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Westminster Abbey: Tours & Tickets

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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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Reviewed today via mobile

I love the place. There is a history all around. It was crowded, but still quiet. Lot of famous people burried there.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

The "diverse ceremonial roles performed" in the church include coronations (all Monarchs were invested over the past 954 years), burials [including 16 "Monarchs" and 3,000+ "notables"]. It is huge, with imposing and very detailed architectural features, and located near the Thames River. There are tow...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

I have visited several times. It was before Prince William and Kate wedding and after the wedding. I had a ticket beforehand but could not get into it because of sudden ceremony. I have very lucky to get refund the ticket. Please check sometime before...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank maymay1215
Reviewed yesterday

Spend the extra 5 pounds and see the newly opened exhibit in the top of the cathedral. Take your time in the main areas-there are so many incredible carvings and wooden figures. No photography is allowed, so you will really be in the moment.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank transplanted2016
Reviewed yesterday

The verger tour is worth the 7 pounds, helps to explain some of what you are exposed to. Get there early. They give you a audio guide with your admission. Find Hawking's burial location.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank David O
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the Abby you need few hours. You can take a tour with a guide or take a free headset. Many important people from history buried here and such history. There is no photos allowed!

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank ddrole
Reviewed 2 days ago

We attended the Evensong choir service at Westminster Abbey & loved every minute! We sat and absorbed the voices, the acoustics, the stained glass, & the surrounding beauty of the architecture.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank vondab47
Reviewed 2 days ago

So much to see here, the history is awe inspiring and gives you an idea of how old this place really is. Walking around seeing everything was just so much fun

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank houtex1973
Reviewed 2 days ago

Been to London so many times and never can be so impressed to Westminster Abbey, truly amazing, just very sad this time idiots protesting and blocking off roads so difficult to get to see.

Date of experience: October 2019
2  Thank 18DavidJ18
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Interesting tour of one of Britain's historic symbols of religion, patriotism and monarchy. Beautiful church and chapels, a lot of interesting structures and rich history. Many monarchs were burried there - including Elizabeth I and Mary of Queen of Scots. Can be done in about...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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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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8 September 2019|
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Response from Westminster-Abbey | Property representative |
You do not need to reserve a time slot with a London Pass. Simpy check our opening times for the day you wish to visit (full details on the Visit Us section of our website) and turn up at our North Green visitor entrance... More
25 August 2019|
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Response from Westminster-Abbey | Property representative |
Hi Our opening times for tourist visiting are: mon-fri - 0930-1530 wed - 1630-1800 sat - 0900-1530 (may-aug) sat - 0900-1300 (sep-apr) We are open on Sundays for prayer and worship only - all are welcome. Best... More
19 August 2019|
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Response from Westminster-Abbey | Property representative |
Hi The Cellarium has a cafe style option downstairs and bookable tables for lunch upstairs on the terrace. The 'Food and Drink' section on the 'Visit Us' page of our website shows you all you need to know and provides an... More