St. Paul's Cathedral
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Monday
08:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 16:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:30
Thursday
08:30 - 16:30
Friday
08:30 - 16:30
Saturday
08:30 - 16:30
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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 Christian community with several daily services at which all are welcome. St Paul’s also welcomes visitors with access to five levels of the Cathedral including the Whispering Gallery with its unique acoustics and the Stone and Golden Galleries atop the Dome offering breathtaking panoramic views over London. Multimedia guides in eight languages for adults and children are included with sightseeing admission as well as free guided tours to join upon arrival.
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from €20.95
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Neighbourhood: City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile in the world, the financial district known simply as “The City” is one of London's most historic and fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually every era in between, including Christopher Wren's glorious St.Paul's Cathedral, and John Soane's dauntingly classicist Bank of England. This neighbourhood is also home to some of the finest restaurants and plushest hotels in Europe, in addition to an assortment of of watering holes, upscale shops, and Tube stations. During the week, the City is abuzz with white collar workers going about their business; the weekend sees this area turn into a quiet haven for sightseers.
How to get there
  • St. Paul's • 3 min walk
  • Blackfriars • 5 min walk
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Deanoboy84
Lincoln, UK348 contributions
You can spend hours here just wondering around, taking in all the different sites and view. The cathedral is stunning with so much history. The roof top tours are out of this world. Be prepared for a lengthy walk sometimes through some tight staircases but it’s well worth it. One not to be missed! Don’t bother with the audio headsets, we had to change ours a couple of times due to low battery and we didn’t really need them.
Written 27 November 2022
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Rachel C
7 contributions
Nov 2022 • Couples
Highly recommended a visit to St Paul. The cathedral itself is magnificent and a wonderful experience to see. We walked up the 500 plus steps to the domes at the top with absolutely amazing views right across London. Be warned though it was a challenge climbing the steps - I’m 51 and medium fit and found it fairly hard work but was worth it at the top and you can take your time making the climb. Took about 2 hours going around but could spend longer just sitting in the main cathedral just taking it all in. We also used the headphones that tells you all about the cathedral which was excellent as well. Highly recommend - we used our Tesco voucher but you could not pre book with the voucher only show at entry but no queue getting in on a Friday - just a note for anyone else using Tesco voucher we only exchanged enough to pay online and had to pay a little extra on the door ( £3 each.)
Written 25 November 2022
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rab7772017
Reading, UK182 contributions
We went as a family of 4, spent the afternoon here. We used the audio guide which had a lot of options to understand more. We climbed to the top which had amazing views. Highly recommended.
Written 21 November 2022
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catkid3
36 contributions
Nov 2022
St Paul's Cathedral is a fascinating and gorgeous church that you should definitely explore if you're in London. We were present while Communion was being conducted and it was definitely a privilege to be present. Audio tours are free and were extremely in-depth; we could've easily spent 3-4 hours if we had had time to listen to everything. Be aware though that if you go downstairs to the toilet, you must have your ticket ready for re-entry.
Written 21 November 2022
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Huzefa L
Thane, India132 contributions
Oct 2022 • Family
Built in the 17th century, the St. Paul's Cathedral is a magnificent piece of architecture. Attending evening service in the Quire area was a soothing experience and highly recommended if you are planning to visit.

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Written 16 November 2022
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Jan M
Eastbourne, UK92 contributions
Feb 2022
Used the London Pass great way to see all the attractions at a fraction of the cost, highly recommend buying one of these if you wish to see lots of places
Written 14 November 2022
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LostALot22
Chicago, IL10,936 contributions
Nov 2022 • Business
This is a huge and beautiful old cathedral. It’s visible in many places long the river. It looks very cool with the lights on it at night.
Written 13 November 2022
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gerbilsontour
London, UK338 contributions
Oct 2022
Have visited several times - its an amazing building - stunning architecture and so much history. This time i climbed to the very top of the golden gallery - with a mask on! 528 steps so good to have a stop part way, but worth it.

if you ask on entry your day ticket can be given as an annual pass for the same price.
Written 9 November 2022
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Kathy V
36 contributions
Oct 2022
Amazing. So much history here. So much to see. So beautiful. The tour, including listening device, was fantastic. Elaborately decorated. Lots of tombs. Very informative. Highly recommend.
Written 5 November 2022
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Jennifer Mustoe
21 contributions
Oct 2022
I gave this review 4 stars out of 5 because I only saw the outside of this magnificent cathedral. The price they were charging seemed a bit steep, so we didn't go inside. The grounds around the cathedral and peaceful and calm, and since we went the day the new Prime Minister started, we were glad to be away from the very center of London. Outside of the Cathedral's grounds are some fun statues so be sure to check those out.
Written 4 November 2022
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  • Mon - Tue 08:30 - 16:30
  • Wed - Wed 10:00 - 16:30
  • Thu - Sat 08:30 - 16:30
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