St Paul's Cathedral - Skip The Line Tickets  

 
 
ADDRESS
, St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M 8AD
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Sat 8.30am-4pm (last entry). Sunday open for worship only and there is no sightseeing.
 

St Paul's Cathedral - Skip The Line Tickets Being the cathedral of the capital city, St Paul's is officially the spiritual home of Great Britain. The funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington and Sir Winston Churchill were conducted inside the church's fortress-like walls, as was the elaborate fairy-tale wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. Built by court architect, Sir Christopher Wren, after the Great Fire of London in 1666, the cathedral miraculously survived the Blitz in World War Two when most of the surrounding area was flattened by German bombing raids. It consequently served to act as an inspirational symbol of British strength in the nation's darkest hour. During the construction of the dome and galleries, architect Wren was wrenched up and down in a basket at least once a week to inspect the work in progress. By the time work was completed in 1708, Wren was 78 years old and watched on as his son placed the last stone in position. Three curving galleries lead up to the dome - one of the largest in the world and one of the best viewing points in the City.

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Architectural symbolism and sentiment, medieval relics and Victorian mosaics, curving galleries and great dome.

 

Highlights

 

  • The Golden Gallery
  • The Dome
  • The Stone Gallery
  • The Whispering Gallery
  • Exhibition-Oculus: an eye into St Pauls

Schedule

 

Monday to Saturday
The Cathedral is open to sightseers between 8:30am - 4:00pm (last admission)
The galleries are open to sightseers from 9:30am - 4:00pm (last admission)

Special services or events may close all or part of the Cathedral at short notice.
Sunday open for worship only and there is no sightseeing.

Please click here to view closures

Additional Information

 

  • Those travelling in a group can benefit from the Group Tour System where the tour leader can communicate clearly to the group via a microphone and transmitter to each of the group members receivers.
  • Filming and photography is not allowed inside the Cathedral, but is permitted on the external galleries, without tripods, on a non-commercial basis.
  • Children under six (6) years of age are admitted free of charge and do not require a ticket. (Children must be accompanied by an adult when visiting the galleries)
  • Family tickets are applicable for 1 adult and 2 or 3 children, or 2 adults and 2 or 3 children
  • All advance tickets are available with a self-print option only. You will need access to a printer to print your admission tickets.
  • St Pauls Cathedral offers complimentary entry for a visitor with a disability and an accompanying carer or necessary companion these tickets should be requested on arrival.

Venue Information:
St Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD
Nearest Train Station: Blackfriars, Cannon Street or London Bridge
Nearest Underground: Blackfriars
Public Bus Routes: 4, 11, 15, 23, 25, 26, 100, 242

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
St. Paul's Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Mansion House Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
City Thameslink Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Smithfield Central Market NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Snowhill NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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