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Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey

Westminster, London
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  • Andy S.
    "crowd opposite Westminster Abbey before the Royal Wedding"(9 Tips)
    Miguel S.
    "early to the evensong"(6 Tips)
    Martin K.
    "Coronation Chair"(7 Tips)
    Gil G.
    "The audio tour is FREE! it's a must to get the most from your visit."(7 Tips)
222 Tips and reviews
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  • Павел Б.
    Very impressive temple, very
  • Ignacio U.
    Nice place :)
  • Cadu S.
    Pricey, looks like. Big cemetery
  • Caroline H.
    Even though we went there early , the queue was ridiculously long!
  • Robert K.
    Robert KnoxApril 13
    Full of historical interest
  • georgi b.
    it is a must
  • Karen
    KarenMarch 5
    This Abbey is majestic. You can just feel the history as you stand and walk among the great Kings, Queens, artists, and writers that are resting here.
  • Marina R.
    The tomb of Isaac newton and Charles Darwin are here!!!!!! OMG
    Upvoted May 13
  • Miguel S.
    Get free access attending to the daily services. If you come early to the evensong, you might get perfect sits next to the choir.
  • Nassos C.
    Nassos ConquesoOctober 27, 2016
    All right! Westminster Abbey! Hands down, best Abbey I've ever seen. Hey!
  • Michael A.
    Michael AnthonyOctober 22, 2016
    Very stunning. Worth it.
  • hj s.
    hj sOctober 4, 2016
    You cant take photos inside. Audoi guide is a bit confusing. Theres a very nice garden you can take photos I think...
  • Jirka D.
    Jirka DvořákAugust 26, 2016
    Forget the routes, go to regular service and it will be unforgettable experience. Services are free and everybody is welcome.
  • Ben E.
    Ben EngenAugust 18, 2016
    The Lady Chapel is particularly gorgeous. Don't forget to scrutinize the graves, tombs and memorials. You have no idea who you could be walking past.
  • Milli P.
    Milli ParkusAugust 11, 2016
    Architecture!!! Location of course💖
  • Michael N.
    Michael NataleAugust 9, 2016
    Definitely worth the price of admission if you are interested in listening to the entire tour. Great historic site.
  • lalei c.
    lalei caviedesJuly 14, 2016
    queen Elizabeth got marryed here
  • Sarah .
    Sarah 🍪 FinautJuly 13, 2016
    Pricey butternut worth a visit. Audioguide for free. When visiting on Tuesday or Wednesday you can also visit the college gardens.
  • Priya T.
    Priya TungrusJune 18, 2016
    As a Londoner I found the £20 ticket steep! Nice enough with lots of history but I still prefer St Paul's
  • Julia K.
    Julia KateMay 8, 2016
    Attend a service here whether your religious or is hands down indescribable how beautiful the cathedral is. If you are Aussie or kiwi make sure you go to the Anzac service, it's incredible!
  • Suzy
    SuzyMay 2, 2016
    Really nice audio tour :)
  • Christine H.
    Christine HaApril 9, 2016
    Religious monastery landmark ⛪️
  • Cenker K.
    Cenker KöseApril 5, 2016
    You can visit the church free of charge; just check the daily worship hours written in front of the main door... And must see!
  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinDecember 28, 2015
    Burial and coronation place of most English monarchs. Highlights are the coronation chair, poets corner and the lady chapel. A must visit to understands its importance in British history.
  • Krish B.
    Krish BudhdeoDecember 25, 2015
    My school innit ;)
  • Alipe
    AlipeDecember 10, 2015
    Famous building and full of people
  • Cj A.
    Cj AquinoDecember 10, 2015
    Go morning cause it can be dark and scary. Stay for evensong
  • Kasia K.
    Kasia KoczułapNovember 8, 2015
    Closed on Sunday.
  • Antique A.
    Antique ArtNovember 4, 2015
    Take a step back in time with this 125-year old photo of Westminster Abbey. Read more
  • Eyal T.
    Eyal TseitlinOctober 13, 2015
    The place is huge and is soaked with British history
  • Brett F.
    Brett FriedmanAugust 14, 2015
    20 quid for entrance. No thanks.
  • EArchitect
    EArchitectJuly 8, 2015
    Arrive by 4:30pm to attend the 5pm daily Evening Song mass. Absolutely superlative experience. The entrance into the abbey is on the west side. Photography is strictly prohibited inside.
    Upvoted Jun 15
  • KT B.
    KT Bosse-FoyJuly 6, 2015
    Choral Evensong at 3pm, Organ Recital at 5.45pm on Sunday
  • Magdalena M.
