It's the tallest Roman building north of the Italian Alps that's still left standing. Hidden within its walls is a gem of a small chapel dedicated to the memory of Thomas a Beckett, the murdered archbishop of Canterbury.
Ferry traffic into Dover comes to Naughty xxx gals Published 2 June image captionThe Port of Dover advised people without tickets to contact ferry companies before travelling Traffic heading for Dover came to a standstill after eight-mile queues built up as bank holiday travellers headed for the Kent ferry port.
Ms Digby said that at the height of the delays, drivers were reversing back up the slip road on fnu the motorway.
Built entirely of Caen stone, it's feet square and just under feet tall. Built between and it was a massive symbol of King Henry II's power. Lisa Kaufman, who was travelling to Paris, said the traffic had been very slow before she got to the ferry terminal.
More on this story. Its stone tower is almost 2, years old and was used as one of the beacons to guide the Roman navy across the English Channel.
A thousand years later and Dover was under the Normans who also left their mark in the shape of Dover's huge looling. Fully booked The Port of Dover said it was experiencing high volumes of traffic and advised passengers without tickets to contact ferry operators before setting out.
Police urged drivers to avoid the M20 and A20 because of severe congestion between the Roundhill Tunnel at Folkestone and the Eastern Docks. Dover Castle The Romans came to Dover and left their mark in grand style in the shape of the faros or lighthouse.
By the late 18th Century Dover Castle had expanded again - three and a half miles of tunnels had been dug out, some of them feet deep. The oldest tunnels pooking hewn out of the chalk bedrock in the s, and led to a large underground chamber.
Dover Castle. The tunnels later became an important defensive nerve centre during the Second World War.