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  • Hours: Worship only on Sundays. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:30am- 4:30pm, Wednesday 9:30am - 7pm, and Saturday 9:30am - 2:30pm
  • Admission: Adults £15.00

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Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey has long been the worshiping place for kings and queens, and it has a long and rich history. Since 1066, Westminster Abbey been the coronation church - 38 kings and queens of England have been crowned here. Queen Elizabeth II was married here, Princess Diana's funeral was held here. And 17 monarchs are buried here. The abbey is full of art and monuments to soldiers, statesmen, artists and poets including Shakespeare and Charles Dickens.

Benedictine monks established the site as a monastery in 960 and the current majestic and beautiful Gothic abbey was built in 1245. The College Garden is around 1,000 years old, possible the oldest garden in England.

Practical Info

Westminster Abbey is close to the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. The nearest tube stations are St James's Park and Westminster. You can explore Westminster Abbey alone, with an audio guide, or on a verger-led tour. Evensong is held every day except Wednesday and the Abbey Choir sings 5pm weekdays, 3pm weekends.

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The Original London Sightseeing Tour: Hop-on Hop-off

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2283 Reviews

Discover top London attractions at your leisure on this flexible open dated hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour of London. With three family-friendly routes and ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

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London in One Day Sightseeing Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 723 Reviews

See London in one day on a full-day sightseeing tour of the city, led by an expert local guide. Hear the history of top London attractions like Westminster ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 8.5 - 9 hours

From USD $136.21

WWII Historical Walking Tour in London: Churchill War Rooms and Westminster

4.5 star rating: Recommended 59 Reviews

Discover Westminster’s Second World War sights with a knowledgeable guide and visit the fascinating Churchill War Rooms, an underground network of bunkers that ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $64.28

Royal London Sightseeing Tour with Changing of the Guard Ceremony

4 star rating: Recommended 123 Reviews

This Royal Tour of London takes in many of the royal highlights of London, including Westminster Abbey where Prince William and Kate Middleton, where married ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $52.03

Westminster Abbey- Entrance Ticket with Audio-Guide

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 6 Reviews

Westminster Abbey has been the traditional coronation site for English monarchs since William the Conqueror, and the burial place of kings, queens, statesman, ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: Flexible

From USD $30.61

Private Custom Tour: London Highlights

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Enjoy London at your own pace, in your own way. This full or half day tour is completely and entirely customisable, ensuring you get to see and do exactly what ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $114.78

Private Tour: Westminster Abbey and Banqueting House Walking Tour in London

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Delve into London’s royal history on this private 3.5-hour morning or afternoon tour. With your very own personal guide, tour Westminster Abbey, the Royal ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $140.17

London Walking Tour Including Fast-Track Westminster Abbey Visit and Changing of the Guard

Visit Westminster Abbey and get a front-row view of the Changing of the Guard on this 2.5-hour London walking tour. With a knowledgeable guide, get fast-track ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $99.48

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