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Westminster Cathedral, London

4.6
Admire classic 19th-century Neo-Byzantine architecture at Westminster Cathedral. Located in the heart of London, the cathedral holds the title for the oldest Catholic church in England and Wales. Wander through the main sanctuary and surrounding chapels to enjoy ornate mosaics and marble furnishings free of charge. For a small fee, you can climb the cathedral’s high tower for sprawling views of the city. Visit during a service for awe-inspiring organ music and choral performances. Plan to visit Westminster Cathedral during your London vacation using our convenient London day trip site.
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  • The angelic voices of the boys in the sung Mass/service is always a marvel. I was happy to listen to them again, and will be glad to do so again. Seems every 5pm service on weekdays is sung.  more »
  • It reminded me a bit of Hagia Sofia in Istanbul, the side chapels are quite ornate and the building is a little unassuming from the outside but well worth a quiet visit.  more »
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  • Even though not religious, I find this a very calming and peaceful place to visit. I enjoyed so much I actually sat through a half hour Mass during my stay. Some beautiful ornate side chapels and impressive main Altar. Although free to visit, if you've enjoyed the experience, I think it's only fair to give a donation.
  • A fantastic building. The architecture is wonderful and obviously the spiritual reason behind the building brings joy and fulfillment to many. I, however always think that MONEY is the root to all evil. And this Church really does like you to give it money. It wants your money. No, it really wants your money, it lusts after your hard earned cash.

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