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Shakespeare's world: Real places you can visit

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 2 of 22: STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, UNITED KINGDOM -27 JULY 2016- The medieval town of Stratford-upon-Avon in the West Midlands in England is the birthplace of author William Shakespeare.

Shakespeare's Birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK

William Shakespeare was born in this building on Henley Street. Although no official records or accurate historical accounts exist to confirm his date of birth, it is believed to be April 23, 1564, three days before his baptism. The house is now run by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, with the rooms re-creating the ambiance of Shakespeare’s times.

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