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St Botolph's Aldgate: Tours & Tickets

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A Church of England parish church sitting at the threshold of the City and the East End. A Questioning Faith. A Radical Hope. An Inclusive Love. You are welcome here.
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Aldgate High Street, London EC3N 1AB, England
Whitechapel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I attended a Sunday service while on business travel and thoroughly enjoyed the intimacy of the church and congregation, which welcome all.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kate M
Reviewed 11 October 2019 via mobile

There has been a church here since at least 1115 when there is a record of a priory on this site. Although a medieval church rebuilt in the sixteenth century then renovated in 1621 survived the Great Fire of 1666, the present church dates from...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 8 August 2019

This historic church was originally on a main road just outside London's city walls and was dedicated to St Botolph as he was the patron saint of travelers Like most London churches, the present building was built after the Great Fire, was damaged during the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ViaBen
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Wonderful history dating back 1000 years. Well worth a visit. There are people there that can answer any questions on the church. Stained glass behind the alter is amazing! Oldest Organ in the City! Recommended.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Unusually for a City church this place is galleried with some exquisite stained glass above the altar. There is also some lovely plasterwork in evidence.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

St. Botolph's is one of 4 churches dedicated to that Saint ( Beowulf ) that stand at gates to the City of London. This is because St. Botolph was regarded as the patron saint of traveller's prior to Saint Christopher. The area around the church...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

While walking past noted the steaple & decided to have a closer look unfortunately the church was no open, from the outside I could see the stain glass windows will try & get back when it's open.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Happened to be passing. Beautiful church Wonderful architecture which is uplifting for the soul even if you're not spiritual Beautiful stained glass. Felt such a happy place so unlike the intimidating gothic churches

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

This is a beautiful church on the edge of the City of London. The neighbourhood has a very interesting history which is explained in detail at the entrance to the church and just inside as well. Designed in the 1740s by George Dance it is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

This church is in one corner of the Postman Park. They conduct lunch time talks from the Bible. The church building is nearly one thousand years old. Important thing is that message of Jesus Christ death and resurrection is proclaimed here.

Date of experience: September 2016
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