Westminster Abbey

The Chapter Office 20 Deans Yard, London, SW1P 3PA Directions

   Open today 09:30 - 16:30

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One of Britain's finest Gothic buildings. Scene of the coronation, marriage and burial of British monarchs. Nave and cloisters, Royal Chapels and Undercroft Museum.


love it would go back

worth a visit if you are in th area deffinalty!
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Westminster Abbey is a treasure trove of history and art. During the week, you can spend large amounts of money getting tours, but we found the most enjoyable way to experience the Abbey was to attend a Sunday service. While not being religious ourselves, we were warmly welcomed to attend the Evensong service in early May 2008.

For that service we were seated right by the high altar (where the coronations take place) and got to see all of the architecture and historic statues while listening to lovely choral music. The service lasted about 45 minutes and did not make us uncomfortable with serious religious dogma. Best of all, it was free! (You may make a donation as they pass a collection pouch at the end of the service.)

While you can't walk around the Abbey before and after the service to see all of the areas, we found the sights available to us were plenty and the chance to be so close to the high altar made this a very memorable experience.
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