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Westminster Abbey

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Westminster Abbey Entrance Ticket Including Audio Guide
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Westminster Abbey Entrance Ticket Including Audio Guide
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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...more
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20 Dean's Yard | Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3PA, England
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This is my third visit to Westminster Abbey and certainly wouldn't be my last. I was there a day after Stephen Hawking's body was interred there, and as I was in London on business at the time, I had to pay my respects to him....More

Thank Janice T
Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful English Gothic architecture with the final resting places of many prominent citizens. The informative audio tour is included with admission.

1  Thank Renato M
Reviewed yesterday

Crowds can get quite large and it closes early on some days. We got there early and had plenty of time to roam about before it started getting too crowded

1  Thank Regomatic
Reviewed yesterday

We scheduled our trip there and I made sure to check closures and I even Emailed the staff and was told the day we scheduled they were open. Got there at 11am and they were closing in an hour! Sad!

Thank Sarah Jean K
Reviewed yesterday

We started our visit waiting for our guide near the new David Hockney stained glass window. Beautiful. The guide showed us through the massive church, showing us important royal graves and memorials. I was thrilled to see the new memorial to Stephen Hawking. The new...More

1  Thank mahi817
Reviewed yesterday

OK, you will want to see the Houses of Parliament from the outside at least. So you will be by the Abbey. Do not walk past. A history lesson in its own right. An architectural masterpiece. Use your phone to educate yourself.

Thank jtwoodfield
Reviewed yesterday

We were able to attend the Evensong. Beautiful music by the Choir of Westminster Abbey. Photographs were not allowed.Daily prayer has been offered in this church for over a thousand years. We were not able to attend a guided tour that day, as there were...More

1  Thank simivalley1699
Reviewed yesterday

There can be large line ups. Bottle neck is not the size of the building but often only one ticket seller !!

1  Thank Tremblant110
Reviewed yesterday

I had 3 day in London and wanted to see this place. Walking through this historic place was a great experience. Afterwards I enjoyed afternoon tea shop which was also very good

Thank leonard696
Reviewed yesterday

We were asked to please remain in the church if we entered since there was a service in progress. We stayed with pleasure, it was beautiful and an honor to be blessed in this institution.

1  Thank Vanessa B
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Westminster
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
...More
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Snickers58
September 24, 2018|
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Response from Westminster-Abbey | Property representative |
Hi You do not need to pre-book entrance with a London Pass - simply check our opening times and arrive before closing (during busy periods it's best to arrive at least 45 minutes before our published closure time). Your... More
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Tara P
September 16, 2018|
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Response from Katarina S | Reviewed this property |
Purchased ahead, were able to stand in shorter line which was very good since there were a lot of visitors that day!
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Shirley A
August 22, 2018|
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Response from patpatrick96 | Reviewed this property |
We booked a bus tour that hit lots of tourist spots. They also get special "cut the line" privileges. We felt so special & didn't waste any time or leg fatigue standing in any lines. Well worth it!
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