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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Gresham Street, London EC2 7HH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Since 1411 this building has been the centre of the City of London's government. Built on the site of the roman amphitheatre it is of major historical interest and frequently is not on the tourist trail. Free admission in London is also a huge bonus...More

Date of experience: November 2019
1  Thank SteveJ2091
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'd never been here before, but was pointed in this direction to see the Lord Mayor's Carriage. A beautiful old building with free entry. Very grand. Very enjoyable. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed October 9, 2019

We went to the Great Hall at the Guildhall today. You take a chance as there could be a function on and then you can't get in, but we were lucky. It's free! The Great Hall is splendid - spectacular in its size and grandeur...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank CheekyLondon
Reviewed August 9, 2019

Histoic building, which is characterized by unusual architecture.. The place is worth a visit for those who are interested in architecture or work in the real estate business.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank T0urist7
Reviewed August 3, 2019

Great place to visit while in London! Historically important, it is free to visit, and not very busy. There's a great art gallery to view, and further exhibitions that cost a small price to visit. Would recommend visiting!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank RiiiShaaa
Reviewed July 24, 2019

We are very lucky to have visited the Guildhall twice now, both times with an invite to dine in the Great Hall. It is a fantastic building and well worth popping in when in the City of London.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 12, 2019

A great free day out. This weds 17th July 2019 10:00 to 12:30 The ceremony dates back over 500 years with vehicles ranging from handcarts, horse and carts, steam engines, steam powered vehicles, Military vehicles, multicycles, historic and vintage vehicles, specialist vehicles new and old,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Free-event
Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

An historic building set in the City of London being the offices of the City. Great as there is very fewtourists and you cam take in the peace of the square in front. Modern extension very tasteful. Could do with a few more seats in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank PHE22
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Guildhall is only 10 minutes walk from the St.Paul Cathedral but for some strange reason tourists do not go there, which is actually a good thing. The building dates back to 1440, it survived several restorations and looks absolutely gorgeous now both inside and outside....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed June 19, 2019 via mobile

This small square and its surrounding buildings are the centre of power for the Square Mile as the home of the Corporation of the City of London. It’s a mix of ancient and modern architecture. As well as the Corporation’s offices, it’s the location for...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Nancy G
April 26, 2019|
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Response from willowandglass | Reviewed this property |
The ampitheatre is included as part of the Guildhall Art Gallery, which is free entry and adjacent to Guildhall itself (on its right as you face it). No need to book, all you need to do is go through airport-style security... More
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December 6, 2018|
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Response from willowandglass | Reviewed this property |
If you go through the modern building on the left, they will just let you in and see the Great Hall (which is really the main part). You just have to go through the airport-style security.
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Can u hire for a wedding ceremony
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