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“Abbey”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey
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$26.05*
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Westminster Abbey Entrance Ticket Including Audio Guide
Ranked #16 of 1,591 things to do in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Westminster Abbey was initially built by Henry III in 1245 and it is one of the most important Gothic buildings of England. At first home of Benedictine monks, the coronation church since 1066 and the final resting place of 17 monarchs. It contains a treasury full of paintings, stained glass, pavements, textiles, various other artifacts and books plus the most significant collection of monumental sculptures of the UK..
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“Abbey”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2014

So, so beautiful , a must to do and so much more than we expected. It has so much history you could spend all day there.

Visited August 2014
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“Impressive cathedral”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2014

I think this is the most impressive building in London...it's so old and wonderfully designed. Also, the atmosphere is unique and the audioguide is doing the job! Worth a visit! Advice: buy a LondonPass and avoid the HUGE queue!

Visited August 2014
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“Serious detail here”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2014

This is one you cant miss. The detail of construction here is unbelievable, not to mention the amount of history here. It costs 18 pounds to get in, not cheap, but you have to do it once. Enjoy.

Visited July 2014
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Montreal, Canada
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“The history sucks you in!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2014

It's a very busy attraction, and you will have decent queues, and you can't take pictures, but there is so much history within the Minster's walls that it should be most travelers' lists. The audio tour greatly helps in appreciating what you're seeing.

Even if you're not someone who usually visits churches, it's not just the architecture here that deserves a visit, but the thousand years of royal history.

Visited July 2014
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“A great experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2014

We enjoyed visiting the Abbey and really liked the audio guide. Such an amazing piece of history and so many things to see and discover, that it may take you more that 2h to visit. Do take the time, if you have it. It might be a bit crowded, but it is to be expected (we went there in August).

Visited August 2014
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