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“Very special”
Review of Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey
Ranked #11 of 1,912 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..
Reviewed May 20, 2015

I make a point to visit Westminster Abbey each time I get to London. There's just a special feeling there. More than a religious experience, it's just one of the great witnesses in the history of a greatnation.

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Reviewed May 20, 2015

It is a very beautiful cathderal. A masterpiece of Gothic architecture.It has its influence on other cathderals made in Europe.They majestic site is really inviting.The inclusion of Dr Martin Luthar King adds to progressive attitude of church.liked it very much.pleas find the timings before going .they stop entry in late afternoon.One can spe. Sometime on lawn outside if there is sun.

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Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

This is definitely an attraction you should find some time to visit. A mobil audioplayer to get all the information you need, then you are set for a good time, and lots of information.

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Reviewed May 20, 2015

We visited the Westminster Abbey last Sunday afternoon and visited the Dean's Courtyard, College Garden and Cloisters. It was peaceful, inspiring, and charming. We managed to take some beautiful pictures to help bring back memory. See photos uploaded.

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Reviewed May 20, 2015

You are about to enter this magnificent great building - the traditional place of coronation and burial site for English and, later, British monarchs and there have been at least 16 royal weddings at the abbey. This is an amazing place that everyone should see. At least once in their life.

When I walked around and understood that under my feets it was written Charles Darwin I stood still for a very long time. This is somerhing very special.

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