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St. Paul's Cathedral

#27 of 1,515 things to do in London
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Address: London EC4M 8AD, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7236 4128
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08:30 - 16:30
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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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Great architecture

Cathedral is very impressive, wherever you look, you see something beautiful and quite interesting. Better to book the entrance online however as you can save £2 per person. In... read more

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cathedral is very impressive, wherever you look, you see something beautiful and quite interesting. Better to book the entrance online however as you can save £2 per person. In our visit of London, this was the only historical place we want to visit from the inside and it wasn't a disappointment. After climbing hundreds and hundreds of stairs, the view... More 

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woodstock, ga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Loved visiting this cathedral and taking the tour to the top and walking outside. Even though it was incredibly cold that day the views were amazing. No picture taking inside though! Just walking through the history and seeing the beauty of it was fabulous.

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Did not quite make it to the very top level s we didn't have quite enough time, but the views are spectacular. Fantastic to appreciate the beautiful decorating and to wander around the whispering gallery. Brilliant visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I spend the morning at St Paul's Cathedral as I have lived in London most of my life and I have never been before. The architecture is beautiful, the staff are very friendly and helpful and the audio guide is great. I did not feel prepared for the walk to the top and as I have a slight fear of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A place to visit even if you are not religious. Very interesting building to wander around and learn about the history of London. The vaults are full of famous British people that have been buried there. You must go to the whispering galleries and the dome at the top. Get an audio guide it helps you so much. Available in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful Cathedral and a great tour. Lots to see and its a pretty strenuous hike up the stairs for those that may not be up to it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The architecture of this cathedral is simply stunning..with the iconic tall columns outside to the majestic dome on top! A must see!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This a lovely building. Go when they have a service as you can get in for free. You don't get the full tour but you do get to hear the amazing choir. It really takes you back in time. Acoustically amazing to hear them sing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Must see for anyone visiting London, as it is one of the main landmarks since the 17th century. The dome is incredible. There is a very good audio tour (complementary with admission). You'd best be in good shape to ascend to the very top of the dome, however. The first level in the dome provides wonderful views inside. The second... More 

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You will have to pay 18 pounds to enter the Cathedral; however, to know all the history behind of it is interesting. Plan to spend some hours on this visit.

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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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