    It never ceases to amaze me how beautiful it is - outside&inside
  • Leo D.
    Leo De W8erApril 9, 2015
    I'm sure it's beautiful inside but 20£ per person is not cheap guys, even if everything in London is expensive.
  • Yarn L.
    Yarn LamApril 5, 2015
    This abbey is steeped in history. Download the app and relive your journey through its awe inspiring halls.
  • Bhan L.
    Bhan LamMarch 28, 2015
    Deep history, audio guides provided. Audio guides also available as a mobile app. No photos inside.
  • Marcus A.
    Marcus AgarMarch 21, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Pricey if you pay the £20 entry fee - but free if you're going in to worship!
  • Olivia
    OliviaMarch 15, 2015
    Worth the entry fee. Audio guide and map are provided. Lots of statues and tombstones. A must for people interested in churches.
  • Amy Y.
    Amy YFebruary 28, 2015
    Worth the price of admission. And if you're part of Westminster City Save, you can get in for free!
  • Shamsa L.
    Shamsa LootahFebruary 20, 2015
    A beautiful attraction with a very nice cafe at the back. Walk around the church & the backyard to truly enjoy this experience! A must visit ❤️
  • Chris 
    Chris January 28, 2015
    When you reach the entrance you get goosebumps!
  • Stefania M.
    Stefania ManiJanuary 19, 2015
    £18 to get in.
  • Honza B.
    Honza BurešJanuary 6, 2015
    Fantastic building. Many historical stories happened here
  • Robert A.
    Robert AccetturaJanuary 2, 2015
    It's expensive and the line is long. But it's a must see. It's all of British history in one beautiful historic building. Take an audio tour and walk around. It's pretty amazing.
  • Robert A.
    Robert AccetturaDecember 30, 2014
    Expensive, but how could you possibly not visit?
  • Kevin D.
    Kevin DulinDecember 7, 2014
    Random and often times very early closing times.
  • Alex L.
    Alex LuzNovember 30, 2014
    Absolutely fantastic!
  • Igor O.
    Igor OrshanskiyNovember 29, 2014
    Come 20 minutes before the opening and you will be one of the first.
  • Elizabeth L.
    Elizabeth LeeNovember 21, 2014
    Closes real early at 6pm. Near Big Ben, so u can drop by both at the same time.
  • Önder B.
    Önder BingölNovember 9, 2014
    You can find the resting places of Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin within the abbey.
  • Beatriz N.
    Lovely cathedral
  • Géraldine P.
    Géraldine ParrinelloOctober 12, 2014
    A Musy to see in London.Beautiful cathédrale
  • Megan D.
    Megan DennyOctober 6, 2014
    Stunning Evensong
  • Katherine M.
    Katherine M.October 3, 2014
    My friend Amy says, "Admission is a bit steep (I think it's ~14 pounds), but it really was something special. Check out the Poet's Corner: Carroll, Spenser, Chaucer, Wilde, etc."
  • J L.
    J LSeptember 29, 2014
    Lovely abbey of historic proportions. See tombs of kings and queens of the UK and learn a bit of history. The self guided tour is terrific. Not photos in the Abbey however.
  • Brian L.
    Brian LaVigneSeptember 18, 2014
    Beautiful, a must see to believe
  • Bryony T.
    Bryony TaggSeptember 6, 2014
    Definitely worth a visit inside
  • Antonio L.
    Antonio LippiAugust 19, 2014
    Magic place. Must be there once
  • Azalea R.
    Azalea RaeAugust 19, 2014
    Parking near the abbey costs 24£ for 4 hours *dies a little (read: a lot) inside.
  • Zachary R.
    Zachary Reiss-DavisAugust 15, 2014
    My favorite "tourist" thing to see in London. Pay to go inside. Free Audio tour is very good.
  • Olga T.
    Olga TsybulskaAugust 13, 2014
    Magnificent building. Unfortunately was closed on Sunday.
  • Oliver S.
    Oliver ShreeveAugust 11, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    So many, many tourists.
  • Gwestella
    GwestellaAugust 7, 2014
    No Eucharist is sung on 0800hrs service.
  • Clmedi
    ClmediJuly 29, 2014
    It is so beautiful inside
  • Ron M.
    Ron MoreauJune 25, 2014
    Chilling in London 🇬🇧
  • Bogdan B.
