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Don't miss Westminster Abbey well worth the cost to see this fantastic church a true step back in time. Take a guided tour payable in the Abbey, given by a member of the church... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Steep entry price - they are running "private" tours twice daily for add. £5 - worth it because the free audio tour is pretty bad. Too many people...

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Don't miss Westminster Abbey well worth the cost to see this fantastic church a true step back in time. Take a guided tour payable in the Abbey, given by a member of the church. We also went to Evensong (free) and listened to the choir truly a wonderful experience.

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CUMBRIA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

The tour was wonderful and informative enjoyed it very much then topped it off with afternoon tea fantastic what can I say it felt really special as was the place and tea

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

yes Westminster is great, you have all the major attractions, in one place, Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, and the London eye, the bridge is very busy always, with tourist, it has the London eye, and if you need to cool down is on the water, so the river Thames is amazing in the sunshine,London at its best

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Ionia, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

This is our second visit to Westminster. Attended a service here in 2011. This time we were not allowed inside, but the outside is impressive enough to see. Also a very nice gift shop.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We walked in whitehall from trafalgar squre to big ben passing downing street seeing all the historical buildings on the way including the house of parlament and of course big ben. The area were full of tourist and visitors admiring the attractions. It is must visit.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We walked the area on a Sunday afternoon and I was very impressed. The whole area is very interesting.

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Abu Dhabi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Everything about Westminster Abbey is fantastic. It's an old historical site that is so beautifully preserved. It's incredible. I loved it. I went with hubby and friends and we had a most wonderful time looking in detail at all the tombs of so many famous and well loved people whose names survive the annals of history.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Visited the Houses of Parliament to attend a meeting 2013. Upon entering the great hall I was blown away by the size, grandeur and sense of pageantry. Almost felt transported back in time and couldn't help but imagine the scenes of times gone by. Sadly didn't have time to sight see - but note to self that I will find... More 

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Blanes, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

You walk through its streets and you know that this is the place where history has been made. There's a sense of importance in every building that lies there. It's simply magical, and even more so if you enjoy your history and your politics.

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If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square, and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just up the road as well. As captivating as the architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are highlights of the area too. St James's Park (arguably London's loveliest), the expansive Green Park, and pedestrian friendly tree lined paths along the river showcase the exquisite manicure provided by English gardeners. Just beyond the landmarks and the gorgeous outdoor spaces, quiet residential squares and age old local pubs offer a more subdued take on this global seat of power in the heart of London.
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