the town 'Camulodunum'. Colchester served as the Roman capital of Britain until this was taken over by Londinuim (London).

Colchester is well known for the Castle, and has numerous museums and other attractions. The area has the lowest rainfall in the UK and is famous for growing wine and strawberries. This panorama shows Colchester Town Hall.

A full list of the panoramas linked to this Colchester map is given on the Colchester Panorama Index.


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