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Review of Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey
Ranked #11 of 1,892 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

Westminster Abbey is one of London's most famous landmarks and definitely something you don't want to miss. You can buy audio guides which make the experience a lot more interesting and informative. The abbey is spectacular inside and out and filled with history. I wouldn't really recommend for families with young children who might miss the greater significance, but still a great and affordable place to visit!

1  Thank Marisol F
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Reviewed May 20, 2015

The history that has occurred here should be reason enough to visits. It's not just where the Royal Wedding happened, it's where Isaac Newton is buried and where the Tomb of the unknown soldier is located. There's no way you can come to London and not visit here.

2  Thank jmb222
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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.

2  Thank RJMcLeod
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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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