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St. Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD, England
+44 20 7236 4128
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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 state funeral and the Royal Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. A busy working Christian community with several daily services at which all are welcome. St Paul’s also welcomes visitors with access to five levels of the Cathedral and multimedia guides, guided tours and the award-winning 'Oculus' film experience included.
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St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD, England
City of London
+44 20 7236 4128
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Reviewed 2 days ago

St. Paul's Cathedral is synonymous with London and it's colourful history. Designed by Sir Christopher Wren in the late 17th century, the Cathedral is one of London's most iconic buildings. Having survived the Blitz (WWII) miraculously, it is one of my favourite places to go...More

Thank Frank_Says1
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you wanna visit the church, either you pay and have the tour, or attend the mass for free. I went there half an hour before the mass so that I could have a tour visit before attending the mass. I had a bag to...More

1  Thank DrewMeister1992
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We bought tickets for the annual Breast Cancer Care Christmas Candlelight Carol event, what better way to spend the evening in such a beautiful building listening to their wonderful choir. The music and voices were wonderful but the volume of the speakers was poor and...More

Thank M8697NIpatriciaw
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was in London for a meeting and had 15 minutes to kill! As I was in the vicinity of St Paul’s so thought I’d stop by for a look! This is a magnificent iconic building, but (and you knew the but was coming) I...More

Thank Nick and Angel S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though we've seen it many times on TV, we were awe struck by it's magnificence. it is so beautiful and the guide was excellent, very knowledgeable answering every Q asked.

2  Thank Kathneats
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply stunning and beautiful! Must visit if you haven’t already! Would definitely recommend tourists to visit and on their list of places to visit. Very clean and detailed. Also available for hire in the basement.

Thank Nikki P
Reviewed 1 week ago

There’s something to do for most people at St Paul’s. We spent a couple of hours which allowed us to spend some time in the main church before walking up to the whispering gallery and then a quick tour of the crypt with its famous...More

Thank Sheffview
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm happy to say the cathedral is stunning the staff are always friendly and happy to help we had tea n cakes in the shop which is not a RIP off we loved the whispering gallery and so much history to see

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 1 week ago

the beauty of the building, the story and the rich history was amazing. the splendour inside and the easy way to find your way was excellent

1  Thank Philip M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As with most churches in London, the History and Beauty are breathtaking! St Paul's does not disappoint , the gorgeous dome and galleries are beautiful. I was impressed by the tribute to the US soldiers behind the altar. The whispering gallery was closed but still...More

1  Thank ZippyF1
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“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
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Emma h
12 December 2017|
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Response from StPaulsLondon | Property representative |
Dear Emma h We open doors an hour before the service starts and there will usually be a queue formed at the point so the recommendation would be to be in the queue at least by then. Clearly it's impossible to give you a... More
6 October 2017|
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Response from Carolina B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Same comment. I suggest to be at least 1 hour in advance. Enjoy
veeta v
4 September 2017|
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Response from StPaulsLondon | Property representative |
Dear veeta v, So long as a card can be recognised by our staff as being a valid (i.e. not expired) photo ID issued by an educational organisation (i.e. your university) then that would suffice. We don't only offer a... More