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  • Address: London, England
  • 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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Westminster Abbey Entrance Ticket including Audio-Guide, London, null
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Westminster Abbey Entrance Ticket including Audio-Guide

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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 $26.39
Inside the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey Tour in London, London, Attraction Tickets
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Inside the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey Tour in London

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Get to grips with Britain’s royal and political history on this 4-hour tour of Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament. Step inside the famous Gothic ...  Read more

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

From USD $145.17
London Walking Tour Including Fast-Track Westminster Abbey Visit and Changing of the Guard, London, ... 
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London Walking Tour Including Fast-Track Westminster Abbey Visit and Changing of the Guard

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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 $85.78
Full-Day Tower of London and Westminster Abbey Tour with Optional Afternoon Tea or London Eye, ... 
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Full-Day Tower of London and Westminster Abbey Tour with Optional Afternoon Tea or London Eye

Explore London from a vintage red London bus - experience The Tower of London and Crown Jewels before the crowds, tour the inside of Westminster Abbey and then ...  Read more

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

From USD $170.24
Private Tour: Westminster Abbey and Banqueting House Walking Tour in London, London, Day Trips
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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 $148.54
London Combo: Westminster Abbey with Changing of the Guards, Buckingham Palace and Afternoon Tea, ... 
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London Combo: Westminster Abbey with Changing of the Guards, Buckingham Palace and Afternoon Tea

Experience London’s most iconic sights and best British traditions in this one-day summer tour. See Westminster Abbey and the Changing of the Guards – two ...  Read more

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

From USD $183.44
London Sightseeing Tour of Westminster Abbey, Changing of the Guard and the National Gallery, ... 
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London Sightseeing Tour of Westminster Abbey, Changing of the Guard and the National Gallery

Explore London for a day and acquaint yourself with some of its most iconic sights and traditions. Wander through the wonderful Westminster Abbey, watch the ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $106.90
Viator Exclusive: Small-Group London Sightseeing Tour Including Guided British Museum Visit, St ... 
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Viator Exclusive: Small-Group London Sightseeing Tour Including Guided British Museum Visit, St Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London

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Get the most out of London on this full-day tour, which hits the best of the English capital — you can't book this Viator Exclusive anywhere else. Visit St ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $71.26
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Private Custom Tour: London in a Day, London, Viator Exclusive Tours
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Private Custom Tour: London in a Day

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Put together your perfect day in London, and see the sights that you want to see on this half- or full-day tour with a private local guide. Customized ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $123.07
Private Tour: Chauffeur-Driven Tour of London, London, Custom Private Tours
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Private Tour: Chauffeur-Driven Tour of London

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Enjoy a private 4-hour tour of London with a private guide and a driver. This tour offers a flexible itinerary, you can choose what you visit. See famous Big ...  Read more

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

From USD $379.42

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