About Coventry, UK

Coventry is a city and metropolitan borough in the county of West Midlands in England.

It is traditionally believed that Coventry had been established in the year 1043 with the founding of a Benedictine Abbey. By the 14th century Coventry had become an important centre of the cloth trade, and throughout the Middle Ages was one of the largest and most important cities in England. The most well known landmark of Coventry is St. Michael's Cathedral. Another very popular visitor attraction in Coventry city centre is the Coventry Transport Museum, which has over 180 vehicles on display spanning the classic, vintage and veteran eras and all of them are British-made. This museum has the world's largest collection of historic British cars. Among Coventry sights are The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum is a major art gallery in the city centre. In about 4 miles from the city centre and just outside Coventry in Baginton is the Lunt Fort, a reconstructed Roman fort.

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