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St. Paul's Cathedral

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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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 Sir Winston Churchill's state funeral and the Royal Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. A busy working...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD, England
City of London
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St Paul’s is remarkable, the architecture, but the view of the city from the top, the actual top, the outside is to die for. Really you could die from up there, making the hike up the stairs, through the hallways , more stairs, did i...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank PaulJamesR2
Reviewed yesterday

If you are ever in London and you appreciate history, visit St.Paul's and West Minister. You can't go wrong with either church. The decor and architect has to be seen in person. St. Paul's backdrop has been used in countless movies. I would allow yourself...More

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank Ron A
Reviewed yesterday

You need to see this. Very beautiful. You have to go to the top of the dome. Well worth every step, and there are lots of them. Fantastic views from the top and within.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you like old churches this is a must see. Very pretty on the inside lots of gold but not all that big. It’s nice to sit in the church listen to the audio guide and look all around. So much art work on the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed yesterday

Right next to St Paul's Cathedral tube/metro station. The cathedral timings 8.30am to 4pm need to be taken into consideration. However if you miss the cut off, everyone is allowed in after 4.15p for the 5pm service. however going up the tower for the view...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Santy123
Reviewed 2 days ago

The masterpiece of Sir Christopher Wren, who is buried rather modestly in the crypt, was started in 1675. It is next to St Paul's tube station (not surprisingly) and costs £20 to enter, which includes an audio guide (which you have to return to the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Roland D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The weather was lovely to show off this sublime exterior. Sadly I was unable to visit inside as the cost of £80 was rather steep fir the four of us. My own Cathedral City is free.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 429Happy
Reviewed 3 days ago

World renowned cathedral, London icon and tourist attraction. Me and my friend went on the two for one offer, we paid £20.00 for the two of us to go in. Very holy and spiritual place, I was mesmerised and stunned by building. Beautiful monuments and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank sultanmhussain
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I live how clearly you can see this building from so many vantage points . There are 12 places through London where builders and developers are not allowed to obstruct views if St. Paul’s , sometimes resulting in some quirky designed buildings ! Beautiful and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank lkamphuis
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful cathedral. Well informed and friendly guides. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience - even the stairs up to the golden gallery!

Date of experience: September 2019
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traveldaze4-2
August 23, 2019|
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Response from StPaulsLondon | Property representative |
Dear traveldaze4-2, When you book direct with us on our own website you do not need to print anything out and can show your confirmation / e-tickets on a mobile device if you prefer. When you book through one of our sales... More
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Marie B
August 6, 2019|
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When we entered the Cathedral we were enchanted by its beauty. They furnished a recorded tour and we sat in chairs in the middle of the Cathedral and simply listened. We wandered around after that and finally found our... More
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Todd H
July 6, 2019|
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Response from Boomerfoodie54 | Reviewed this property |
We did not go inside. If you are paying to see the interior, then plan to be there early versus late. It is expensive. Expect them to boot you out as soon as the clock strikes 4:30.
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