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St. Paul's Cathedral

Closed Now: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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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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St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD, England
City of London
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+44 20 7246 8350
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All reviews whispering gallery golden gallery christopher wren climb the stairs audio guide worth the climb entrance fee beautiful building well worth the effort awe inspiring millennium bridge take photos take your time london pass london eye architecture choir
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Reviewed today

One cannot imagine how this place was built back in the 1600s. The architecture is amazing. Wren's masterpiece. A little tough if you're not in great physical shape and want to take the steps up to the top of the Cathedral or even up a...More

Thank ghost3
Reviewed today

Summary: Select a day that isn't cloudy (I know what day isn't.) Lots of history and architecture in this church. Climb to the domes, get outside and look around. Sit in the dome and enjoy the view. Use the audio tour. St. Paul's Cathedral --...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful landmarks in the Uk. Loved it. However the staff are very abrupt and going to see the whispering gallery and golden gallery the staff were actually fast asleep!!! Not a great impression if you’re visiting for the first...More

Thank Nijsessions
Reviewed today

My wife and I visited St Paul's Cathedral for afternoon tea and Evensong with the Epsom College Choir and also a school choir from The Netherlands. The tea was run by Searcys, a well known Knightsbridge/Chelsea catering company and was excellent with most obliging staff....More

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Reviewed today

Was looking forward to visiting this and there were 8 of us in our party - so not cheap. Staff on the desk - rude - need to welcome the customers with a better attitude. The lift was not available to go up to the...More

Thank chiappi56
Reviewed yesterday

This is a beautiful church that still conducts services. So much details and history to view. Didn' go to the very top ,but did go to second floor to whispering room. A must see

1  Thank Lynnday
Reviewed yesterday

St Pauls, in and of itself, is a magnificent cathedral. You do have to pay to go inside but it is pretty breathtaking. Unfortunately photos are not allowed. Lots of tombs, statues, memorials, etc. to behold. The real attraction however is climbing the stairs/ladders all...More

1  Thank vanos954
Reviewed yesterday

A tour through the cathedral should be on your must-to-do list of activities in London. It is located right next to a bus station and the tunnel is also at a walking distance. Wear comfortable shoes because you may have to walk up the steps...More

1  Thank Poonam S
Reviewed yesterday

Visited on s slightly wet and windy day - small q for security then into pay for the visit. Free audio/visual guide in many languages provided with the ticket entry. guide books available to buy as well. we followed the audio guide and started on...More

Thank Neal L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On a rainy day in London- what do you do?? We chose to visit St Paul’s and were delighted we did. What a fabulous building with superb guides. All happy to help and point you in the right direction. We spent much longer than we...More

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urban u
August 21, 2018|
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Response from Nancy H | Reviewed this property |
We were with a tour so already had tickets! There was s long line for walk up tickets so I’d suggest going early in the day & not on a weekend.
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MOCKO_2
August 6, 2018|
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Response from ozman1 |
Yes but only on one side so the going down is rather difficult if your wanting a rail
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Neil P
July 31, 2018|
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Response from GregT_NZ | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe there are allocated times, aside from the opening hours. We turned up, and brought a ticket as a spur of the moment thing.
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