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Exeter is a central base for education, medicine, religion, commerce and culture.
The Exeter University is one of the top 10 universities in the UK and ranks 93rd in the World University Rankings. The university provides a wide range of subjects and is praised by students with an overall satisfaction rating of almost 90% for teaching.
The city is also home to the magnificent Exeter Cathedral, which dates back to Norman times and hosts to the Astronomical Clock, which inspired the popular nursery rhyme Hickory Dickory Dock hangs above the door to the North Tower with the medieval cat flap. The clock ropes were greased with fat which attracted the rodents, “Hickory dickory dock, the mouse ran up the clock…”