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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 $25.02
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

4.5 star rating: Recommended 62 Reviews

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 $98.84
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 on an exciting full-day tour. Visit Westminster Abbey and get an inside look at Buckingham ...  Read more

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

From USD $173.90
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 $81.32
Private Tour: Westminster Abbey and Banqueting House Walking Tour in London, London, Walking Tours
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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.)

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Private Custom Tour: Day Tour of London, London, Walking Tours
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Private Custom Tour: Day Tour of London

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Choose from a 3.5-hour or 7-hour tour completely customized tour. Explore central London taking in the major sights and hidden gems. Discover this fascinating ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: Flexible

From USD $300.26
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 $359.69
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 $63.81
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London Full Day Tour, London, Viator Exclusive Tours
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London Full Day Tour

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This tour will take you to the most iconic landmarks in London: Buckingham Palace, Changing of the Guard, Big Ben, St Paul's Cathedral the Tower of London and ...  Read more

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

From USD $344.05
Vintage Bus Tour of London Including Westminster Abbey and Thames River Cruise, London, Walking ... 
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Vintage Bus Tour of London Including Westminster Abbey and Thames River Cruise

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See London’s highlights by retro double-decker bus and cruise boat on this 5.5-hour tour, which includes a guided tour of Westminster Abbey. Take a seat on a ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: Flexible

From USD $57.55

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