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St. Paul's Cathedral

#27 of 1,558 things to do in London
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Address: London EC4M 8AD, England
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+44 20 7236 4128
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Mon - Sat 08:30 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Rebuilt by Christopher Wren after the great Fire of 1666, St. Paul's has...

Rebuilt by Christopher Wren after the great Fire of 1666, St. Paul's has been the site of many historic state occasions, including Winston Churchill's funeral and the marriage of the Prince and Princess of Wales..

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Fantastic visitor attraction, informed self guided tour, and plenty of helpful staff around. If you are up for a strenuous climb the views from the external galleries are amazing... read more

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Manchester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic visitor attraction, informed self guided tour, and plenty of helpful staff around. If you are up for a strenuous climb the views from the external galleries are amazing. A truly spectacular cathedral, we'll worth a visit.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's expensive but worth seeing at least once! The architecture is amazing and the audio guides were a perfect accompaniment....don't miss the tombs!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have visited London several time and never been to St Pauls. Now I know what I was missing. The building itself is beautiful and the audio guide works very well. There is plenty of seating available in all areas so you can sit down and listen to the commentary about the different parts of the church at your own... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Passed by this place on my way to one new change market. Went there to try the cannoli. Good popular building. Good tourists attraction. Try the food market on one new change and enjoy different types of foods on Fridays.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After many attractions that are superb and free, it was not good seeing the 17 pound entrance fee per person. We backed tracked and just enjoyed the outside since we have seen this 6 years earlier when there was no fee as yet.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An amazing work of art. Do not miss the Whisper Gallery - one can genuinely hear the whispers against the walls from the other side of the dome

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Born and brought up in London hadn't been to St Paul's in years. I'd forgotten how excessive but beautiful it is here. Yes it's over the top but at the end of the day it a church and a history of the people connected to it. Read the commemorations and the list of who officiated there back to 1066. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Both the exterior and interior of this cathedral are breathtaking. The interior acoustics are incredible and one should be so lucky to experience a Christmas performance inside this cathedral.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I never tire of seeing this beautiful cathedral. One of the world's best. Everything about it is magnificent. The crypt is very interesting as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The cathedral is stunning. The ticket price includes an audio tour which is very interesting- there is a family friendly one also. You can get up to the whispering gallery with a long climb up shallow stairs. This is definitely worth doing. The view down to the floor and up to the dome from here is worth the trip. You... More 

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From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile in the world, the financial district known simply as “The City” is one of London's most historic and fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually every era in between, including Christopher Wren's glorious St.Paul's Cathedral, and John Soane's dauntingly classicist Bank of England. This neighbourhood is also home to some of the finest restaurants and plushest hotels in Europe, in addition to an assortment of of watering holes, upscale shops, and Tube stations. During the week, the City is abuzz with white collar workers going about their business; the weekend sees this area turn into a quiet haven for sightseers.
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