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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 1925 Reviews

See top London attractions at your own pace on a comprehensive hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour! With three family-friendly tour routes and three transport link ...  Read more

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

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London Pass

4 star rating: Recommended 643 Reviews

Discover the joy of sightseeing with the London Pass, and enjoy free entry to 60 of its world-class sites like Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London. Save ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: Flexible

From USD $81.69

London in One Day Sightseeing Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 636 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 $131.40
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Private Tour: London City Highlights

Enjoy a day in London with a private guide and a driver, and see the sights that interest you the most! The full-day private experience offers a flexible ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $157.87

Royal London Sightseeing Tour with Changing of the Guard Ceremony

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 92 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 $57.36

London Day Trip from Paris by Eurostar

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 218 Reviews

Hop on the Eurostar in Paris for an easy day trip to London! After a high-speed train journey of 2 hours and 15 minutes, you’ll have the rest of the day to see ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 16 hours (approx.)

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London Royal Parks Bike Tour including Hyde Park

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 84 Reviews

Take the London Royal Parks Bike Tour and visit London's royal palaces, beautiful park's and the city's most spectacular landmarks by bicycle! This half-day ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

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

4 star rating: Recommended 3 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 30 minutes (approx.)

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Wartime London Tour: Westminster and the West End

4.5 star rating: Recommended 17 Reviews

Traveling in a period vehicle from the 1930s or 40s, go back in time to London’s days of war on this two-hour professionally guided World War II tour. Visit ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: Varies

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Private Tour: London Walking Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 8 Reviews

Your tour starts from Westminster Abbey, perhaps the most beautiful early Gothic building in Great Britain and still used for daily worship and royal ...  Read more

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

From USD $117.00

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