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Westminster Cathedral

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“byzantine style”(26 reviews)
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Admission to the Cathedral is free but donations are gratefully received Tower Lift - £6 adult; £3 concession; £14 family ticket (2 adult and 2 children) If you enter the Cathedral at a quiet moment in the day, don’t imagine that it is always like...more
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42 Francis Street, London SW1P 1QW, England
+44 20 7798 9055
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All reviews side chapels byzantine style bell tower mother church beautiful mosaics victoria station eric gill attend mass sunday mass spiritual place red brick viewing tower worth a visit awe inspiring gift shop amazing building london eye
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was very surprised by how beautiful the interior of this Cathedral was I love the neo Byzantine style and it did remind me of the St Mark's Venice in certain aspects, but it also has a feel of Englishness to it especially the lighting...More

Thank A h
Reviewed 5 days ago

This Cathedral makes a dark first impression, but the side chapels bring a lot of light in. We just happened upon a baptism service in one of the chapels; the priest was very down to earth during this ceremony. We had tea in the café...More

Thank simivalley1699
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Off the bustling streets a great place for reflection and prayer close to Victoria station. Eric Gill’s justly lauded “Stations of the Cross” are must see.

Thank Iain B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As with lots of London am only just discovering, brilliant amazing places. The choral singing is incredible, amazing rooms & chapels Am in love. Incredible services. Just need some women priests, be great.

Thank Voyage775119
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This 100 year old cathedral is yet unfinished and this does render the nave dark. It takes more than a hundred years to build a history but this place does get the spiritual aspect right from the start. No charge to enter and with a...More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Westminster Cathedral is a formidable building that houses within it a great deal of historical facts and artefacts.

Thank ROBINONorwich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a unique find among european cathedrals. We stumbled upon it while searching for a Saturday vigil mass and was pleasantly surprised. It was built in the late 1800s and instead of lavishly decorating all at once, they are doing it gradually as funds...More

Thank Shannon W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this visit, such history and majesty. Just allow time to get in, explore and plan ahead ! The precinct around is great, very easy public transport and food options around. Ah what a cool place !! Epic.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Step into another world; one of peace and serenity. Look high and low and marvel at the beauty surrounding you. If you plan in advance, you can even attend Mass.

Thank bklyn56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive cathedral close to Victoria Station. Large and clean with quiet areas for prayer and reflexion. We arrived too late for Sunday mass but were welcomed by staff. We did not go up into the tower, but intend to next time.

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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
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Michael P
October 13, 2018|
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Response from Museuman | Reviewed this property |
Unquestionably the Cathedral is free (except for the tower) and the Abbey is very expensive, which does not deter lengthy queues at the latter. The Abbey does do free Anglican services however.
August 30, 2018|
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Response from branka011 | Reviewed this property |
There are no fees to attend the Mass, admission free in Cathedral but donation is welcome.
August 8, 2018|
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Response from Auntie173 | Reviewed this property |
My best advice is just google Westminster Cathedral and you will see all the times for Mass. Weekdays differ from Weekends. And also it could depend on when you are traveling.