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This is a very friendly church located in the City of London and on a number of bus routes. Officially it the the church of the Royal Air Force and you will surely recognise the statues on the exterior! Plenty of memrobillia inside as well....More
I didn't realise this was the church of the RAF, until entering and finding an incredibly moving and interesting interior. Almost 900 squadron and unit badges made of Welsh slate are set into the floor, as is a memorial to Polish squadrons who flew with...More
This church is not very far from the tourism of London, and yet when I walked in I was completely alone for most of my visit. The people working inside were extremely welcoming, and taking some time in this church is so worth it. As...More
A wonderfull chuch filled with memorabilia from past and present members of the airforce.The inside was rebuilt after being bombed during the war and is a beautiful peacefull place in the centre of London.There are guides to help you understand what it all means and...More
What an amazing interior for a church that was bombed and destroyed during WW2. Doesn't look any different to hundreds of other churches in London from the outside, but within it's more like a C17th Baroque style, tastefully done. The first thing that hits you...More
As noted by others, this church as a great history and is dedicated to the RAF. These are the sights worth seeing and that you'll remember long after you can't remember which painting was at what museum. It's a short visit, but worth stopping to...More
This Christopher Wren church, destroyed during the Blitz, was adopted by the Royal Air Force and is used to commemorate their aviators who died in battle. There is also a wonderful floor mosaic honoring the many Polish airmen who served under the RAF during WWII....More
This church opposite the Royal Courts of Justice in the Strand is dedicated to the RAF, which gives it a uniquely emotional atmosphere with so many reminders of the sacrifices made by air crew and their support staff, as well as the RAF's triumphs. It...More
Unfortunately there was a service going on when I visited. From the outside, it looks like a cute little church with statues of 2 important WW2 Royal Air Force Figures. Namely Arthur Harris and Hugh Dowding.
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is not just considered the heart of this bustling London hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most popular cultural attractions including the National Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
these major sites are quiet lanes and antiquated pubs to discover, as well as riverside vistas to enjoy on the embankment. With a calendar full of celebratory events, any time of year is a fine time to visit.