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St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8 United Kingdom
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    Wren masterpiece so it is interesting architecture. (He is buried there. ) Beautiful cathedral for services. Also a challenge to climb stairs to the dome. Wears kids out while bonding with a lifetime memory with even more fatigued parent. Can save souvenir pin proof of ascent.

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    the iconic St. Paul's Cathedral, how stately, how grand. For some strange reason though, I was more intrigued by the visit to the crypt then to the cathedral floors. Perhaps I felt that I have seen enough of it when watching Lady Diana married Prince Charles. Nevertheless, St. Paul's worth the visit, if only just to marvel at its grandeur from the outside.

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    A cahtedral dedicated to St. Parl has overlookedthe city since 604AD.It's a must-see when visiting London.

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    If you have limited time in London and has to choose to fit the schedulle, go to ST. Paul instead of London Eye, its simply breathtaking, up to 163 spirals steps to the Whispering Gallery, Golden gallery, the dome's highest point. If you have a head for heights, you will see a spectacular panorama of London

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    My favourite building in London and Sir Christopher Wren's masterpiece. Although they charge for admission, access is free for services. Try and catch Choral Evensong and admire the inside of the building whilst this is going on.

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    An architectural marvel and landmark of the London cityscape, Saint Paul's is gorgeous, and a must-see for the London visitor. Stunning inside and out, it's worth staying for a service if the timing is right. Be sure to visit the Tate Modern just across the river while you're here.

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    Imposing English Baroque Church designed by the famous English architect Sir Christopher Wren. It is one of many iconic buildings in London, and holds a special place historically in the city. It is also the seat of the Bishop of London. Many famous people like Winston Churchill and John Donne are buried here. It also has a massive organ, which has a spectacular wood casing. If you are lucky you'll be able to visit while the organ is playing, but if not still take a look at it.

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    A simply glorious cathedral - holy and sacred with wondrous architecture and decor. The Great Dome imitates the entrance to Heaven itself, laden with gold and intricate carvings of angels and saints. Plush red velvet, ornate columns and archways, and majestic monuments decorate the ground floor. The basement Crypt holds 200 tombs, including Winston Churchill's and Sir Christopher Wren's. Dizzying winding staircases climb to the Whispering Gallery, where the acoustics allow you to whisper to a friend across the massive spanse of dome and they'll hear you in the walls. Up again to the Stone Gallery for a peek at the sprawling urban craze of London, then up a final time on open metal steps through the "attic" of the cathedral to the Golden Gallery. Here, wind and sky meet to allow you a panoramic, 360 degree view of London - with plenty of photo ops and a chance to relax before the thigh-shaking descent back down.

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    Saint Paul's is one of the most famous churches in London and is the seat of Bishop of London. The massive dome is an infamous part of the London skyline.

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    Majestic! It was particularly interesting to see the Cathedral at this time in December 2011 because surrounding the building were tents housing people from the Occupy London movement. The Cathedral is one of the few places allowing Occupy people to set up camp and it was incredible to see the tent city formed around the side of the massive church regardless of the cold rainy London weather.

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    I stayed in the neighborhood of Saint Paul's Cathedral twice when I was in London and it's one of my favorite parts of the city. Saint Paul's was designed during the 17th Century by Sir Cristopher Wren and its his masterwork. Of course Westminster Abbey is the more important of the two churches in terms of cultural import.

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    One of London's iconic sights. My favorite view is walking across the river from the Tate as the Cathedral looms closer and closer from the very end of the bridge.

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    Walk over the Millennium Bridge to Sir Christopher Wren's masterpiece. Just 15 min walk from the flat.

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    Everyone likes to go into St Paul's to go up to the Whispering Gallery but if you don't like heights spending some relaxing time in the churchyard can be just as enjoyable.

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    Beautiful Cathedral.....stunning architecture, beautiful frescoes, the whispering dome is amazing and the crypts is brimming with history

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    Very beautiful church with the pews facing the aisle rather than the altar. I especially love the crypts!

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    Its not my favourite church in London. I didn't actually go inside because at the time of visiting it I was young and couldn't afford to go inside. That might change in the future as will my opinion of the building.

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    St. Paul's is renowned for Sir Christopher Wren's beautiful English Baroque style, not to mention that it's been home to celebrations for the Diamond Jubilee and Princess Diana's wedding. Needless to say as an art and architecture junkie, I loved this place. Some of the most unbelievable mosaics and a great view from the top!

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    impressive Cathedral. right across the river from Tate Modern. Wait for the "Carillons" (church musical Bells) it's magical!

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    I think it is the church with the most impressive dome outside of Italy, so unless you have just been in Rome, Florence or Mantova you will be surprised by its magnificence. The church is worth a visit anyway and take your time to climb all the steps to admire the dome from inside.

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St. Paul’s Cathedral is a massive Anglican cathedral in the heart of London that serves as the regional Bishops seat. The current building is the fifth of the same name at the site since the year AD 604 and was built by famed London architect Sir Christopher Wren in the seventeenth century. One of the most iconic and intimidating sites in London, the cathedral serves the public as a working church with regular services and events. Admission is GBP10 for adults; seniors GBP9; students GBP8.50; children (under 16) GBP3.50

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