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The city was founded in 995 AD and built on "Dunholm", island hill, by the River Wear. This was the resting place of St Cuthberts and attract a number of pilgrims to come and visit.
The city has one of the oldest universities in the country along with historic buildings, footbridges and green space.
The main attractions are the cathedral and the castle.
This Norman Fortress began to be built in 1073. These days the castle is now part of Durham University. You're able to... more travel advice
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