    Bogdan BaranovJune 7, 2014
    In London near Big Ben
    MaryQueenofScots.netApril 21, 2014
    Next to the tomb of Mary Queen of Scots is the tomb of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox on which is a kneeling figure of her son Lord Darnley. Read more
    MaryQueenofScots.netApril 21, 2014
    Mary Queen of Scots tomb was sculpted by William and Cornelius Cure. She wears a close-fitting coif, a laced ruff, and a long mantle fastened by a brooch. At her feet is the Scottish lion crowned.
    MaryQueenofScots.netApril 21, 2014
    The magnificent marble tomb of Mary Queen of Scots, erected by her son James I, is located in the south aisle of the Lady Chapel. It features a fine white marble effigy under an elaborate canopy.
    MaryQueenofScots.netApril 21, 2014
    Mary Queen of Scots was first buried in Peterborough Cathedral with great solemnity by Elizabeth I's orders but her son, James VI & I had her remains brought to Westminster in 1612.
  • SIY A.
    SIY AUYApril 19, 2014
    Entrance fee £16
  • Aicha Le blog de Kat
    Great place to get a feel of British history!
  • Roslyn-Nicole F.
    Roslyn-Nicole FordApril 7, 2014
    everyone should go to mass here at least once during their trip even if they aren't religious. and for a tour. No photography inside though
  • izi.TRAVEL
    izi.TRAVELApril 7, 2014
    For good reasons, Westminster Abbey is one of England’s most prominent national symbols. It offers fascinating stories and some unique architecture. Read more
  • Eleonora C.
    Eleonora C.February 20, 2014
    pretty expensive (18£ adult ticket) but audioguides incl.Polite staff and nice shop. before visiting check the openings of the gardens on the website. Definitely appreciated the hourly prayer :D
  • Vladimir P.
    Vladimir PavlichenkoJanuary 25, 2014
    For the best view and photo shoot better go opposite main entrance on 40m. You can catch all monuments and Big Ben.
  • Gato M.
    Gato MongeDecember 29, 2013
    PALACE AND ABBEY OF WESTMINSTER - World Heritage UNESCO Westminster Palace, rebuilt from the year 1840 on the site of important medieval remains, is a fine example of neo-Gothic architecture. Read more
  • Lera
    LeraDecember 15, 2013
    Royal cemetery, full of medieval statues. Henry VIII is not buried here though.
  • Mike D.
    Mike DeSimoneNovember 16, 2013
    Make sure to check out Sir Isaac Newton!
  • James D.
    James DunnOctober 23, 2013
    So beautiful with so much history. Be sure to do the tour inside!
  • Дмитрий Г.
    It was really fantastic and awesome!!!
  • Rain T.
    Rain TanOctober 2, 2013
    Audio guides are free and narrated by the one and only Jeremy Irons.
  • Will B.
    Will BelfordSeptember 18, 2013
    Magnificent. So big, you couldn't get enough of it, in 1 hour. It really was a great experience. This is where Diana's funeral was held and where William and Kate got married.
  • Oliver U.
    Oliver U.August 29, 2013
    Take the included audio guide. It offers you a lot of amazing news and stories about Abby and her monuments.
  • Simona G.
    Simona GambereriAugust 17, 2013
    Beautiful church
  • Alesha D.
    Alesha DaileyAugust 1, 2013
    Fun observation: if you pay attention to the stairs, you'll notice how worn down they are in the center, the result of almost a 1000 years worth of people walking where you are now.
  • Mark H.
    Mark HartnadyJuly 17, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Entry is £18 but the shop at the end is free. And of course, from the shop you can sneak in.
  • Maria I.
    Maria ImashevaJuly 3, 2013
    No public toilets? Are you joking?
  • DoubleTree by Hilton
    Check out Temple Church, just 2 stops by Tube from Westminister. It is one of the holiest and best hidden of Britain’s medieval treasures made popular by “The Da Vinci Code,” Temple EC4Y 7HL.
  • Diana P.
    Diana PJuly 1, 2013
    Check out Temple Church, just 2 stops by Tube from Westminister. It is one of the holiest and best hidden of Britain’s medieval treasures made popular by “The Da Vinci Code,” Temple EC4Y 7HL.
  • Daniil A.
    Daniil AndrianovMay 31, 2013
    The Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, popularly known as Westminster Abbey, is a large, mainly Gothic church, in the City of Westminster, London.
  • Karin H.
    Karin HillMay 15, 2013
    It's expensive (£18 for an adult) but the audio tour and the kids scavenger hunt is pretty good.
  • Carolin M.
    Carolin MaderMay 8, 2013
    Check sightseeing times beforehand. The cathedral is not always open to the public
    Otel.comApril 2, 2013
    The place became a popular venue for royal weddings when Princess Patricia chose it for her marriage to the Alexander Ramsay in 1919.
  • Frank N.
    Frank NoomFebruary 20, 2013
    No visiting on Sunday but if you would like to see a bit of the beautiful Westminster Abbey and you love Organ Music, come here at 5:45pm. There are Organ Recitals weekly!
  • Ben F.
    Ben FirshmanFebruary 18, 2013
    The Westminster Abbey Museum is located in the 11th-century vaulted undercroft beneath the former monks' dormitory.
  • Jen B.
    Jen BorusFebruary 11, 2013
    Arrive for the verger tour at 1030 or 1100
  • Charl C.
    Charl ChapmanFebruary 10, 2013
    Closed to sightseeing on Sundays
  • Timur S.
    Timur SultanovJanuary 26, 2013
    Amazing view
  • PILAR P.
    Impresionante! Eso si prepárate para mucha gente y muchos turistas de todos lados del mundo q no te dejan ver tranquilamente
  • Guido A.
    Incredibile,stupefacente,meraviglioso,senza parole da visitare assolutamente
  • Tania S.
    No se permiten tomar fotografías
  • Philip C.
    Erbaut nach dem Vorbild der Kathedrale von Reims; der französischste unter den englischen Kirchenbauten der Gotik. Seit Wilhelm dem Eroberer wurden alle Könige von England hier gekrönt und beigesetzt.
  • Tom L.
    Tom LittrellMarch 14
  • André C.
    André CamposJanuary 13
  • Vicente M.
    Una visita impresionante. Vale la pena lo que se paga. Volvería a verla de cabeza.
  • Ross L.
    Ross LópezDecember 12, 2016
    Impresionante! En teoría NO está permitido tomar fotografías dentro del recinto. La mejor época para entrar rápido y apreciar con más tiempo es después de sept. Acceso y audioguias con tu London Card
  • Ludmila V.
    Ludmila VoznesenskayaDecember 9, 2016
    Невероятно крутое место. Обязательно берите гид, без него не понять всю прелесть этой исторической сказки
  • Louise d.
    Louise de PausNovember 27, 2016
    Van binnen zeer indrukwekkend maar niet fotograferen
  • Jorge V.
    Jorge VOctober 31, 2016
    Impresionante construcción!!!
  • Alejandra P.
    Alejandra PalaciosSeptember 11, 2016
    Caro af, 25 libras por una iglesia?
  • Los Viajes d.
    Los Viajes de PituApril 12, 2016
    El templo más famoso y antiguo de Londres donde se hacen las coronaciones reales. 👍
  • Christoph U.
    Christoph UnckellAugust 11, 2015
    Der Eintrittspreis von über 25€ pro Person ist nicht gerechtfertigt! Ripp-off!
  • BURAK C.
    BURAK C.April 29, 2015
    Gördüğüm en büyük kiliselerden biri. Parlemento meydanında ve özel günlerde enteresan olabiliyor.
  • Pedro G.
    Pedro GuerreiroApril 13, 2015
    Arquitectura exterior muito bonita. No meu caso fui na Pascoa e aproveitei para entrar durante o service (missa de cerca de meia hora). Dá para entrar sem pagar e ver o interior da abadia.
  • Boris K.
    Boris KolesnikovApril 4, 2015
    Очень красиво!
  • SI U.
    SI ULDecember 22, 2014
    Iglesia, £18... Vale la pena..
  • Jay L.
    Jay LeeOctober 30, 2014
    not be confused with Westminster Catheral! 웨스트민스터 대성당이라기보단 사원이 맞습니다 :)
  • Kamil S.
    Kamil SözenOctober 6, 2014
    Kiliseye para vererek girmem diye kastım yıllarca, ama buraya paşa paşa girdim. Artık bir anıt olmış Newton olmasa yine zordu ama... Ücretsiz verilen audio guidelar bir nebze 16 poundu unutturuyor.
  • Angela Teresa R.
    Angela Teresa RispoliSeptember 10, 2014
    a igreja real.Vale o quanto se paga!
  • Joseane O.
    Joseane OliveiraAugust 25, 2014
    A abadia é linda! Não dá vontade de sair de lá!
  • Alex J.
    Alex JAugust 19, 2014
    Bonita, porém com muita fila e preço salgado para entrar
  • Lucas M.
    Lucas Marino AguirreAugust 18, 2014
    Im pre sio nante!. Vale la pena.
  • Renata F.
    Renata FernandesAugust 10, 2014
    Catedral impressionante, relíquia de Londres, vale muito a pena conferir este lugar.
  • Mariano
    MarianoApril 21, 2014
    Alucinante, perfecto el audio-guia, muy recomendable
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